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School and education in Brunei

It is a 12-year compulsory school in Brunei. Most kids go to school.

Education in Brunei

Over 30% of the schools in the country are private schools. The country's national language Malay is the language of instruction for everyone in the first school years. English is increasingly used upwards in school. In addition to the formal school system, there are Islamic religious institutes, where a large number of students volunteer outside regular school hours. See TOPSCHOOLSINTHEUSA for TOEFL, ACT, SAT testing locations and high school codes in Brunei.

Brunei has one university, founded in 1985.

Illiteracy is estimated to be approx. 9% (2000).

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