Ask any Johoreans working in Singapore on where he completes his high school education. Chances are, the reply you will get is “Foon Yew High School”.
One of the biggest school in South East Asia, Foon Yew High School (simplified Chinese: 宽柔中学; traditional Chinese: 寬柔中學; pinyin: kuān róu zhōng xué) has 6 cohorts and more than 8,000 students at any one time. It is fully autonomous and receives no funding from the Malaysian Government.
Subjects are taught in Chinese during the first 3 years of education here (初一，二，三) and for the Science stream, English is used as the teaching medium from the 4th-6th year (高一，二，三). Students generally continue their studies in Singapore (NUS, NTU, SMU), Australia and for the very best – The University of Malaysia (challenging due to the quota imposed on Chinese). Read on…
6 comments February 26th, 2009