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Islamic integrated education system model in the Malay archipelago: implications for educational leadership

Othman, Azam and Hussien, Suhailah and Sheikh Ahmad, Ismail and Abd Rashid, Adnan and Badzis, Mastura (2017) Islamic integrated education system model in the Malay archipelago: implications for educational leadership. Intellectual Discourse, 25 (1). pp. 203-226. ISSN 0128-4878

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Abstract

This paper discusses the practice of the Islamic Integrated Education System model in selected schools in the Malay Archipelago in the context of education in the 21st century. Islamic Integrated Schools provide an educational system that integrates academic knowledge and Islamic knowledge. Despite having a similar aim,these schools often have their own Islamic Integrated education system in place, which varies from school to school. An instrument derived from an earlier study conducted by this research team was utilised in the data collection process. The questionnaire focused on four constructs that describe a model of an Islamic Integrated school, that is, The School’s Concept, The Integration of Islamic and Academic Knowledge, Teacher-Student Relationship, and The School’s Islamic Climate. The sample consisted 2017of 507 students from one Singaporean, two Indonesian, and three Malaysian Islamic Integrated Schools. Overall, the model suggests that the Integration of the Islamic and Academic Knowledge was the weakest contributing factor to the overall concept of the Islamic Integrated education system compared to Teacher-Student Relationship and the School’s Islamic Climate. The findings indicate the need for the Islamic Integrated Schools to critically evaluate their existing implementation of knowledge integration to better prepare their students for the challenges of the 21st century.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 2013/57471
Uncontrolled Keywords: Islamic education, Integration of knowledge, Integrated Islamic schools, Islamic schools, Malay archipelago, Pendidikan Islam, Integrasi Ilmu, Sekolah agama integrasi, Sekolah agama, Kepulauan melayu
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Education
Kulliyyah of Education > Department of Curriculum & Instruction
Kulliyyah of Education > Department of Educational Psychology & Counseling
Kulliyyah of Education > Department of Language & Literacy
Kulliyyah of Education > Department of Social Foundations & Educational Leadership
Depositing User: AP DR azam othman
Date Deposited: 19 Jul 2017 15:18
Last Modified: 11 Jan 2018 10:12
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/57471

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