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HIGH PERFORMING SCHOOLS

WIDENING ACCESS TO QUALITY AND AFFORDABLE EDUCATION – NKRA3

•QUALITY – TO BE RECOGNISED IN THE GLOBAL ARENA •AFFORDABLE – GOVERNMENT & GOVERNMENT- AIDED SCHOOLS

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MIGRATING THROUGH STANDARDS OF ACHIEVEMENT AND PERFORMANCE
HPS is defined as schools with ethos, character and a unique identity which enable the schools to excel in all aspects of education. These schools have strong and excellent work cultures and dynamic national human capital for holistic and continuous development in addition to being able to compete in the international arena, hence becoming the school of choice.
•Upward trend academic achievement (take-off value: min. 80% in the public examinations) ; • Malaysian Standard Quality of Education (min. 90% achievement in all dimensions); • Recipient of national and international awards; • Develop leaders with towering personalities; • Benchmark and reference point for both local and international schools; • Smart Partnership with the community • Network with both local and international schools • Linkages with local and international institutions of higher learning. HIGH PERFORMING SCHOOLS

MIGRATING TO

HPS :
CLUSTER RESIDENTIAL SCHOOLS ASC PREMIER SMART SCHOOLS DAY SCHOOLS TRUST SCHOOLS

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PERCENTAGE 90 – 100 % 80 – 89 %

LEVEL
5 – STAR 4 – STAR

CATEGORY HPS/ TRUST SCHOOL CLUSTER/ SBP/ PREMIER/ SMART SCHOOL/ TECHNICAL/ RELIGIOUS/ DAY SCHOOL/ TRUST SCHOOL SBP/ PREMIER/ SMART SCHOOL/ TECHNICAL/ RELIGIOUS/ DAY SCHOOL/ FELDA/ TRUST SCHOOL PREMIER/ SMART SCHOOL/ TECHNICAL/ RELIGIOUS/ DAY SCHOOL/ FELDA/ SPECIAL EDUCATION/ TRUST SCHOOL RELIGIOUS/ DAY SCHOOL/ FELDA/ SPECIAL EDUCATION/ SKM/ ASLI/ FELDA/ TRUST SCHOOL
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70 – 79 %

3 - STAR

60 - 69 %

2 - STAR

50 – 59 %

1 - STAR

SOP/BPSBPSK/12809/SBT

SCHOOL QUALITY PYRAMID (CURRENT)
90 %
TRUST SCHOOL

80 %
MIGRATION THROUGH STANDARDS OF ACHIEVEMENT
TRUST SCHOOL

70 %
TRUST SCHOOL

60 %
TRUST SCHOOL

50 %
TRUST SCHOOL SOP/BPSBPSK/12809/SBT

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SCHOOL QUALITY PYRAMID (ASPIRED)
TRUST SCHOOL(TS)

90 %

/TRUST SCHOOL(TS)

80 %

70 %
/TRUST SCHOOL (TS)

60 %
/TS

50 %
SOP/BPSBPSK/12809/SBT /TS

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PRIORITISED BIG WINS FOR HIGH PERFORMING SCHOOLS
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HIGH

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6 3 2 1 5 7

Announce High-Performing Schools (HPS) at the end of December every year. Performance based incentives for HPS head teachers and teachers. Advocate fast-tracking to gifted students. 10% of the students from HPS will be accepted into the most competitive universities. All HPS will implement school-based management (Finance, curriculum and teacher selection ). 50% of the HPS will conduct external examinations eg. (New South Wales Examination Certificates) and the results will be published. 100% of the HPS will be evaluated by an independent body and the results will be published (academic). 100% of the HPS will be audited by independent body and the results will be published. (Qualified Auditors). 50% of HPS teaching staff will comprise excellent 6 teachers.

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Impact

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LOW LOW Ease of implementation Prioritised Big Wins Selected Big Wins HIGH

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Obtaining HPS status will only be achievable to schools meeting the stringent requirements Objectives Examples
Excellent academic achievement

Ensure that academic achievement meets the level of the best schools in Malaysia

All HPS should fall within the top 80% of national examination averages for schools

High quality of school

Ensure that non-academic achievement, and school environment is taken into consideration Ensure continuous production of future towering personalities as in the past.

SKPM of 90% and above a prerequisite

Towering Personalities

Prime Minister, top-notch academicians and professionals

Internationally benchmarked

Ensure that school is continuously benchmarked locally and internationally.

Visits by Ministers, academicians and professionals from within in and outside the countries. Exchange of best practices, staff and students exchange programme , virtual linkages. Credit transfer and joint action research, sharing of facilities and amenities.

Network with other schools

Ensure extensive networking with local and international institutions of learning.

Linkages with institutions of higher learning

Ensure continued working relationship with institutions of higher learning that benefit both parties.

HPS schools will obtain the following privileges, rewards and operating modes Example Description
▪ Increased autonomy in decision-making,
Autonomy school operations, and selecting/ hiring teachers

▪ Teach any syllabus, flexi -time
table and school based assessment ▪ Use multiple modes of instruction-IT based ▪ Financial management

Financial rewards/ allocation

▪ Rewards / allocation for schools, school
leaders, and teachers

▪ RM 700,000 per school ▪ RM 1,000 per Principals/teachers for
Secondary schools ▪ RM 700 per Headmasters/teachers for Primary schools

Training and capability building

▪ Allow greater range of options for human ▪ Sabbatical for Head teachers
capital development after 2 years ▪ Tailor programme according to need analysis study

Fast tracking of students

▪ Allow greater range of options for human ▪ Compressed Syllabus (for eg. For
capital development Primary level- 50% Yr2 done in Yr1 and another 50% done in Yr 3.

