INNOVATION• The process of thinking and a mindset that approaches a problem from a different perspective.
RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN INNOVATIONAND MALAYSIAN EDUCATION SYSTEM• Innovation has become one of the important components in the national policy development especially for the long run planning in a country.• Necessary to be emphasized and actively implemented especially to suit the aspiration of the nation especially in realizing a new working structure in the country and to meet the future challenge globally.
GLOBAL CHALLENGES• Lack of higher impact research• Limited number of competent aspect• Lack of exposure and resources to embrace education without burdens.• More quality education programmes.
PURPOSES OF MALAYSIAN EDUCATION INSTITUTIONSPrimary school• To develop a solid foundation for life- long learning in children.• UPSR (to measure a child’s progress)• Standardized curriculum – ensure that important and fundamental subjects are well covered.
Secondary school• Standardized curriculum – ensure consistency in learning standards.• 2 international examination – level of understanding is measured.• Further the study to get the certificate for university application and valid for some job.• Higher educational institutions.• Offer programs leading to the award of certificates, diploma and postgraduate qualification.
Tertiary education• Offer programs leading to the award of certificates, diploma, first degree qualification.
TEACHING METHOD – TRADITIONAL METHOD1. Direct teaching/ teaching – Centered teaching• Teacher is the ‘king’ and student is the ‘subject’.• Order must be followed without question or risked punishment.2. Copying note from blackboard.3. Teacher explains.4. Teacher relates the knowledge to the real life5. Through visualization/image
INNOVATION1. Student centered• Students themselves explore and explain the topics.• Enhance students’ skill.2. Technology as medium (Modern technology – LCD, laptop, internet)• Long distance learning (conference between tutor and students).• Self-learning using the web/network.• Delivering of info by using the visual/multimedia.• Sharing opinion with other foreign country.
HOW DO WE INNOVATE?• Review the school structure – Reducing the types of school, pupils, from all races will be allocated into one integrated education system.• Improve the learning environment – Reduced to a smaller number (20 pupils per class)• Emphasize application on information should be more diversified.
• Improve teaching techniques – Implementing through Education Media Services (Provide education television, radio program and audio visual aids).• Development of creativity in classroom.- Master the skill- Grammar- Writing
BEST PRACTICE1. Internship• Students should be exposed and doing more practical.2. Mastering the specific field chosen by thestudents and the teachers also have tomaster their field.• We can produce expert from many field.3. Using ICT for advance learning• The system of learning will be more effective.