The Higher Education Ministry will review the education policy in local universities to meet the country's skilled manpower needs in Science and Technology. Training modules at Skills Training Institutes under the purview of the Human Resources Ministry would also be revised to ensure the institutes 'churned out' trainees suited to the industry requirements. Is this the right way to go about things?
The policy revision would involve 60 per cent student intake in the Science stream and 40 per cent in the Arts of the 500,000 students studying in public and private universities and Skills Training Institutes run by the Human Resources Ministry.
The Higher Education Ministry appears to have great plans for our universities and training institutes, but before it goes about tinkering with the higher education policy, will it be going around getting feedbacks from the educators, the students and the public. Hopefully, it would not, once again, adopt the top-down approach and try to shaft things down other's throats. Proper research and brainstorming should be carried out first before making changes.
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