Education	and	Globalization	in	Southeast	Asia:	Issues	and	Challenges	(Higher	Education	in	Malaysia:	Access,	Equity	and	Quality	)
E-Books

Education and Globalization in Southeast Asia: Issues and Challenges (Higher Education in Malaysia: Access, Equity and Quality )

by Rohan Mukherjee ; Jasbir S. Singh ; Rozilini M. Fernandez-Chung ; T Marimuthu

Prior to the era of globalization, education in Southeast Asia was viewed in the context of the national state and it was deployed in the service of state and nation-building and national economic development. States monopolized education, and public-funded centralized education systems were established to teach literacy, transmit national cultures and promote social cohesion, and to produce literate workers. Globalization forces, however, dramatically impacted in varying ways and degrees the national education systems across the region. As states begun to see their citizens as resources to enhance the countries' competitiveness in the global market, it, among other things, led to the increasing demand for highly skilled and qualified human capital. The accompanying neoliberal ideology led to varying degrees of decentralization, privatization and internationalization of education, especially of higher education, in Southeast Asia. 

The chapters in this volume focus on a number of issues and challenges confronting the education sector in Southeast Asia, including: 
(i) the contrasting language in education policy in Singapore and Malaysia; 
(ii) the introduction of an English-medium private education sector in Malaysia; 
(iii) the internationalization of Thai higher education; 
(iv) access and quality issues in the massification of Malaysian higher education; 
(v) secondary school quality and higher education participation in Indonesia;
(vi) equity, access and retention in primary school education in Malaysia; and
(vii) reforms in the primary and secondary education in Myanmar.

Refer to this link for list of supported app: Click here!


Disclaimer: Our supplier will reach out via email with redemption process and code.


For any enquiries regarding E-books from Alkem, please contact support@alkem.com.sg


Status: Available For Purchase

Regular price
SGD 7.81
Sale price
SGD 7.81
Regular price
SGD 7.81
Unit price
per 
Tax included.

Delivered within 5 business days

Product Details

  • Publisher : ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute
  • Product Code : 9789814762915C04

About Author

Rohan Mukherjee ; Jasbir S. Singh ; Rozilini M. Fernandez-Chung ; T Marimuthu

Rohan Mukherjee is Assistant Professor of Political Science at Yale-NUS College, with a joint appointment by courtesy at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, Singapore. ; Jasbir S. Singh is former Professor, Faculty of Education, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. ; Rozilini M. Fernandez-Chung is currently Vice-President, HELP University College (Malaysia), and was formerly with the Malaysian Qualifications Agency. ; T. Marimuthu is Adjunct Professor, School of Education and Cognitive Sciences, Asia e University, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and formerly was Professor, Faculty of Education, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.