Education Minister says Malaysia is on a right track for AI and Big Data Education

By TIN Media | Education Tourism Published 9 months ago on 21 November 2019
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MALAYSIA:

Education Minister Dr. Maszlee Malik said that the ministry is currently undertaking a few steps in order to meet the objectives. To ensure future career and avoid any kind of skills and talent mismatch, Malaysia is in using big data and artificial intelligence (AI) for the benefit of children.

He said that a Digital Making Hub is being implemented in every schools in order to facilitate students and teachers in digital-making activities. The use of AI would allow each student to know the strengths and later it can be matched with suitable fields or courses.

At the Ministerial Roundtable Session: Agile Policy Making and he said “And to bring awareness to our children on the importance of mastering digital tools,”

The meeting was attended by international education ministers and high-level stakeholders involved in education governance in conjunction with the World Innovative Summit for Education (WISE) 2019.          

At the meeting, chaired by his Qatari counterpart Dr. Mohammed Abdul Wahed Al Hammadi, he said “From July 1 this year, more than 450,000 school teachers can share notes, post-class updates, and various other learning-related activities on Google Classroom. The online platform underscores the significance of e-learning as an integral part of our learning tools in this day and age,”.

He added that the ministry is following the German Dual Training System as part of its radical reform to ensure the quality of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET).

“For that, we are working closely with German companies in Malaysia and abroad. We are also encouraging our students to be part of an industrial revolution fortified with high-level skills.”

 


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