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Policy Paper No. 41: History and Epistemology of Universities

Policy Paper No. 41: History and Epistemology of Universities
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A university has its various roles. It is an indicator of civilization; it serves to develop a country, educate its students, and produce leaders for the needs of the nation. In a successful national higher education system these roles are closely associated with academic freedom and university autonomy.

Although autonomy generally refers to independence in formulating strategies and the freedom to choose appropriate management methods to implement a government’s strategy, its understanding and implementation in universities needs to be improved, especially in Malaysia.

2017-07-31T08:44:42+00:00 11th July 2017|Building a knowledge economy, Policy IDEAS|Comments Off on Policy Paper No. 41: History and Epistemology of Universities