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Type :article
Subject :L Education (General)
Main Author :Kamarudin Ismail
Additional Authors :Fanny Kho, Chee Yuet
Rosnah Ishak
Title :A proposed professional learning communities model for Malaysian schools: using a design development research method
Place of Production :Tanjong Malim
Publisher :Fakulti Pengurusan dan Ekonomi
Year of Publication :2020
Corporate Name :Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris
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Abstract : Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris
School-based professional learning communities (PLCs) have been one of the strategies of professional development in schools that have proven to impact teachers’ quality and student performance. Most of the PLC models are widely researched in western countries, whereas PLCs in Asian countries are limited. The characteristics of these PLC models are different based on the institutional and cultural context. Therefore, there is a need to understand the concept of PLC practices, by developing a PLC model based on the Malaysian institutional context. In this paper we described the design development research method, which includes 4 major phases: literature review, design and development, implementation and finally validation of the proposed model  


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