A Mortar Board Does Not Guarantee Employability

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Degrees are fine and good, but technical and communicative skills are just as important.

The Malaysian Education Blueprint 20152025 (Higher Education), or MEB (HE), launched on April 7, 2015 sets out a new vision for the development of higher education in Malaysia.[1] There are ambitious plans to raise student numbers from around 1.4 million in 2012 to 2.4 million by 2025.

Currently, the private sector accounts for nearly half of higher education students and more than half of academic appointments in Malaysia and is expected to grow at 5.6% per annum under the MEB (HE), to overtake the public sector in terms of numbers and resources by 2025.


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