Thematic Areas: Youth Employment | Greening TVET | Access, Equity & Quality | TVET in a Digital World | Further Themes
Our Key Programmes & Projects: i-hubs: Skills for Innovation Hubs | YEM: Youth Employment in the Mediterranean | BILT: Bridging Innovation and Learning in TVET | UNEVOC TVET Leadership Programme | WYSD: World Youth Skills Day
Past Activities: TVET Global Forums
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.
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.
|Sharing knowledge about TVET||Primary focus|
|Developing knowledge||Primary focus|
|Developing and building capacities||Primary focus|
|Policy makers||Primary focus|
|Private sector||Primary focus|
|Greening of TVET institutions and skills||Interested to lead|
|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|
|Capacity development projects||Highly interested|
|Policy oriented projects||Highly interested|
|Knowledge development||Highly interested|
|Workshops and conferences||Highly interested|
|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|