The course work consist of three tasks:
Task 1: Academic writing (30%) – Individual Assignment
” Education in Malaysia is an on-going effort towards further developing the potential of individuals in a holistic and integrated manner, so as to produce individuals who are intellectually, spiritually, emotionally and physically balanced and harmonious, based on a firm belief in and devotion to God. Such an effort is designed to produce Malaysian citizens who are knowledgeable and competent, who possess high moral standards, and who are responsible and capable of achieving high level of personal well-being as well as being able to contribute to the harmony and betterment of the family, the society and the nation at large .”
The National Philosophy of Education, 1996
You are required to work on an academic writing about 1,500 to 2,000 word to demonstrate your understanding of the how National Philosophy of Education and Philosophy of Teacher Education and contributed to the production of human capital and nation building. Your focus shall be as the followings:
- Explain with appropriate examples based on the perspective of the Islamic, Western and Eastern philosophy of education that had been integrated in the National Philosophy of Education.
- The National Philosophy of Education is the foundation for the national education system that contributed to the production of human capital capable of contributing to the success of nation building.
- Based on the above statement, discuss how far had the National Philosophy of Education contributed to the success of producing human capital capable of making nation building a reality. To what extend had the Teacher Education Philosophy supported the National Philosophy of Education in the effort to realise the relevant constituent elements?