Challenges Faced by Public University Students in Attaining Value Education and Social Work Ethics in Malaysia

  • Nurzaimah Asalal Department of Social Administration and Justice, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University Malaya (UM)
  • Haris Abd Wahab Department of Social Administration and Justice, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Malaya (UM)
Keywords: social work standards, social work values and ethics, social work program, public universities

Abstract

This study aimed to investigate the challenges faced by students enrolled in social work program in public universities in regard to fulfillment of education values and social work ethics. The study applied quantitative methods which involved 279 final year students who participated in social work program in Malaysian Public Universities. The findings showed that students who enrolled in this program did not face any challenges to fulfill the values education standards and social work ethics. However, the Chi Square result revealed that there is significant correlation (P ≤ 0.05) between the challenges faced by students and their ability to master the value and social work ethics. The study aspired to produce students who are able to master the values and work ethics standards during their study years. Students’ good command in value and social work ethics would help them to be prepared to face the real situations.

Downloads

Download data is not yet available.
Published
2019-09-09
How to Cite
Asalal, N., & Abd Wahab, H. (2019). Challenges Faced by Public University Students in Attaining Value Education and Social Work Ethics in Malaysia. Malaysian Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities (MJSSH), 4(5), 7 - 18. Retrieved from https://msocialsciences.com/index.php/mjssh/article/view/251
Section
Articles