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Type :research_report
Subject :HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare
Main Author :Rosfizah Md Taib
Title :The development of educational opportunities for child and young offenders within the Malaysian prison institutions since 2013
Place of Production :Tanjong Malim
Publisher :Fakulti Pengurusan dan Ekonomi
Year of Publication :2018
Notes :PAKK
Corporate Name :Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris
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Abstract : Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris
The study aims to investigate the extent to what and how the government of Malaysia has been providing educational opportunities for children and young people who are being detained within the prisons institutions since 2013. The study adopted a qualitative methodology by interviewing relevant officials, teachers (educators) as well as young offenders who pursue studies while being imprisoned in Malaysia prisons institutions. In addition, researchers have undertaken some observations towards gaining the data regarding the implementation of the provisions of educational opportunities for children and young people within the Malaysia prisons institutions. In conclusion, the data remarked that, among others; first, many positive efforts were successfully implemented by the Malaysia Prisons Department since 2103 till date particularly towards improving the provision of educational opportunities for children and young people detained in prisons institutions in Malaysia; secondly, the Malaysia Prisons Department is aware of some of the setbacks faced by the department when implementing policies related to the provision of education for youths pursuing learning activities whilst imprisoned; and finally, the Malaysia Prisons Department realizes that the arising barriers can be well managed and resolved through a consistent understanding of the various Malaysian government departments pertaining to youth in Malaysia as well as the Prisons Department of Malaysia.


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