Malaysia considers personal polytechnics to boost TVET graduate marketability

The Higher Education Ministry (MoHE) in Malaysia is exploring the potential for establishing industry-led private polytechnics to improve the standard and employability of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) graduates within the nation. Invitation only stated that this proposal aligns with MoHE’s sequence of initiatives aimed at placing TVET and polytechnic education on an equal footing with universities.
“TVET isn’t solely about vocational and technical skills but additionally the ability to deal with technology. It should be introduced as a stream with a brilliant future. Among the efforts we’re making is the opening of 5 Pusat Asasi TVET which can serve as a direct channel to all technical universities in the country beginning this year,” stated Nordin.
In addition, group faculties throughout the nation will present the broadest attainable opportunities for all communities to participate in lifelong training courses with out the need for any preliminary qualifications.
Nordin additionally mentioned that diploma holders from polytechnics would have the prospect to switch credit and immediately enter the second year if they continue their research at expertise and technical universities. “The agenda to strengthen TVET is crucial to make certain that it turns into a field of focus and choice on this nation. We are on the proper track,” he added..

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