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Plan to improve higher education in the works

February 24, 2019 | National News

A PLAN to improve private higher education will be drawn up this year.

The joint effort between the Education Ministry and private higher education institutions (IPTS) will cover six areas including the harmonisation of the Private Higher Educational Institutions Act 1996 (Act 555) and Universities and University Colleges Act (AUKU) 1971, internationalisation, administration, sustainability, and innovation.

Thanking stakeholders for their hard work, Education Minister Dr Maszlee Malik said IPTS provide students with an alternative access to quality education either within, or outside the country.

He, however, stressed on the need to improve the delivery of service, quality, policy, processes, and procedures, in IPTS.

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