There are currently over 170 international schools in Malaysia today. Each international school is unique in terms of their offerings such as the type of the curriculum followed. The British Curriculum is by far the most popular curriculum offered by international schools in Malaysia. However, it is common for international schools to offer more than one curriculum and academic qualification. For example, a school may offer the American Curriculum up until secondary school level and the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme at pre- university level. The range of international curricula offered in Malaysia is wide, with over ten curricula and examinations in total.
The Cambridge International Curriculum was introduced by Cambridge Assessment International Education, a globally recognised provider of international qualifications. Cambridge International is part of the world-renowned University of Cambridge. Over 10,000 schools in 160 countries offer Cambridge programmes and qualifications. Five elements define the Cambridge education which are international curriculum, teaching, learning, assessment and international recognition.
Important facts about the Cambridge International Curriculum in Malaysia:
• These four stages of the Cambridge Curriculum are Cambridge Primary, Cambridge Lower Secondary, Cambridge IGCSE and Cambridge International AS & A Levels.
• The curriculum’s structure is known as The Cambridge Pathway and caters to students aged five to 19.
• Students in Upper Secondary usually sit for either the IGCSE or O Level examinations. Schools which provide the Cambridge IGCSE can offer subjects to their students in any combination.
• The most popular pre-university route for those who complete the IGCSE or O Level is the Cambridge International A Level.
• Students’ academic progress are assessed through Checkpoints at the end of Cambridge Primary and Cambridge Lower Secondary.
The search results below lists down the international schools in Malaysia offering the Cambridge Curriculum! Find the right international school for your child today.