JOHOR BAHARU – The Education Ministry’s Higher Education Sector Blueprint (2015-2025) aimed at giving the national higher education system a quantum leap, has received more than 8,000 suggestions, feedback and input from various mediums.
Deputy Education Minister P. Kamalanathan said the suggestions, feedback and input was received from various sectors and people, including members of the public, academicians, private, industry players and students.
“We (Ministry) wish to thank all those who contributed their input, ideas and feedback through forum, internet and dialogue and town hall briefing sessions.
“Generally, the blueprint has been received well by all parties,” he said after a town hall meeting on the Blueprint at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), here today.
Kamalanathan said the plan had also been tabled in cabinet two weeks ago and had received feedback from a number of ministers.
He said the blueprint that is expected to be ready by end March, would be launched by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Najib Tun Razak, next month.
The blueprint will have 10 core thrusts, among others to produce graduates who are all-rounder, holistic and have the mind of an entrepreneur. – BERNAMA