Work-based learning in Malaysia’s community colleges: perceptions from students, lecturers, training partners and employers


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Author: Kamin, Yusri; Cartledge, Damon; Simkin, Keith


Rapid changes in technology and markets have created new demands for vocational education and training organizations to provide graduates who are globally competitive. Debates about the most appropriate forms of training to meet these demands are concerned not only with curricula and resources within [technical and vocational education] TVE organizations, but also with the most effective strategies for improving collaboration with industry. This paper looks at stakeholders’ perspectives on collaboration between community colleges and the automotive industry in Malaysia. These...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Evaluation; Industry; Providers of education and training; Workforce development; Vocational education and training

Keywords: Education industry relationship; Partnership in education and training; Program evaluation; No Frills Conference; Work based learning; Community college

Geographic subjects: Asia; Malaysia

Published: Adelaide, South Australia: NCVER, 2010

Physical description: 19 p.

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Conference number: 19th

Date: 2010

Place: Perth, Western Australia

Resource type: Conference

Document number: TD/TNC 100.982

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