The concept of balanced human beings

Rohana, Hamzah and Haslinda, Hashim and Nurul Izzati, Atan and Sarimah, Ismail (2016) The concept of balanced human beings. In: E-Proceeding of the 3rd World Conference on Integration of Knowledge 2016 (WCIK 2016) , 28-29 November 2016 , Langkawi, Malaysia. pp. 119-124., 1. ISBN 9789670792125


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The education system in Malaysia is based on a philosophy that emphasizes to produce balance and harmony human being. This idea should be the main agenda in all levels of education. However, as time goes by, the idea becomes vague and poorly understood especially by the younger generation of educators. Therefore, this study aims to regain explanation from experts in education about the concept of balanced human beings. The design of this study is a qualitative study. Nine experts in education have been selected using purposive and snowball sampling technique. The information obtained from the interviews has been analyzed using coding system to create themes for each research question. Results of the study found that the experts’ define the concept of balance human being as a person with strong belief and faith to God, good relationship with others and develop well in all human potentials in an integrated manner and knowledgeable. Thus, the real purpose of education is to inculcate the value of belief and faith to God throughout all intellectual subjects and this method is known as integrated approach in education. Therefore integrated approach in education is the answer to produce integrated thinker and balanced human beings through education system.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Lecture)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Balanced and harmony; Education; Teachers and students
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > B Philosophy (General)
L Education > L Education (General)
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
Faculty/Division: Centre For Modern Languages and Human Sciences
Depositing User: Dr. Rohana Hamzah
Date Deposited: 23 Mar 2017 05:56
Last Modified: 14 Feb 2023 02:59
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