ISEAS and NUS researchers to conduct study on students of Islamic education system (Page 5)

Berita Harian

Friday, 5 May 2017

It was reported that Associate Professor Noor Aisha Abdul Rahman, Head of the Department of Malay Studies at NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and Dr Azhar Ibrahim, a lecturer from the same Department at NUS, as well as Dr Norshahril Saat, a Fellow at the ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute, will conduct a study on students and graduates of the Islamic education system. The project, called Singapore Graduates of Islamic Studies: Their Roles and Impact in the Plural Society, aims to understand the challenges and concerns these students and graduates face, including issues in career development and misperceptions against them and their madrasah education. The project is one of the 12 projects to receive funding support from the Social Science Research Council and the grant is part of MOE’s $350 million initiative to boost social science research from 2016 to 2020.

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