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Lifelong learning programs in Malaysia

Ab Hamid, Kamal and Mustaffa, Jamaludin and Ahmad, Za'im and Othman, Zaheruddin and Hamzah, Mohd Hilmi and Don, Mohd Sobri and Abdul Rahman, Hamzah (2010) Lifelong learning programs in Malaysia. In: Lifelong Learning International Conference 2010 (3LInC’10), 10 - 12 November 2010, Seri Pacific Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (Unpublished)

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21st Century marks the new mindset on lifelong learning where international society is more receptive to the idea of increasing knowledge and skills through lifelong learning programs.Realizing that the role of lifelong learning is very important in ensuring the country’s wealth and prosperity, many governments, including Malaysia have taken proactive actions to promote lifelong learning initiatives. Malaysian government has enacted policies with lifelong learning as a main tenet in the nation’s development planning. For instance, Third Outline Perspective Plan (OPP3) 2001 – 2010 and 8, 9, and 10 Malaysia Plans - long-term development plans of the national framework in facing globalization challenges, economic liberalization and economic environment – were formulated. The focus of this research is to discuss issues pertaining to lifelong learning in Malaysia. Specifically, this research aimed to discuss lifelong learning programs that are offered by institutions and employers, and examined the benefits of the programs.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: Organised by Executive Development Centre Universiti Utara Malaysia
Subjects: L Education > LC Special aspects of education > LC5201 Education extension. Adult education. Continuing education
Divisions: School of Business Management
Depositing User: Mrs. Norazmilah Yaakub
Date Deposited: 26 Jan 2011 13:53
Last Modified: 07 Dec 2016 03:31
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/1955

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