Analysis of the factors that influence mathematics achievement in the ASEAN countries

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Martina Maamin
Siti Mistima Maat
Zanaton H Iksan


Mathematical achievements affect students in determining their future careers and the economy of a country. However, mathematical achievement in Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) countries has not reached the target, except in Singapore. However, no systematic studies have examined this problem yet. Thus, this study was conducted to identify the factors that influence mathematical achievement in ASEAN countries. Using the guidance of the Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Review and Meta-Analyses statement’s review methodology, systematic reviews using the Scopus and Web of Science databases identified 40 studies related to mathematics achievement in ASEAN countries. The results show that the factors of students, families, teachers, schools and policymakers influence mathematical achievements in ASEAN countries. Thus, mathematical achievement in ASEAN countries is not influenced by students alone. Suggestions in the future should pay serious attention to all factors in order to improve mathematical achievement in ASEAN countries. 


Keywords: Mathematics achievement, factors, ASEAN countries, systematic review;


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Maamin , M. ., Maat, S. M., & Iksan, Z. H. (2021). Analysis of the factors that influence mathematics achievement in the ASEAN countries. Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences, 16(1), 371–388.