LIFE TRANSFORMING JOURNEY. By Jin Kuan Kok, Sew Kim Low Paper Presentation International Conference on Lifelong learning 14 Nov 2011 Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman. INTRODUCTION OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE REVIEW OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY RESEARCH METHODLOGY : Narrative approach
Jin Kuan Kok, Sew Kim Low
International Conference on Lifelong learning
14 Nov 2011
Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman
“I compared my salary with a fresh graduate who just started teaching. I had this intention to upgrade myself”.
- “The MOE wants to upgrade all the primary and secondary teachers to a degree holder. This year almost everyone who applied would get it as long as we are under the age of 46”.
“I felt guilty as I was not there for my children”. (A mother of two young children)
“My wife gave me lots of negativism. Stop doing all those study and examination. It is our children turn now and our time is over” (65 Male, a lecturer in a private university)
“I waited till my children have gone to the university…now I decided to uproot my family from Alor Star to Kampar to pursue my dreams for a university education.