11 June 2015

Forum: Education for Development?

UWN: Success of blueprint depends on buy-in and politics


The  Malaysia Education Blueprint (Higher Education) 2015-2025 provides a comprehensive articulation of the goals for Malaysian higher education in the form of student and system aspirations. The 10 key areas highlight issues that are critical to the development of individuals as well as the ecosystem of higher education. 

UWN: Political will, planning behind rapid rise in research


Malaysia’s research achievements and challenges were outlined by Professor Zakri Abdul Hamid, science adviser to the prime minister and one of 26 members of United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon’s scientific advisory board, at a major conference in Johannesburg from 10-14 May co-hosted by the Association of Commonwealth Universities and the Southern African Research and Innovation Management Association.