department of Educational foundation


  Assoc. Prof. Dr. Abdul Rahim bin Hamdan

Welcome to the Department of Educational Foundations, Faculty of Education, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. This department is committed to the highest ideals of National Philosophy of Education. At this department, students are the focus of all our educational endeavors. We strive to involve, engage, and enrich their lives in a welcoming environment in which they participate as members of a unique learning community. Students of all categories are able to shape, develop, and expand academic. They become active partners in learning. They are exposed to experiences that shape human values such as integrity, respect, and commitment.

Our academic and non-academic staff inspire students to question, think critically, and explore. They are accessible, encouraging students to pursue in-depth inquiry and engage in lively discussions that further illuminate and expand learning. They are also create programs that respond to the needs of school community, whether it’s to answer Higher Education Ministry’s need for dedicated teachers and school administrators or for working adults who seek further education or to improve their skills and employment opportunities.

The department difference can be measured by the breadth and scope of the educational programs and experiences, guided by a dedicated academic staff who are determined to see that students succeed.


To become an outstanding, excellent and leader in the field of education.



The Faculty of Eduction strives in the effort to develop human resources in science and technology through quality and innovative education and professional courses to educators and trainees (pralatih).



To produce educators in various field of study to fulfill the needs of the nation.

  • To enhance the quality of the University's academic staff professionalism in the field of education.
  • To enhance the teaching skills of trainers for the nation's human resource development needs.
  • To conduct research and dissemination of knowledge in various field of education.
  • To provide social services in the field of education.
  • To explore new methods and materials in enhancing the effectiveness of teaching and learning.
  • To publish educational materials to upgrade the education professionalism.