publication . Article . Other literature type . Preprint . 2017

Being English Teachers in Malaysian Islamic Schools: Identity Narratives from a Five Year ‘Life Journey’

Arab World English Journal; Airil Haimi Mohd Adnan;
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  • Published: 06 Apr 2017 Journal: Arab World English Journal, volume 8, pages 220-233 (eissn: 2229-9327, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: AWEJ Group
Abstract
<p>Malaysia’s national school system is a reflection of the diversity of Malaysians. Instead of a single unitary system, the formal school system in Malaysia consists of national schools for all young Malaysians, national type schools (for Mandarin and Tamil speaking students) and also national religious schools (or sekolah kebangsaan agama) that focus on Islamic education for the Muslim majority group. From informal Islamic schools (or sekolah pondok) of the past, today’s national religious schools continue to play a critical role in educating young Malaysians. Nevertheless, these schools are facing difficult challenges to remain relevant in a rapidly developin...
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free text keywords: English Language and Literature, Arts and Humanities, Narrative inquiry, Agama, biology.organism_classification, biology, Mandarin Chinese, language.human_language, language, Sociology, Feeling, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Pedagogy, Tamil, Mathematics education, Narrative, School system, Islam
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publication . Article . Other literature type . Preprint . 2017

Being English Teachers in Malaysian Islamic Schools: Identity Narratives from a Five Year ‘Life Journey’

Arab World English Journal; Airil Haimi Mohd Adnan;