Transformation of Higher Education Institutions in Malaysia: A Review

Sara Asmawati, Shariffuddin and Jamal Rizal, Razali and Mislaiha, A. Ghani and Wan Raihan, Wan Shaaidi and Ismi Safia Adilah, Ibrahim (2017) Transformation of Higher Education Institutions in Malaysia: A Review. Journal Of Global Business And Social Entrepreneurship (GBSE), 1 (2). pp. 126-136. ISSN 2462-1714. (Published)

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Transformation of higher education has affected tertiary institutions in every part of the globe. Even though, the key factors are generally common around the world, the types of higher education institutions transformation and issues emerge in the change process may vary from one country to another. This paper reviews and discusses about recent studies on the transformation involving different types of higher education institutions that have significantly occurred in Malaysia. Pertinent studies between 2010 until 2015 were researched and selected using multiple online database and direct search engine. The results indicated that four types of Malaysian higher education institution transformation were identified in these studies. Apart from that, the key elements prevalent in the transformation process were also identified and categorized. These findings are significant as they show that more researches on the transformation of other types of higher education institutions in Malaysian context should be conducted. This is due to the fact that, the transformation of the higher education institution impinges on the stakeholders, such as the policymakers, administrators,academics, students, parents, study loan/scholarship providers to mention a few in many different aspects

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: higher education institutions, transformation, institutional change
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Faculty/Division: Centre For Modern Languages and Human Sciences
Institute of Postgraduate Studies
Depositing User: Noorul Farina Arifin
Date Deposited: 08 Nov 2017 06:12
Last Modified: 28 Aug 2019 07:41
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