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Malaysian Universities Too Focused On Quantity Over Quality

Dr Sharifah Munirah Alatas, Senior Lecturer, School of History, Politics and Strategic Studies, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

03-Nov-22 07:45

Malaysian Universities Too Focused On Quantity Over Quality

Malaysia has produced 5.5 million graduates from higher education institutions to date. But are universities producing graduates with the skills and critical thinking to thrive in our economy? We speak to Dr Sharifah Munirah Alatas, Senior Lecturer at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia on much-needed reforms in higher education.


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Produced by: Moh Heng Ying

Presented by: Shazana Mokhtar, Wong Shou Ning, Chong Tjen San


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Categories:  politicseducationgovernment

Tags:  higher education reformshigher education systemmalaysian universitiesfresh graduatecritical thinking





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