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Unscientific Malaysia: How declining science literacy endangers our nation

Two international assessments paint a disturbing picture on Malaysia’s level of science literacy. In 2009, PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment) revealed that Malaysia’s science literacy among 15-16 year old students ranked 52 out of 74 countries. Malaysia scored 422 points, which was below the international average of 463. At this score, Malaysia was ranked…