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Basic Essential of Education: General Student Assistance and Aid

Assistance and subsidise to improve wellbeing of student and lessen the education financial burden

General Student Assistance and Aid

Besides providing free education to all Malaysian students at public and government-aided education facilities, the MoE also provide programmes to improve the students' wellbeing through subsidised insurance schemes and health programmes conducted by the Ministry of Health (MoH). The MoE also provide free textbooks to lessen the financial burden of education, especially for students from lower-income households. 

Skim Perlindungan Murid/Malaysian School Students Takaful Scheme (TPSM) 


Assistance: Fully subsidised accident insurance scheme
Target Group: All Malaysia students studying at public schools
Subsidy: Fully subsidy of annual insurance premium

 

Programme Brief

The Malaysian School Students Takaful Scheme (TPSM) is a subsidised accident insurance scheme provide for all students studying in public (government schools). The Ministry of Education (MoE) bears the annual premium of RM1.50 to provide 24-hours international accident insurance coverage for all government school students. Coverage includes hospitalisation cost and disabilities from accidents.

 

Contacts
Ministry: Ministry of Education Malaysia (MoE) 

Website: https://www.moe.gov.my/

Division: Finance Division
Website: https://moe.gov.my/index.php/my/bantuan-pembelajaran/skim-perlindungan-murid

Email: kpkkpm@moe.gov.my

Mailing address: Level 3, Block E2, E, Federal Government Administrative Centre, 62604 Putrajaya.
Telephone: 03-8884 9585 
Fax: 03-8884 9493

 

Web-links

Application form >
Insurance coverage >
MoE Malaysian School Students Takaful Scheme Circular >
Guideline for Claims >

 

The Textbook Loan Scheme (TBLS)


Programme Brief
Assistance: Subsidised school textbooks
Target Group: All students studying at public school
Subsidy: Full subsidy for the cost of school textbooks

 

Programme Brief
Starting in 2008, the MOE made a provision to give free textbooks to every student regardless of socioeconomic status. The Textbook Loan Scheme (TBLS) was first implemented in 1975. The scheme cover all levels of education from the primary to the upper secondary education in government schools and government-aided schools. The aim of the scheme is to lessen the financial burden of parents from the lower income group and ultimately ensure access to education for every child. In 1983, this scheme was extended to People’s Religious Schools (SMAR).

 

Contacts
Ministry: Ministry of Education Malaysia (MoE) 

Website: https://www.moe.gov.my/index.php/en/bantuan-pembelajaran/skim-pinjaman-buku-teks-spbt
Email: kpkkpm@moe.gov.my

Mailing address: Level 3, Block E2, E, Federal Government Administrative Centre, 62604 Putrajaya.
Telephone: 03-8884 9585 
Fax: 03-8884 9493

The Tuition Aid Scheme (TAS) 


Assistance: Subsidies tuition
Income Group: Monthly household income less than RM530 – RM685 (depending on State)
Target Group: Students from low-income families
Subsidy: Tuition fees 

 

Programme Brief
The Tuition Aid Scheme (TAS), also known as Skim Baucer Tuisyen, was introduced in 2004 by the Ministry of Education (MoE) to provide tuition aid to students from lower-income households. The programme targets students who are weak in Bahasa Malaysia, English, mathematics and science subjects.  By providing subsidised tuition to these students, the MoE hope to raise their academic level to enable them to continue their formal education into secondary level.  By providing assistance to the lower-income student, the MoE also hope to close the divide between the rich, who can afford tuition, and poor students.

 

Objective of the Tuition Aid Scheme (TAS)

  • Increase contact hour pupils and teachers.

  • Motivate students to improve on their weak subjects. 

  • Improve academic achievement of students, especially students from lower-income families Bahasa Malaysia, English, mathematics and science.

  • Through improved academic achievements, there will be higher participation of students from lower-income families in higher education level.

  • Assist students from lower-income families to access tuition classes to address their areas of academic weakness

 

Eligibility

  • Malaysia citizen.

  • Student studying in Years 4, 5 and 6 in Government primary schools or government-aided primary schools. 

  • Monthly household income less than RM530 in Peninsular Malaysia, RM585 in Sarawak and RM685 Sabah/Labuan. 

  • Approved by teachers who teach subjects in Bahasa Malaysia, English, mathematics and science.
     

Contacts
Ministry: Ministry of Education Malaysia (MoE) 

Website: https://www.moe.gov.my/
Email: kpkkpm@moe.gov.my

Mailing address: Level 3, Block E2, E, Federal Government Administrative Centre, 62604 Putrajaya.
Telephone: 03-8884 9585 
Fax: 03-8884 9493

 

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