Universal Journal of Educational Research Vol. 8(1), pp. 183 - 190
DOI: 10.13189/ujer.2020.080123
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Evaluate the Activities of 1M1S and Co-curriculum in Kedah: Insight from Teachers


Mohd Faiz Mohd Yaakob 1,*, Jamal Nordin Yunus 2, Mohd Fairuz Jafar 3
1 School of Education and Modern Languages, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Malaysia
2 Faculty of Economic and Management, Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris, Malaysia
3 Malaysian Institute of Teachers Education, Darulaman Campus, Kedah, Malaysia

ABSTRACT

The study aims to understand educational policy and teacher workload. This study employed a qualitative research approach with a case study design. This case study gives the researcher to conduct a study on a small number of participants in order to gain in-depth information, understanding, and insights on the selected research sample. Hence, the focus of the present study was on the policy issued by the Ministry of Education (MOE). A total of five teachers and two assistant principals were purposively selected. Data collection purposes were employed which included document analysis, semi-structured interview and observation. In the first phase, from document analysis concluded that the MOE is very serious in implementing the co-curriculum policy in school. Meanwhile, form the second phase, from the Interview, all of the teachers agree with newest co-curriculum as called as 1M1S [ 1 Pupil 1 Sport] is redundant with co-curriculum. However, the assistant principal stated policy 1M1S is essential and effective in improving the pupils' skill in sports and games. Finally, from the third phase, found that there is an overlapping issue between 1M1S policy and co-curriculum policy in school and observe the implementation of the policy in school. These policies should come with a worthy and comprehensive training method. Each educational policy needs an organized and well planning strategies to benefit the country.

KEYWORDS
Educational Planning, Educational Policy, Educational Administration

Cite this paper
Mohd Faiz Mohd Yaakob , Jamal Nordin Yunus , Mohd Fairuz Jafar . "Evaluate the Activities of 1M1S and Co-curriculum in Kedah: Insight from Teachers." Universal Journal of Educational Research 8.1 (2020) 183 - 190. doi: 10.13189/ujer.2020.080123.