Education in the Asia-Pacific Region: Issues, Concerns and Prospects

Education in Malaysia

Developments and Challenges

Editors: Samuel, Moses, Tee, Meng Yew, Symaco, Lorraine Pe (Eds.)

  • Serves as the first comprehensive case study book on education in Malaysia
  • Provides multiple perspectives on education in Malaysia, including that of researchers, educators, scientists, policymakers, economists, sociologists and organizational leaders
  • Captures the reflections of prominent Malaysians on the future of the nation’s education
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This book examines Malaysia’s educational landscape, providing a contemporary study of key themes that have emerged in this multicultural, multi-ethnic society, as it attempts to shift from a middle-income to a high-income nation. Combining contributions by scholars from various fields—such as economics, history, sociology, political science and, of course, education—the book provides richer insights into Malaysia. Offering a unique resource, it will be of particular interest to educators, researchers, students, policymakers and members of the public who want to be updated on the latest trends and challenges in Malaysian education.  

About the authors

Moses Samuel is a senior research fellow at the Faculty of Education and member of the Centre for Research in International and Comparative Education (CRICE), University of Malaya. His research and teaching interests include literacy development, discourse analysis, language planning and policy.
Meng Yew Tee is a member of the Faculty of Education and the Centre for Research in International and Comparative Education (CRICE) at the University of Malaya. His research focuses on teaching and learning practices, knowledge construction and learning communities, as well as technology-supported learning.
Lorraine Pe Symaco is the founder director of the Centre for Research in International and Comparative Education (CRICE) at the University of Malaya, Malaysia. She also holds the UNESCO Chair on International and Comparative Educational Research with Special Reference to South East Asia.

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  • The Educational Landscape of Malaysia

    Samuel, Moses (et al.)

    Pages 1-16

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  • Race-Based Policies and Practices in Malaysia’s Education System

    Sua, Tan Yao (et al.)

    Pages 17-32

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  • Education and Politics in Malaysia

    Ming, Ong Kian (et al.)

    Pages 33-51

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  • Development of Higher Education in Malaysia: Issues and Challenges

    Symaco, Lorraine Pe (et al.)

    Pages 53-66

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  • Education Policies and Practices in Malaysia

    Mohd Noor, Mohd Asri (et al.)

    Pages 67-83

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eBook 74,96 €
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  • ISBN 978-981-10-4427-4
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover 89,99 €
price for India (gross)
  • ISBN 978-981-10-4426-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Education in Malaysia
Book Subtitle
Developments and Challenges
Editors
  • Moses Samuel
  • Meng Yew Tee
  • Lorraine Pe Symaco
Series Title
Education in the Asia-Pacific Region: Issues, Concerns and Prospects
Series Volume
39
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-10-4427-4
DOI
10.1007/978-981-10-4427-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-10-4426-7
Series ISSN
1573-5397
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 182
Number of Illustrations and Tables
4 b/w illustrations
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