Development of a Human Capital for Malaysia through the Reform of Education

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Noorziah Mohd Salleh
Alan Nankervis
Yi Liu
Hylmee Matahir


In 2018, the World Bank recommended an index to forecast Human Capital productivity based on four components. Based on healthy 17-year-olds, this study examined their potential. Investigated the potential of 17 graders described in the HCI. Methods - The HCI index includes schooling years, test scores, and child survival. This study compares 12th-grade results with 17th-grade results based on national examinations. SPSS paired t-tests were used with 102 students who took national exams from 2009 to 2018. Limitation. Finances prevented health coverage. Results indicate that the null hypothesis is rejected. There is a need for further research into health coverage.

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Mohd Salleh, N., Nankervis, A., Liu, Y., & Matahir, H. (2023). Development of a Human Capital for Malaysia through the Reform of Education. Journal of ASIAN Behavioural Studies, 8(26), 1–13.


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