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At a glance, Malaysia and England looked like they share many comparable government policies, especially in politics and education. This monitoring is largely on account of the simple fact that the British used to inhabit Malaysia and brought many of the British cultures into the nation, which has been called British Malay back then. After obtaining its independence in 1957, the new Malaysian authorities under its first Prime Minister has been given the control of ruling the country with no interference from outsiders. Understandably, the new independent authorities chose to maintain the schooling system that British has begun and concentrated more on implementing new policies on politics within the Parliament. It was not till the 1970s that the government decided to begin reconstructing the education system made by the British in order to make its own identity as an independent country1. However, the renovation did not occur on its own as it had been triggered by a nationwide racial riot in 1969. The riot delivered one loudly and bold message to the authorities; that the Malays as the native inhabitants wanted to close the gap of rural-urban residential prominence of particular cultural groups because they were at a disadvantage, while the Chinese and Indians that were brought into the country through the British occupation since immigrants, desired equal opportunities in both politics and education with no obstacles of inter-ethnic interactions2. The requirement in the Chinese and Indians was met successfully and Malaysia is currently known as a multi-cultural society and also the 3 big races (Chinese, Indian and Chinese) have been living peacefully beneath the diversity of cultures, languages and religions2. For both Malaysia and England, the compulsory educat...