Building an E-profiling of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Instructors in Malaysia


The study in Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) has been progressively improving for the past decade supporting all possible market trade in supply and demand for workforce management. In the era of industrial revolutionary, most of the things are connected and administered by big data computational edge technology. The challenge is on how to manage the expansion of data within the workforce of TVET to meet the demand of skilled industrial workers with the right competencies. This study is deliberating on the big data growth of TVET instructors in Malaysia. TVET instructors in this country have distinct characteristics and governed by different background of ministries performing diverse policies including Ministry of Education (KPM), Ministry of Human Resources (MoHR), Ministry of Rural and Regional Development (KKLW), and to name a few. On contrary, they deliver one major similar task in providing technical training and skilled workforce career advancement. This research is to highlight on the use of eProfiling as the portal of TVET instructors as well as to study on the effectiveness of this system throughout the ministries involved in this project. The methodology used in this research includes the frequency study and partial least square (PLS) modeling for the effectiveness of the portal to its users. The eProfiling portal was built with subtlety and tangibility producing comprehensive technical instructors’ profiles in this country. The number of profiles keeps growing in accordance to the growth of industrial sectors within the country’s occupational framework and trade analysis.

Author Information
Aziyati Yusoff, Centre for Instructor and Advanced Skill Training (CIAST), Malaysia
Zool Hilmi Mohamed Ashari, Department of Skills Development, Malaysia
Nurul Amin Badrul, Centre for Instructor and Advanced Skill Training (CIAST), Malaysia
Maznizam Mansor, Centre for Instructor and Advanced Skill Training (CIAST), Malaysia
Mohamad Sulaiman, Centre for Instructor and Advanced Skill Training (CIAST), Malaysia

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Conference: ACEID2019
Stream: Higher education

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