School of Education

Where innovation meets excellence

Welcome to Sunway University's School of Education, where innovation meets excellence. 

Our foundation is built on strong academic and research capabilities, and our primary goal is to develop future educators and leaders ready to navigate the complexities of the 21st century. Our vision sets us apart as a leader in shaping education both regionally and globally. We strive to create an environment that promotes critical thinking, creativity, and a passion for lifelong learning. 


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Central to our mission is the delivery of high-quality education that skillfully combines theoretical foundations with practical application. This ensures our graduates are not only knowledgeable but also adept at responding to the dynamic demands of the education sector. To keep up with changing educational trends and practices, our curriculum is regularly updated. This approach guarantees that our students are equipped with up-to-date knowledge and skills, preparing them for real-world challenges and opportunities in education. Our focus is on providing an education that is relevant and practical, enabling our students to have a significant impact in their future roles as educators. Under the umbrella of SOE, we have several departments and research units focusing on various aspects of education, including educational technology and curriculum development. Our faculty comprises esteemed educators and researchers who bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to the classroom.


In our commitment to advancing the field of education, the School of Education at Sunway University places a strong emphasis on research. We provide state-of-the-art facilities and engage in cutting-edge research projects that address contemporary educational challenges. This emphasis on research not only enriches our academic environment but also allows our students to actively participate in groundbreaking work. We offer them opportunities to delve into innovative research, fostering a deeper understanding of education and contributing to its evolution. We aim to not just educate but also push the boundaries of what is known, preparing our students to be both thought leaders and practitioners in the educational landscape. Prepare to be a thought leader and practitioner in the educational landscape. Choose Sunway University's School of Education for an empowering educational journey. Enroll now to push the boundaries and shape the future.

Your transformative education begins here!

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Join us in shaping the future of education


Pathways to Lifelong Learning

The Department of Professional and Continuing Education (PACE) pioneers initiatives for transformative lifelong learning educational initiatives. Access a diverse range of credit and non-credit professional micro-credentials and short courses, delivered seamlessly online or traditionally. PACE leads in strategic planning, engaging stakeholders for an all-rounded learning experience. Join us to unlock new possibilities, elevate your skills, and stay ahead. PACE isn't just education; it's empowerment.

Transformative Educational Journey

The Department of Educational Development and Innovation is a center of creative pedagogy. We are committed to pioneering advancements in education, focusing on innovative curriculum development and educational technology. Our team of educators and researchers collaborates to shape the future of teaching and learning. Join us for a transformative journey where we continuously explore and embrace new ideas to prepare educators for tomorrow's challenges. 

Higher Education Research for Better Education Practices

The Centre for Higher Education Research focuses on the future development in global higher education by way of research into educational issues. The aim is to inform and improve higher education policy and practice. We seek linkages with institutions and academics in Malaysia and internationally for collaborative research into higher education.

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Meet the Dean

Welcome to School of Education at Sunway University

where education is not only about academic achievement but also about social responsibility and adaptability in a diverse world.

Associate Professor Dr Malissa Maria Mahmud

Dean, School of Education and Head, Professional and Continuing Education


Educational Development & Innovation
Professional and Continuing Education
Educational Development & Innovation

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