The Impact of National Professional Qualification for Educational Leaders Program (NPQEL 2.0) on School Leaders

Impak Program Kelayakan Profesional Pemimpin Pendidikan Kebangsaan (NPQEL 2.0) Terhadap Pemimpin Sekolah

  • Ahamad Bin Hussin Institut Aminuddin Baki, Kementerian Pendidikan Malaysia, MALAYSIA
  • Md. Rahaimi bin Haji Yaacob Institut Aminuddin Baki, Kementerian Pendidikan Malaysia, MALAYSIA
  • Mahazi bin Si Harun Institut Aminuddin Baki, Kementerian Pendidikan Malaysia, MALAYSIA
  • Ruzina binti Jusoh Institut Aminuddin Baki, Kementerian Pendidikan Malaysia, MALAYSIA
  • Zarina binti binti Md Yassin Institut Aminuddin Baki, Kementerian Pendidikan Malaysia, MALAYSIA
  • Ashfahani binti Zakaria Institut Aminuddin Baki, Kementerian Pendidikan Malaysia, MALAYSIA
  • Noraisah binti Yusoff Institut Aminuddin Baki, Kementerian Pendidikan Malaysia, MALAYSIA
  • Yon Foi Liew Institut Aminuddin Baki, Kementerian Pendidikan Malaysia, MALAYSIA
  • Sham bin Ibrahim Institut Aminuddin Baki, Kementerian Pendidikan Malaysia, MALAYSIA
  • Faizatoen binti Zulkernain Institut Aminuddin Baki, Kementerian Pendidikan Malaysia, MALAYSIA
  • Jamelaa Bibi binti Abdullah Institut Aminuddin Baki, Kementerian Pendidikan Malaysia, MALAYSIA
  • Sathiyabama Subramaniam Institut Aminuddin Baki, Kementerian Pendidikan Malaysia, MALAYSIA
  • Maimunah binti Husien Institut Aminuddin Baki, Kementerian Pendidikan Malaysia, MALAYSIA
Keywords: competency, school leader, impact


The professional development is crucial to produce high-performing school leaders in Malaysia. A total of 744 senior school leaders have participated in the National Professional Qualification for Educational Leaders in the first intake of 2018. This study was conducted to explore the impact of the training program on the participants and school leaders. Data were collected through questionnaires, interviews and document review. The NPQEL 2.0 has a positive impact on leaders and school such as in co-curriculum achievement, provision of school facilities, and networking. The findings of the study were used to review and improve the program.


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How to Cite
Hussin, A., Yaacob, M. R., Si Harun, M., Jusoh, R., Md Yassin, Z. binti, Zakaria, A., Yusoff, N., Liew, Y. F., Ibrahim, S., Zulkernain, F., Abdullah, J. B., Subramaniam, S., & Husien, M. (2021). The Impact of National Professional Qualification for Educational Leaders Program (NPQEL 2.0) on School Leaders. Management Research Journal, 10, 66-81.