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Journal of Educational Administration

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Educational development and reformation in Malaysia: past, present and future

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Title:Educational development and reformation in Malaysia: past, present and future
Author(s):Rahimah Haji Ahmad, (Professor and Dean, Faculty of Education, University of Malaya, Malaysia)
Citation:Rahimah Haji Ahmad, (1998) "Educational development and reformation in Malaysia: past, present and future", Journal of Educational Administration, Vol. 36 Iss: 5, pp.462 - 475
Keywords:Curriculum, Development, Education, Malaysia, Organizational change
Article type:Case study
DOI:10.1108/09578239810238456 (Permanent URL)
Publisher:MCB UP Ltd
Abstract:Discusses educational development, focussing on curriculum changes and issues affecting the change in Malaysia and perspectives for the future. Begins with an introduction that describes the school system in general, followed by a description of educational and curriculum development from independence to the present, highlighting the most current trends and changes Malaysia is undertaking. Concludes with discussions on the issue of values education which is being taught in schools and the efforts of the government to mould a united Malaysian nation with Malaysian values, as well as an overview of the current incentives and future perspectives for greater use of technology in the classroom.

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