The Requirement for Higher Education for the Officer Corps of the Malaysian Army

Akhbar Khan, Bibi Zarjaan (1998) The Requirement for Higher Education for the Officer Corps of the Malaysian Army. Masters project report, Universiti Putra Malaysia.

[img] PDF
1470Kb

Abstract

The requirement for tertiary education for officers in the Malaysian Armed Forces (MAF) has long been recognised. In the 1960s there was some form of tertiary education programme for selected officer cadets as well as young officers in the Engineer Corps and Electrical and Mechanical Engineer Corps of the Malaysian Army and corresponding branches in the Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) and the Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF). Howevever, due to the absence of clear policy guidance and directives from the Armed Forces Council (AFC), which i s the highest governing body of the MAF. the programme unfortunately was haphazardly administered and experienced many problems. This led to the introduction of the Armed Forces Tertiary Education Scheme (AFTES) in 1980 with the fol lowing objectives: first, to meet the MAF requirement for qualified officers in the professional. managerial and technical fields: and second. to raise the general level of academic education of military officers so that the quality of military professionalism can be improved.

Item Type:Project Paper Report
Subject:Armies - Education (Continuing education) - Malaysia
Chairman Supervisor:Associate Professor Dr. Azahari Ismail
Call Number:FPP 1998 3
Faculty or Institute:Faculty of Educational Studies
ID Code:8987
Deposited By: Nurul Hayatie Hashim
Deposited On:28 Dec 2010 03:27
Last Modified:25 Jul 2011 08:13

Repository Staff Only: Edit item detail

Document Download Statistics

This item has been downloaded for since 28 Dec 2010 03:27.

View statistics for "The Requirement for Higher Education for the Officer Corps of the Malaysian Army"


Universiti Putra Malaysia Institutional Repository

Universiti Putra Malaysia Institutional Repository is an on-line digital archive that serves as a central collection and storage of scientific information and research at the Universiti Putra Malaysia.

Currently, the collections deposited in the IR consists of Master and PhD theses, Master and PhD Project Report, Journal Articles, Journal Bulletins, Conference Papers, UPM News, Newspaper Cuttings, Patents and Inaugural Lectures.

As the policy of the university does not permit users to view thesis in full text, access is only given to the first 24 pages only.