Excerpt from PPPM.
The extraordinary gains by Malaysian students previously may be at risk in both comparative and absolute terms, although performance has improved over several decades. Firstly, education systems from other countries are improving students performance more quickly, and have discovered methods to keep up that momentum. The gap between these system and Malaysia system is consequently growing. Secondly, international appraisals indicate that Malaysian students performance is decreasing in absolute terms.
Kima K1,2,3 Peperiksaan Akhir Tahun Tingkatan 4 MRSM 2012 (Questions for Chemistry Paper 1, 2 and 3 Year End Examination of Mara Junior Science College year 2012)