Dr. Azni Yati Kamaruddin

Head of Department, Educational Foundations and Humanities, University of Malaya


DR. AZNI YATI KAMARUDDIN is a Head Department Educational Foundations and Humanities, Faculty of Education, Universiti Malaya.

She was a primary and secondary teacher before she works with University of Malaya. She obtained her Dip.Ed (TESL) from Teacher Training College, Melaka. Then she pursued her B.Ed (TESL) and M.Ed in Value Education at University of Malaya. She then furthered her graduate studies at La Trobe University, Australia (School of Education) where she completed her graduate work with a Phd in Values Education specializing in Civics and Citizenship Education (CCE) and teachers of CCE in Malaysian Secondary Schools. As a senior lecturer at Department of Educational Foundations and Humanities, Faculty of Education, University Malaya, she teaches Moral Education, Sociology of Education, Trends and Issues in Education, Education History in Malaysia. Among the students are TESL students, Early Childhood Education student, and Postgraduate students. She supervised many pre-service student teachers for their school practicum and research reports, Master and Phd students. She is also a Master of Education (Values and Humanities Education) coordinator. Currently, she is a validator for a pre-service teacher courses and a programme at the University of Malang, Surabaya, Indonesia. She just completed 14 weeks program of co teaching with University of Malang.

She is also an interview panel for Ministry of Education scholarships. Her main research interests are; Values and Humanities Education, Sociology Education, Teacher Education, Trends and Issues in Education, Quantitative Research and Mixed Mode Research. She has internal and external research grants on these areas.She has presented papers of her research interests in local and international conferences.