Implementation Of Linus Programme Based On The Model Of Van Meter And Van Horn

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Nazariyah bt Sani Abdul Rahman Idris


The purpose of this study is to identify the understanding of school leaders on
the implementation of LINUS programme that based on the features contained in
the Implementation Model of Van Meter and Van Horn (1975). The study was
carried out in the form of qualitative method and particularly, the multiple case
studies that were conducted in four schools in Hulu Langat Selangor. The criteria
of the subject locations included as follows schools with small size students,
majority of the students were Orang Asli, the LINUS programme did not met the
schools’ objectives and schools with moderate achievement of LINUS. Four
Headmasters who are the participants of this study were interviewed for the
data collected purposes. To back up the interview data, a few sessions of
observations and document analysis were conducted. The finding of this study
showed that the understanding about the programme’s objectives is the major
factor that contributes to the success of a government programme. In other
words, if the school leaders misunderstand the purpose of the programme,
school achievement would be affected. In addition, the Theory of Van Meter and
Van Horn Programme Implementation which is modified to include student
characteristics can be applied to identify the practitioners’ understanding of the
LINUS programme.

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BT SANI, Nazariyah; IDRIS, Abdul Rahman. Implementation Of Linus Programme Based On The Model Of Van Meter And Van Horn. MOJES: Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Sciences, [S.l.], v. 1, n. 2, p. 25-36, aug. 2018. ISSN 2289-3024. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 08 july 2020.