A Review of Religious Education in Malaysia and Thailand
Every country has a unique educational system to offer its citizens. The Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Higher Education are responsible for overseeing education in Malaysia. Since Malaysia is an Islamic country, the majority of religious education in the country is centered on Islam. In Malaysia, on the other hand, Tahfiz education is the most widely practiced. In contrast to Thailand, Thai Buddhist temples have surpassed all other institutions of learning as the primary source of religious instruction for the vast majority of the populace. Both religious education in these countries has developed in recent years, becoming more systematic and gaining in popularity. Hence, this article will review the religious education practices in Malaysia as well as Thailand.