Information Literacy in Malaysian Schools

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Information Literacy in Malaysian Schools

  1. 1. INFORMATION LITERACY IN MALAYSIAN SCHOOLS FADZLIATON BINTI ZAINUDIN fadzliaton@moe.gov.my
  2. 2. INFORMATION LITERACY = LEARNING HOW TO LEARN Lifelong Learning Independent Learning Information Literacy Self-motivatedSelf-directed Self-empowering Self-actuating
  3. 3. DEFINITIONS •Knowledge that you get about someone or something : facts or details about a subject – Merriam Webster Dictionary •A term with many meanings depending on context, but is as a rule closely related to such concepts as meaning, knowledge, instruction, communication, representation, and mental stimulus - Wikipedia INFORMATION •Ability to identify, understand, interpret, create, communicate and compute, using printed and written materials associated with varying contexts. Literacy involves a continuum of learning in enabling individuals to achieve their goals, to develop their knowledge and potential, and to participate fully in their community and wider society - UNESCO LITERACY
  4. 4. INFORMATION LITERACY • “To be information literate, a person must be able to recognize when information is needed and have the ability to locate, evaluate, and use effectively the needed information. The information literate individuals are those who have learned how to learn” (ALA, 1998). • They know how to learn because they know how knowledge is organized, know how to find information, and know how to use information in such a way that others can learn from them (Byerly/Brodie, 1999).
  5. 5. STUDENT ASPIRATIONS (MALAYSIA EDUCATION BLUEPRINT 2013 -2025) Knowledge: • Fully literate & numerate • Able to apply knowledge in day- to-day situations Thinking Skills: • Creative thinking & Innovation • Critical thinking & reasoning • Learning capacity Leadership: • Entrepreneurship • Resilience • Strong communication skills Bilingual Proficiency: • Bahasa Malaysia • English Language Ethics & Spirituality: • Spirituality • Integrity • Civic responsibility National identity: • Tied to the principles of the Rukun Negara
  6. 6. 21st CENTURY LEARNERS Critical thinkers Problem solvers Innovators Effective communicators Effective collaborators Information & media literate Globally aware Civically engaged Financially & economically literate
  7. 7. KEY MILESTONES 2001 - 2010 2011 Standard Primary School Curriculum (KSSR) 1983 New Primary School Curriculum (KBSR) School Libraries became School Resource Centers 1991 - 2000 2011 - 20201981 - 19901970 – 1980 1987 New Secondary School Curriculum (KBSM) 1988 Formation of ETD and network 1993 Integrated Primary School Curriculum (KBSR) 1997 Introduction of Smart School ETD as lead agency Quality teaching-learning processes = optimizing on the use of a variety of educational resources and teaching methods
  8. 8. SMART SCHOOLS ROADMAP Pilot Phase • (1999-2002) Post Pilot • (2003- 2005) Making All Schools Smart • (2005- 2010) Consolidation & Stabilisation • (2011-2020) A learning institution that has been SYSTEMICALLY reinvented in terms of teaching-learning practices and school management in order to prepare children for the INFORMATION AGE
  9. 9. CURRENT ETD INITIATIVES School Resource Centres School Access Centres Computer Labs & Maintenance of ICT Devices 1BestariNet
  10. 10. CURRENT ETD INITIATIVES Online Educational Resources EduWebTV Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) e-Bahan (Multimedia Learning Resources)
  11. 11. CURRENT ETD INITIATIVES Learning Management System (LMS) e-Guru Portal Distribution of Library Books (MBMMBI) NILAM Reading Programme
  12. 12. OTHER RELATED MOE INITIATIVES Higher Order Thinking Skills (HOTs) MBMMBI PISA & TIMMS
  13. 13. SCHOOL RESOURCE CENTRE IN ACTION INFORMATION LITERACY Information fluency User education Library instruction Bibliographic instruction Information competencies Information skills Development of information skills source: UNESCO-IFLA IL GUIDELINES
  14. 14. INFORMATION POWER
  15. 15. BUILDING PARTNERSHIPS FOR LEARNING Teacher- Librarians Library Skills Counsellors Study Skills Societies and Clubs Advisors Communication Skills ICT Coordinators / ICT Teachers ICT Skills Subject Teachers Critical Thinking Skills
  16. 16. WHAT YOU CAN DO Adapt or adopt international information literacy standards and practices Identify the information literacy program that works best for you and your institution Adopt or design a programme based on national and international experiences Identify what is required to implement the program Regard the information literacy process as non-linear, you may skip steps and change their order Work on a strategic plan to chart the course of your goals and actions Involve all relevant parties in the planning process: your library team, faculty/teachers, administrators, and the final decision-maker for the project
  17. 17. CONCLUSION Bigor small, your SRC has an INFORMATION LITERACY role.

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