The mission of the Department of Educational Foundations and Humanities is to establish socio-cultural, historical, Islamic and Values Education Pedagogy, and philosophical understanding for undergraduate and postgraduate students to guide their practice, frame curricular decisions, and support meaningful learning. The goal of the Department is to develop a professional community of reflective, informed, and socially committed educators.
To meet this objective, the Department offers undergraduate and graduate courses that provide the underpinnings of teacher education: diversity, philosophy, history, sociology, social psychology, social development, Islamic and Moral Values and related areas. In addition, the courses can improve the knowledge and skills required by teachers and educators.
At the undergraduate level, the Department offers two electives specialization courses in Moral and Values Education and Arts Education.
For the postgraduate studies programme, the Department offers a Master of Education in diverse areas which are Educational Philosophy, Islamic Education (Values and Human Development), Educational Sociology and Arts Education. Supervision of Doctoral candidates is also available in those areas. In view of the sub-disciplines of the Department, its 10 academic staff have strong research links with various organizations, both local and international.
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Vishalache Balakrishnan
Moral and Civics Education / Comparative Education / Critical Educational Psychology and Inclusive education
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Syed Kamaruzaman Syed Ali
Curriculum and Instructions (Physical Education) / Teaching and Learning (Physical Education) / Physical Activity and Health
Dr. Che Aleha Ladin
Visual Art Education, Assessment in Art Education, Creativity and Innovation) / Professional Teacher Development / Teacher Education (Art Education)
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Zaharah Hussin
Islamic Education / Akhlaq and Character / Teacher Training
Dr. Abd. Razak Zakaria
Sosiologi / Sejarah / Pendidikan Awal Kanak-Kanak
Dr. Mohammad Ismath Ramzy Mohammad Ismail
Sociology of Education / Intercultural Education / Inter Religious education
Dr. Wail Muil Alhaj Said Ismail
Islamic Education / Social Education / Education Psychology
En. Rahimi Md Saad
Islamic Education / Education for Social Development / Teacher Training and Profesional Development
Dr. Abdul Muhsien Bin Sulaiman
Falsafah Pendidikan Islam / Pemikiran Tokoh Pendidikan Islam / Pendidikan Akhlak dan Kerohanian
Last Update: 24/11/2023