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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.


Mission

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.


Objectives

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
  

Beneficiaries

Who are the beneficiaries of the UNEVOC Centre's work?
  
Teachers
 
 
Primary focus
  
Researchers
 
 
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
  




Contact

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

http://fptv.uthm.edu.my

local time now: ~03:20 ±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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News

13 November 2018
Building the capacity of TVET teachers: 11th Policy Dialogue Forum on Teachers for Education 2030
At the annual meeting of the International Task Force on Teachers for Education 2030, UNESCO-UNEVOC led the session on “Teacher Training: Skills and competencies for work”.
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