Process of obtaining HPS status
First stage screening (GPS+SKPM (verified)

Categorization of schools

Excellent schools apply for status

Basic requirements

- 70% GPS - 30% SKPM

1. Linkages 2. Networking 3.Towering personality 4. Benchmarking 5. Awards

Second stage screening (Additional Annexes)

Annual review

Announce New HPS annually

We have conducted focus groups with relevant stakeholders, who are supportive of the HPS concept
Principals/ Headmaster
‘….we’re excited on the prospects of receiving full autonomy, with continuous professional development….’ ‘….we believe these mechanism will enhance our career progression opportunities and ensure accountability…..’

Unions

‘….this (autonomy) has been something that we have been pushing for many years, good to hear that the Government is wishing the same now…..” ‘….teacher contribution must be recognized and rewarded accordingly….in addition to their welfare….’

Subject Matter Experts

‘….Malaysia’s education system, even though has produced good human capital thus far, could do a lot more to increase student attainment and relevant skills in preparation for a dynamic and changing world….” ‘….school autonomy is the way to go……as evidenced by top performing schools around the world…..’

Public

‘….we hope this time the Goverment is serious in doing good to the education system (in view of how other countries are adapting education to the needs of the economy and future challenges), and recognize that much could be done to improve curriculum and teacher quality…..” ‘…this should not be another political experiment…..education must transcend beyond politics…our children are the most precious and important capital and cannot be tempered with……..

CHALLENGES
1. Finance; 2. Lack of trained officials for monitoring and evaluating HPS; 3. The Education Circulars (Rules & Regulations); 4. Rigid Bureaucracy; 5. Attitude, Management skills and Leadership qualities .

SOLUTIONS
1. Financial allocation parental involvement, smart partnership, sponsorship for students; 2. Decentralizing and expanding Federal Inspectorates (Nazir), Create New Sector, Provide Schools with relevant information; 3. Review and amend Education Circulars (Rules & Regulations); 4. Concept Paper to reduce bureaucracy; 5. Provide relevant leadership and management training.

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2009 HPS ACTION PLAN GANTT CHART (Tentative)
DETAILS BUDGET (RM) JULY AUG SEPT OCT NOV DEC Preparation of HPS : -Concept Paper -Selection Criteria Instrument, -Interview Protocol HPS Cohort 1 (C1)Selection Meetings Coordination Meetings HPS Concept Paper Briefing To : Selected HPS Head teachers , MOE, state Education Officers HPS C1 Head teachers Interview

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27 July to 11 September

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40,000.00
5-8

Leadership training 12-16

222,000.0 0
Meetings and Workshops to prepare: -Leadership Training Module 685,600.0 -HPS Handouts and brochures 0 -Head teachers KPI -Instrument for Evaluating School-based Management -Concept papers for: i.Schoolbased Management, ii.Fast Track for gifted students, iii.students to fast track according to interests and iv.Credit Transfer from school to university HPS Press conference HPS Launching Ceremony Meet The Clients Day TOTAL 21 14 Sept-31 Dec

479,800.0 0
50,000.00 1,477,400.00 30 Oct-1Nov

 

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2010 HPS ACTION PLAN GANTT CHART (Tentative)
DETAILS BUDGET JAN (RM)
5,390,364.00

FEB

MAC

APR

MAY

JUN

JULY

AUG

SEPT

OCT

NOV

DEC

HPS New Sector Salary Asset (Schools & Sector) School-based Management Briefing to Head teachers, MOE, State Education Departments Training: HPS Finance and Accounts Management Course for support staff Meeting for Preparing: -HPS Benchmarking Checklist -HPS teacher training module Training: HPS C1 teachers Coordination Meetings between HPS C1 and Sector HPS C2 Selection Meeting HPS C2 Selection Interview for Head teachers Monitoring & Evaluation: -Preparing HPS C1 Evaluation Reports -HPS C1 Evaluation Reports Meeting

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65,000.00

18-20

236,000.00

25-28

111,800.00

Jan. -Feb.

600,000.00

16-18

5-7 5

3-5 5 6 27-30 4-8 1st Evalu ation 2nd Evalu ation

30,600.00 156,279.00

5,390,364.00

65,000.00

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2010 HPS ACTION PLAN GANTT CHART (Tentative)
DETAILS HPS Conference Announcing: C1 ranking HPS C2 Selection list Special allocation & Bonus 15,050,867.00 25 BUDGET (RM) 409,600.00 JAN FEB MAC APR MAY JUN JULY AUG SEPT OCT NOV 1-3 HPS DEC

Meet The Clients Day (Road Show) HPS Concept paper and School-based Management Briefing to HPS C2 Head teachers HPS C2 Leadership Training

26-28 25,000.00 6-9 40,000.00

250,000.00

13-17

Training: HPS C2 teachers 699,000.00

13-17

TOTAL

24,561,910

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2010 HPS BUDGET
Training RM2,052,00 0 Special Allocations: •Human Capital Dev.Programmes •International Prog. •Maintenance •Training& Coaching •Asset and Inventory •RM 14,000,000 Asset RM4,236,50 0 Salary & Allowance RM1,153,86 4

2010 HPS BUDGET RM24,561, 910

Bonus RM 1,050,867
HIGH PERFORMING SCHOOLS

Meeting / Briefing / Launching Ceremony RM 1,947,020
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THANK YOU

HIGH PERFORMING SCHOOLS

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