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Faculty of Technical and Vocational Education, University Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia
Fakulti Pendidikan Teknikal dan Vokasional, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM)

UNEVOC Centre (Uni/Research) since 1999

Universiti of Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM), formally known as Kolej Universiti Teknologi Tun Hussein (KUiTTHO), is a Malaysian higher learning institute, which traces its origins back to 1993 when it was the Polytechnic Staff Training Center. Due to its significant role and contribution in producing qualified polytechnic lecturers and also due to the government’s high level of trust towards the capability of the organization, the training centre was officially awarded the status as a public university in 2000. Thus, the role of the university is not only to fulfill the demands for academic lecturers and teaching instructors of the institutions such as polytechnics, community colleges, and technical schools, under the technical education department of the Ministry of Education in Malaysia, but also to the other public and private technical institutions and training centers. Apart from that, the primary aim of UTHM is to produce graduates, which will fulfill the demand for highly qualified professionals and technocrats in the field of engineering and technology. The university conducts post-graduate, bachelor and diploma level courses in civil, mechanical, electrical engineering and Technical and Vocational Education with specializations in 34 different areas.

Faculty of Technical and Vocational Education (FPTV) is one of the eight faculties in the UTHM and is primarily focusing on TVET teacher training (TT) and education. FPTV is the professional faculty with niche in TT-TVET. The faculty offers a range of quality academically balanced and practical-oriented programmes to meet the changing needs of the teaching and training sectors of the economy. FPTV programmes of study are dynamics that lead the rapidly transformation of TVET both regional and worldwide. FPTV qualified and experienced academia’s and supporting staffs are dedicated to provide high standard and state-of-the-art theoretical and practical knowledge in a stimulating and innovative learning atmosphere.


UTHM is committed to generate and disseminate knowledge, to meet the needs of

industry and community and nurturing creative and innovative human capital,

based on the tauhidic paradigm.


To ensure all programmes offered fulfil the market requirements , certified professional bodies and relevant agencies.

To expand student admission to various admission avenues.

To ensure that all staff have the necessary academic qualifications in accordance with their job categories.

To ensure that all academic staff are provided with trainings for their teaching and learning tasks.

To ensure that all staff are provided with continuous training programs to improve their professionalism, competence and potentials.

To produce graduates who are competent and highly competitive in the applications of science and technology.

To provide adequate equipment, infrastructure and a suitable campus environment which have been agreed upon and decided for the purpose of academic programmes.

Regular tasks

The education and training practice in this university is a continuous effort to become the leader in market oriented academic programmes.

These programmes are student-focused and are conducted through experiential learning in order to produce well trained human resource and professionals who are catalysts for sustainable development.

It is also responsible in developing a future sustainable technological university.

Focus and interest

Work area

Which of the following fields is the UNEVOC Centre working on?
Sharing knowledge about TVET
Primary focus
Developing knowledge
Primary focus
Developing and building capacities
Primary focus


Who are the beneficiaries of the UNEVOC Centre's work?
Primary focus
Primary focus
Policy makers
Primary focus
Private sector
Primary focus

Engagement interest

What is the highest level of engagement the Centre is interested in in the following fields?
Greening of TVET institutions and skills
Interested to lead
Migration     Not interested
OER and Online Learning
Interested to lead
Equity of access in TVET
Interested to lead
Gender equality in TVET
Interested to lead
Fostering entrepreneurship
  Interested to contribute
Industry 4.0 / Smart production
  Interested to contribute

Activity interest

Which types of activities is the UNEVOC Centre most interested in?
Capacity development projects
Highly interested
Policy oriented projects
Highly interested
Knowledge development
Highly interested
Workshops and conferences
Highly interested

Regional collaboration interest

What are the UNEVOC Centre's collaboration interests?
Within my cluster
Highly interested
With Africa
Highly interested
With the Arab States
Highly interested
With Asia and the Pacific
Highly interested
With Europe, CIS and North America
Highly interested
With Latin America and the Caribbean
  Moderately interested


Fakulti Pendidikan Teknikal dan Vokasional, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM)
Parit Raja
86400 Batu Pahat


local time now: ~03:39 ±1 hour daylight saving time

Head of UNEVOC Centre
Professor Dr Wahid Razzaly
Vice Chancellor
Faculty of Technical and Vocational Education

UNEVOC Coordinator
Dr. Affero Ismail
Head of Global Cooperation
Faculty of Technical and Vocational Education

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27 November 2019
5th International College Student's Barista Championship
5th International College Student's Barista Championship 2019 was organized by Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, in collaboration with Zhejiang Technical Institute of Economics, China as the pioneer of the competition. They have been collaborating with MDIS, City of Glasgow College, Scotland prev



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