TVET: A long journey ahead

More needs to be done: Ahmad Tajudin said if fragmentation is still prevalent and there is a lack of political will to address TVET issues, the sector will not become the game changer it has the potential to be. — Filepic

DESPITE the government’s many efforts to improve Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) in the country, stakeholders have often described the sector as a stepchild within the education system due to a lack of funding and problems of unstructured governance.

According to the five-year 12th Malaysia Plan (12MP), which was unveiled at the Dewan Rakyat on Sept 27, there were 1,295 TVET institutions – 640 public, 633 private and 22 state – that offer multiple programmes in the country as of December last year.

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