Analysing the way forward to overcome barriers in managing Malaysian TVET-Institution And Industry partnership

Nurul Eizzaty Sohimii, and Haryanti Mohamad Affandi, and Norazlinda Mohamad, (2022) Analysing the way forward to overcome barriers in managing Malaysian TVET-Institution And Industry partnership. Jurnal Kejuruteraan, 34 (SI5(2)). pp. 217-223. ISSN 0128-0198


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TVET is crucial for developing countries in preparation for the 21st-century skills demand. In preparing for those demands, TVET-Institutions is actively engaged in producing a skilled workforce to accommodate the country’s labour market needs. Therefore, an ongoing initiative has been taken in improving and upgrading the current TVET-Institutions to increase a workforce that meet the industry need. However, some of the current TVET-Institutions’ directors came from different background and some of them is not from the engineering or Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) administration backgrounds, of which the nature of managing the college is primarily different. Therefore, this study was conducted to suggest an improvement on TVET-Institutions in managing TVET-Institution and industry partnership, which empowered the industry as one of the vital stakeholders. A qualitative research design using the survey design approach, was adopted in this study. The instrument used is survey form. The questionnaires distributed to the respondents through Google Form are open -ended questions. Census sampling and purposive sampling techniques were selected in this research for choosing the right respondents. A total of 87 respondents were selected in this research, consists of experts from Malaysian TVET association bodies, government, and industries. The data were analyzed using Atlas.ti software. This research produces a model as a guide for the way forward to overcome the barriers. This research proposes knowledge expansion on the theory and concept of industry-led knowledge and competency among TVET-Institutions’ directors who can lead to the suggestion of academic and socio-economy increment.

Item Type:Article
Keywords:Technical vocational education and training; Industry; Barriers; Partnership
Journal:Jurnal Kejuruteraan
ID Code:21454
Deposited By: Mohd Hamka Md. Nasir
Deposited On:04 Apr 2023 06:39
Last Modified:05 Apr 2023 03:09

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