The move to empower Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) announced by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim on Tuesday can increase the percentage of skilled workforce in the country thus putting Malaysia on par with developed countries, according to academicians.
KUALA LUMPUR: The move to empower Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) announced by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim yesterday can increase the percentage of skilled workforce in the country thus putting Malaysia on par with developed countries, according to academicians.
Minister Khaled Nordin said it would only be possible to implement this proposal under the 13th Malaysia Plan (2026-2030) because it would involve the provision of expert manpower, academic staff and facilities.
KUANTAN: The empowerment of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) in the country is needed to produce better trained graduates, says Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.
Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) is once again in the spotlight as the government ramps up efforts to empower youth and address unemployment among the group.
KOTA TINGGI, Aug 19 — The Higher Education Ministry is considering to introduce degree programmes on Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) in polytechnics throughout the country.
KEPALA BATAS – Workers with vocational skills should consider themselves top workers in the job market as their skills are now in higher demand due to the industrialisation push.
Gamuda Berhad has signed a pact with VTAR Institute to introduce a groundbreaking TVET course on Digital Industrialised Building System (Digital IBS) in Malaysia.
KUALA LUMPUR, June 10 — The government has agreed to introduce a Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) programme specially for women, said Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.
KUALA LUMPUR, June 10 — The Higher Education Ministry (MoHE) is considering setting up industry-led private polytechnics to enhance the quality and marketability of graduates in Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) in the country.
KUALA LUMPUR: The government is hopeful that its proposed collaboration with the private sector for the Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) programme can successfully train 100,000 youths this year, economy minister Rafizi Ramli said.
KUALA LUMPUR: The government is looking into improving the value of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) programme graduates to help them earn higher salaries.
KUALA LUMPUR: A dedicated technical, vocational education and training (TVET) centre for women will be set up to advance their skills and knowledge, says Wanita Umno chief Datuk Seri Dr Noraini Ahmad (pic).
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 20 — Economy Minister Rafizi Ramli today said that his ministry in collaboration with other related ministries will be opening an academy for technical and vocational education and training (TVET).
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