Education in Kuala Lumpur

International Schools in Kuala Lumpur

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There are many international schools in Malaysia, mostly in Kuala Lumpur, which follow a foreign curriculum. Tuition costs between RM 10,000 to RM 15,000 per year which is lower than most countries. As with the public schools, private schools follow the guidelines and rules set by the Malaysian Ministry of Education. Most schools use English as the main language. Students are required to take major exams like those who are studying in public schools.

The Alice Smith School
British National Curriculum

The Australian International School
Curriculum: Australian Curriculum

British International School Kuala Lumpur
Curriculum: British National Curriculum

Fairview International School
Curriculum: International Baccalaureate

Garden International School
Curriculum: British National Curriculum

The International School of Kuala Lumpur
Curriculum: International Baccalaureate

The International School at ParkCity
Curriculum: International Primary Curriculum (IPC) and based on UK National Curriculum

Mont'Kiara International School
Curriculum: American and International Baccalaureate

Sayfol International School
Curriculum: British National Curriculum

For more education on schools, refer to the complete listing on International Schools in Malaysia.

International Baccalaureate (IB)

The IB program is offered by a number of private schools. It is taught under the supervision of the International Baccalaureate Organisation. All students study languages, social science, experimental science, mathematics and arts.

The IB is divided into three programmes covering the following age ranges:

  1. Primary Years Programme (PYP) ages 3-12
  2. Middle Years Programme (MYP) ages 11-16
  3. Diploma Programme (DP) ages 16-18

Update 3/06/2015


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Malaysia International School Curriculums
Not all international schools in Malaysia follow the same curriculum. Some popular ones are British, American and Australian curriculums.

If you would like more information on the curriculums, you can find it here

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