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Empowering higher education institution: The role of waqf-Malaysian perspective


  • ISBN: 978-0-9925622-0-5
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Tanggal Publikasi: 1 Jan 2014


As early as 1980, the Malaysian federal government‟s spending on education especially in primary and secondary education, was the highest in East Asia and higher than the OECD average of 3.4% of GDP. This demonstrates that the Malaysian Government has big expenses from educational sector and respectively is amenability for Malaysian economic budget. In other side Waqf in Malaysia is one of large financial source that has not been fully explored. By using qualitative analysis this paper focusing on the role of Waqf in Malaysia, especially in Higher Education Institution (HEI) and attempt to study how Waqf fund empowering the education. This study found that taking the que from the institutions of Waqf, the exploration and development of waqf fundcan be exalarate through the formation of formal organizations at state and federal level and rearrange the Malaysian educational budget and policy to support the better quality of HEI. Thus, the paper makes some suggestions as to the potential products of waqf for education.


Waqf, (HEI) Higher Education Institution



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