Cultivating leadership skills through co-curriculum in polytechnics

Esa, Ahmad and Md Yunos, Jailani and Kaprawi, Noraini (2005) Cultivating leadership skills through co-curriculum in polytechnics. In: Seminar Penyelidikan Pendidikan, 15-16 September 2005, Holiday Inn, Kuching.

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Abstract

The purpose of the study conducted is to survey student's perception on leadership skills cultivation through co-curriculum in Malaysian Polytechnics. Research type was descriptive research on a survey sample who involved 409 Polytechnics students by using questionnaire instrument. Results of the research showed positive feedback from respondents regarding leadership skills application through co-curriculum in Polytechnics. In the results, it is found that there was no significant difference on perception among certificate and diploma respondents on leadership skills application through co-curriculum in Polytechnics. In terms of aspect, it is found that there is a significant difference among types of co-curriculum the students joined whether it is Polibriged co-curriculum, associations and clubs, sports and games or unit with uniform. The study shows that Polytechnics students can build leadership skills through co-curriculum.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:leadership;co-curriculum;polytechnics
Subjects:L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher education
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2361 Curriculum
Divisions:Faculty of Technical Education > Department of Professional Education
ID Code:3827
Deposited By:Prof. Madya Dr Ahmad Bin Esa
Deposited On:20 May 2013 14:26
Last Modified:21 May 2013 10:01

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