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The implementation of the generic skills through co-curriculur at the polytechnics to fulfill the industrial needs in Malaysia

Esa, Ahmad and Md Yunos, Jailani and Kaprawi, Noraini and Yasak, Zurina (2005) The implementation of the generic skills through co-curriculur at the polytechnics to fulfill the industrial needs in Malaysia. In: International Conference on Education, 20 May 2012, Athens, Greece.

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The purpose of this paper is to determine whether co-curricular at the polytechnics in Malaysia can carry out generic skills towards the students to fulfill the industrial needs in Malaysia. The design of the research that has been used is descriptive research approach. The data collection that has been done by using the triangulation method, it involved 291 lectures, 409 students and 381 of the management staff from 16 categories of industries based on export oriented in Malaysia. The result of the research had identified a few generic skills for the industrial needs in Malaysia and the co-curricular in the polytechnic in Malaysia had carried out the skills. The result from the One-way Anova shows that there is significant differentiation among the lectures, students and industries towards the needs of generic skills for Malaysian industries with the generic skills that has been implemented through co-curricular in the polytechnics in Malaysia. However the analysis mean shows that the differentiation is at the agreement level. This research is very significant for those who are involved with the discipline in co-curricular whether for the students or lecturers or the education institutions. This is because this research shows that through co-curricular the technical education students could get the generic skills that can be useful in their career.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: generic skill; co-curricular; industrial needs
Subjects: L Education > LC Special aspects of education
Divisions: Faculty of Technical and Vocational Education > Department of Professional Education
Depositing User: Nurul Elmy Mohd. Yusof
Date Deposited: 31 Jul 2012 03:24
Last Modified: 04 Mar 2013 07:41
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/2703
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