HRD Corp: National Training Week to instill lifelong learning culture among Malaysians

KUALA LUMPUR, May 3 — Human Resource Development Corporation (HRD Corp) will hold National Training Week (NTW) in June to instill a culture of lifelong learning among Malaysians through free skills and knowledge development opportunities .

Sofian Amin, chief program officer at HRD Corp, said the company, which falls under the Ministry of Human Resources, aims to enroll at least 200,000 people during the week of June 24-30. Stated.

“There are over 30 million Malaysians, but only about half have ready access to training opportunities.

“We encourage NTW to consider training provided free of charge throughout the week by government agencies, research institutes, universities, private training providers, and even non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and organizations,” he said during an interview at HRD. “I’m working on it,” he said. The Aidilfitri squad is gathered here today.

Minister of Human Resources Stephen Sim Chee Kyung was also present.

Sofian said there are currently around 300 free courses available and the public can register by visiting the NTW portal. www.nationaltrainingweek.gov.my.

He said HRD Corp expects 25,000 courses to be available by the time NTW begins, and training will include in-person classes, online classes and e-learning content.

Introduced in May 2023, NTW is a full week of national training events and activities that bring together organizations and individuals from a variety of backgrounds and industries to experience numerous learning and development opportunities. is.

Free training sessions are offered by Malaysians for Malaysians in multiple locations. — Bernama

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