Amalan Solat Berjemaah Dalam Membentuk Akhlak Pelajar Politeknik METrO
This study aims to identify the practice of congregational prayer in shaping the morals of students at Politeknik METrO Kuala Lumpur (PMKL). Congregational prayer is a very important practice and observance to shape the morals and values of students. Students of Politeknik METrO Kuala Lumpur, who will be the country’s potential leaders of the future should be instilled with self-esteem and morals and values (akhlak). Therefore, this study is conducted to study the extent to which the practice of congregational prayer shapes the morals and values of Muslim students at PMKL. The respondents of this study consist of 86 Muslim students in Semester Two at PMKL, who were selected for simple sampling using quantitative method and questionnaire. The results of this study show a high mean score value for the practice of congregational prayers of students, the practice of congregational prayers in shaping students’ morals and values, and students' perception of congregational prayers. There is no difference between male and female students in the practice of congregational prayers, and the practice of congregational prayers in shaping student morals and values. However, there are gender differences in students' perceptions of congregational prayer. The practice of congregational prayers for PMKL students is very good and will continue to be given attention by the institution. This study provides useful input to the management of PMKL to emphasize the practice of congregational prayer among PMKL students to produce students who are spiritually and physically balanced with high moral values.