Language and Education in the Midst of the 4IR Challenges

  • Suraini Mohd Ali Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia
  • Habibah Ismail Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia
Keywords: 4IR, Challenges, Language, Education


The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) era brings with it exciting new possibilities and at the same time new challenges for the language and education sector. Due to the exponential changes brought about by the 4IR, researchers predicted that pretty soon, we will witness changes in most sectors in the world including the employment sector. Over the years, the delivery of Malaysian Higher Education Programmes (MyHE) has transformed significantly. The challenges and the way forward towards addressing the issues pertaining to 4IR in the realm of language and education are presented and discussed in this editorial.