PRINCIPLES OF LITERACY TEACHING IN A MULTIETHNIC SOCIETY

Arshad, Mahzan (2014) PRINCIPLES OF LITERACY TEACHING IN A MULTIETHNIC SOCIETY. In: The 1st Sriwijaya University Learning and Education International Conference (SULE-IC) 2014, 16-18 May 2014, Palembang.

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    Abstract

    This paper discusses the teaching of literacy in Malaysia since it achieved independent in 1957 until the recent development of new Malaysia school curriculum introduced by The Malaysia Ministry of Education. The multiethnic population of the nation sets diverse environments in the teaching of literacy at school due to the needs of children to preserve their cultural identity and native languages. The paper then discusses the principles in the teaching of literacy in accordance to the need of different cultural and linguistic background of the students in Malaysian schools. Keywords: principles of teaching, literacy education, multiethnic society, cultural diversity, linguistic ability

    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Keynote)
    Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
    Divisions: UNSPECIFIED
    Depositing User: Dr, M.A. Hartono Hartono
    Date Deposited: 14 Sep 2016 07:41
    Last Modified: 14 Sep 2016 07:41
    URI: http://eprints.unsri.ac.id/id/eprint/6744

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