The role of education in shaping youth’s national identity

Fazilah Idris, Zaharah Hassan, Azizah Ya’acob, Saran Kaur Gill, Noor Aziah Mohd Awal, UKM Teaching and Learning Congress, Nov 13, 2018
Commentary by Stephen Downes

This study looks at whether education can help develop national identity in Malaysia. "Education provides knowledge and skills to the population, as well as shaping the personality of the youth of a nation. Nevertheless, can education shape the youth’s national identity? Can education cultivate the person's identity or sense of belonging to the nation?"

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