This one-day Asia Leadership Summit is intended to acknowledge and to celebrate the University of Malaya’s 111th anniversary and MARA’s 50th anniversary. It also reflects the strong partnership that the Institute of Educational Leadership, at the University of Malaya, has with MARA through its various professional activities and events.
This year we are delighted that our main keynote speaker is an international scholar from the University of Southampton, England. Professor Dr. Daniel Muijs is internationally known for his research work on educational effectiveness, particularly teacher effectiveness. Previously he worked as Professor of Pedagogy and Teacher Development at the University of Manchester, Professor of School Leadership and Management at the University of Newcastle and as senior lecturer in quantitative research methods at Warwick Institute of Education.
Professor Muijs is an acknowledged expert in the fields of Educational and Teacher Effectiveness and quantitative research methods and is co-editor of the ISI cited journal ‘School Effectiveness and School Improvement’. Currently Professor Muijs is Deputy Head of School and Director of Research at Southampton, Past Treasurer of the International Congress on School Effectiveness and Improvement (ICSEI), and Chair of the Curriculum and Standards Committee at Wyvern Academy.
His best selling books Effective Teaching: Evidence and Practiceand Quantitative Methods in Educational and Social Research using SPSS will be available at the conference.