Promoting learning environment among the Islamic school principals in the state of Pahang, Malaysia

Jamelaa Bibi Abdullah, Jainabee Kassim

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    Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to investigate the learning environment in schools that influence teaching and learning. Design/methodology/approach: A study was conducted using the Instructional Leadership Model to compare principal practices of instructional leaders in the Islamic Religious Secondary Schools and Islamic Religious Schools of Government Assistance. Findings: The paper discusses some of the findings in the dimension of promoting the learning environment. The six dimensions are: protecting instructional time; maintaining high visibility; providing incentives for teachers; promoting professional development; providing incentives for learning; and having high expectations. Originality/value: The paper's findings indicate that the principals in Islamic Religious Secondary Schools promote a more positive learning environment in schools compared to Islamic Religious Schools of Government Assistance.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)100-105
    Number of pages6
    JournalMulticultural Education and Technology Journal
    Volume6
    Issue number2
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Jun 2012

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    Keywords

    • Islam
    • Leadership
    • Learning environments
    • Malaysia
    • Principals
    • Religious schools
    • Secondary schools

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    • Education

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    Promoting learning environment among the Islamic school principals in the state of Pahang, Malaysia. / Abdullah, Jamelaa Bibi; Kassim, Jainabee.

    In: Multicultural Education and Technology Journal, Vol. 6, No. 2, 06.2012, p. 100-105.

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