SES Vision

Vision of School of Educational Studies
  • Providing incubators for the dissemination and sharing of professional educational knowledge.
  • Educating student-teachers liberally to be highly effective teachers and instructional leaders within their respective disciplines so that they are knowledgeable and skilled in the areas of child and adolescent development.
  • Grooming educators to be proficient in the use of research methodology to ensure that all learners, regardless of ability and capability, diversity of background, or other individual differences, will reach their full learning potential.
  • Consolidate and reinforce the capacity and capabilities of the support staff to perform to their true potential in order to reinforce the work of the academics to synchronize and harmonize their work to maximize the potential of the school.

SES Mission

Mission of School of Educational Studies

  • School of Educational Studies primary mission is to push frontiers of educational knowledge, augment and elevate the citizens of Malaysia, the region and the world.
  • As part of an APEX University, School of Educational Studies shall assume the responsibility to accomplish excellence in teaching and learning, education, research, scholarship, creative activity, outreach, and engagement to establish itself as the nation's finest teacher-education research institution.

Malaysian Philosophy of Education

National Philosophy of Education

Education in Malaysia is an on-going effort towards further developing the potential of individuals in a holistic and integrated manner, so as to produce individuals who are intellectually, spiritually, emotionally and physically balanced and harmonious, based on firm belief in God. Our efforts are focused towards creating Malaysian citizen who are knowledgeable and competent, who possess high moral standards, and who are responsible and capable of achieving a high level of personal well-being and able to contribute to the harmony and prosperity of the family, the society and the nation at large.

Malaysian Philosophy of Teacher Education

The Philosophy of Teacher Education

The teacher, who is noble in character, progressive and scientific in outlook, committed to uphold the aspirations of the nation, and cherishes the national cultural heritage, ensures the development of the individual and the preservation of a united, democratic, progressive and disciplined society.

SES's History

Sejarah PPIP

Pusat Pengajian Ilmu Pendidikan ditubuhkan pada tahun 1970, setahun selepas pertubuhan USM yang dahulunya dikenali sebagai Universiti Pulau Pinang.Tujuan utama Pusat Pengajian adalah untuk menghasilkan guru siswazah sains. Program Ijazah Sarjana Muda Sains Dengan Pendidikan telah ditawarkan selama 4 tahun, dan program ini diintegrasi dengan subjek sains dari Pusat Pengajian Sains (Kimia, Fizik, Biologi dan Matematik) bersama subjek pendidikan. Program ini merupakan yang pertama kalinya ditawarkan di Malaysia pada masa itu.

CES yang sekarang dikenali dengan nama Pusat Pengajian Ilmu Pendidikan (PPIP) telah mencipta sejarahnya tersendiri sebagai pusat pertama di Malaysia yang memulakan program Ijazah Sarjana Muda Sains Dengan Pendidikan dan Program Pengajian Luar Kampus (Off Campus Programme). Di peringkat USM pula, CES adalah pengasas kepada Pusat Bahasa, Unit Teknologi Pendidikan dan Multimedia dan Unit Pengajian Luar Kampus. Pada awal tahun 1990-an, PPIP telah mengembangkan program peringkat sarjana dengan menawarkan M.Ed dalam pelbagai bidang pendidikan dalam mod kerja kursus.