Penghayatan Nilai Murni dalam kalangan Pelajar Sekolah Menengah Masa Kini
Keywords:Internalization, good values, students, social problems, curent scenario
Social problems among students are to be observed as getting serious. Due to this, one question related to social and disciplinary problems has been brought up â€“ how far have students learn to internalise and practise good values in their lives. Hence, this article presents findings related to internalization of good values â€‹â€‹in current scenario among secondary school students. This study used a descriptive survey research design. Data collected through the questionnaire survey involving secondary school students selected in Peninsular Malaysia and supported by semi-structure interview data. The results showed that the overall internalization of good values â€‹â€‹were at moderately high level. This study found that only three dimensional values â€‹â€‹that indicate a high level of internalization. The good values are the value of gratitude, patriotism and the value of respect. The 14 dimensional values â€‹â€‹indicate a moderately high level of internalization. Among these values, the lower is the value of independent, community spirit and the value â€‹â€‹of diligent. In conclusion, some implications of the study are discussed in this paper in order to develop studentâ€™s values.