This study will look at the educational system practiced by our country in shaping an ideal society. This paper will address issues related to national identity, multiculturalism and debate in the single and multi-stream education system. In addition, this concept paper aims to review and identify the extent to which the multiculturalism of the educational system which practiced by our country in an effort to shape the national identity of students as they build an ideal society. The relationship between patriotism and national identity among students in Malaysia will be commented on based on the facts obtained. Nursi’s Unity model was chosen to serve as a special mechanism for fostering unity among Malaysian students under the auspices of the multicultural education system. This model will be covered in this concept paper.
Multiculturalism, education system, national identity, Nursi's Unity Model