Perak to introduce Nordic technical training programmes to Islamic schools

IPOH: The Perak Islamic Religion and Malay Customs Council (MAIPk) is collaborating with several Nordic countries to bring technical and vocational education and training (TVET) programmes to Islamic school students.

Its president, Tan Sri Dr Wan Mohd Zahid Mohd Noordin, said this was to help equip those who have graduated from pondok or Islamic schools, including the underprivileged, with job skills.

“When they graduate, their job scopes are slightly limited.

"Based on research we've conducted, we believe the Nordic countries has the best TVET in the world," Wan Mohd told reporters after a donation presentation ceremony here on Thursday (Dec 26).

“After several discussions, they have agreed to bring the programmes here," he said, adding that the countries that had agreed to provide the training are Finland, Sweden and Norway.

“It is in line with our aim to have zero poverty in Perak, the programmes will help the needy in the state, ” he added.

Wan Mohd said the official launching for the programmes is expected to be graced by Perak Ruler Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah in June next year.

“We will be the first in the country to have such programmes

“We hope it can provide bigger opportunities for our youth, especially the poor so that they can earn a bigger salary, ” he added.

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