Common European framework of reference for languages (CEFR): insights into global policy borrowing in Malaysian higher education

  title={Common European framework of reference for languages (CEFR): insights into global policy borrowing in Malaysian higher education},
  author={Liyana Ahmad Afip and M. Hamid and Peter David Renshaw},
  journal={Globalisation, Societies and Education},
  pages={378 - 393}
ABSTRACT The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) has emerged as a global policy in language education which has been ‘borrowed’ by nations across the world. This paper presents a critical analysis of Malaysia’s borrowing of the CEFR as part of English language curriculum reform with particular reference to policy motivation and implementation processes as outlined in the English Language Education Roadmap for Malaysia (2015–2025). The analysis draws on Phillips and Ochs… 

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