No. 3B, Jalan Bukit Desa 5,
Taman Bukit Desa,
58100 Kuala Lumpur
George Town is the capital city of Penang. The historical city was once an important trading hub along the Straits of Malacca when it was under British rule. Now, it is known as a multicultural hub filled with colonial buildings, Chinese shophouses, places of worship and more. George Town is also the epicentre of Penang’s gastronomy culture — hawker centres and local food stalls are juxtaposed with artisan cafes, restaurants and bars. Thousands of tourists from Malaysia and abroad visit Penang each year to explore its architecture, food, museums and more recently, mural art. Popular tourist attractions in George Town include Clan Jetties, Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion, Chowrasta Market and Fort Cornwallis.
Schools in George Town are made up of government or public schools, private schools and international schools. The language of instruction in public schools is the official language of Malaysia, Malay. Mandarin and Tamil are the languages of instruction at vernacular schools. On the other hand, international schools in Malaysia use English as its language of instruction. Public and private schools cater to students in primary and secondary levels. Majority of international schools cater to primary and secondary levels. Several international schools have preschool and pre-university levels.