Prioritising Technical and Vocational Education

When: Fri, January 30, 4pm – 5pm, 2014
Where: The Bee, 36B, Level G2, Publika, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Admission: Free
Info: Register | Venue

As Malaysia transitions into a high income economy, demand for skilled employees is on the rise. Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) serves as an alternative to mainstream systems to prepare the nation’s workforce for skills-intensive jobs.

In this Industry Speaks talk titled ‘Prioritising Technical and Vocational Education Training: Business Opportunities’, we will discuss the role of the private sector in engaging with TVET institutions, the incentives and benefits, and opportunities for business. Speakers:
  • Dato Boonler Somchit, Advisor, Corporate Reskilling Centre, Khazanah Nasional
  • Hajah Zalihar, Director,  TVET, Ministry of Education
  • Thomas Zimmerle, CFO, Infineon Technologies
  • Umapagan Ampikaipakan, Host, BFM (moderator)