Of students’ choices post-SPM

Future-proofing: Johor Skills Development Centre students getting a hands-on lesson on welding. TVET programmes have been recognised for their potential to equip students with practical skills that are in demand in the job market, leading to stable and well-paying careers. — THOMAS YONG/The Star

WHEN students trade in traditional career aspirations for the allure of “influencer” fame and the flexibility of gig work in this age of social media and gig platforms, what should the collective response be?

Education director-general Azman Adnan revealed back in May that for 2023, 10,160 out of 383,685 registered Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) candidates did not attend the examination.

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