Impact of the Government Funding Reforms on the Teaching and Learning of Malaysian Public Universities

  •  Abd Rahman Ahmad    
  •  Alan Farley    
  •  Moonsamy Naidoo    


The Malaysian Government intention to implement the higher education reforms is observable in the implementation of National Higher Education Strategic Plan beyond 2020 in 2007. This plan emphasises on improving the research and teaching in higher education in accordance with the government objectives. Parallel to the introduction of this plan, the government has also initiated the funding reforms which are currently implemented on the public universities. Therefore, this paper will discuss the impact of Malaysian higher education reforms with emphasis on teaching and learning in Malaysian public universities.

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