Editorial welcoming speech (JPP Volume 7)

Welcome to the Volume 7 of the Jurnal Pemikir Pendidikan (Journal of Educational Thinkers, abbreviated as EduThinkers), one of the online open access journals published by Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS), Sabah, Malaysia. EduThinkers is a peer-reviewed journal devoted to the publication of original papers and serves as a forum for practical approaches to improving quality in issues pertaining to education and its related fields. Areas relevant to the scope of the journal include: Science Education, Mathematics Education, Teaching English as Second Language, History Education, Geography Education, Economics Education, Educational Management, Educational Psychology, Educational Sociology, Educational Philosophy, Educational Technology, Language Instruction, Curriculum and Instruction, Physical and Health Education, and its related fields.

For the 7th volume of the EduThinkers, we have collected articles reporting on the results of a range of studies carried out by educational researchers from institutions of education throughout Malaysia. We hope you will enjoy reading these articles and that you will find the research findings reported in the articles relevant to your own research interests and educational endeavours. The editorial board members of EduThinkers 7 are indebted to the appointed internal and external reviewers who have contributed their valuable time and effort in reviewing and proofreading the articles that were submitted for publication in EduThinkers 7.

Associate Professor Dr. Lay Yoon Fah
Jurnal Pemikir Pendidikan (Journal of Educational Thinkers)
Faculty of Psychology and Education
Universiti Malaysia Sabah
Jalan UMS, 88400 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
layyoonfah@yahoo.com.my; layyf@ums.edu.my