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Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia (MOHE)

The Ministry of Higher Education was established on 27 March 2004. On 15 July 2004, the Ministry of Higher Education began operating at Block E3, Parcel E, Pusat Perbadanan Kerajaan Persekutuan Putrajaya. The Malaysian Ministry of Higher Education is comprised of two departments and an agency.The departments under the Ministry of Higher Education are the IPT Management Department (JPIPT) and the Polytechnic and Community College Management Department. The JPIPT is also comprised of two management sectors, that is, IPTA Management Sector and the IPTS Management Sector. The agencies under the Ministry of Higher Education are MQA, PTPTN , Yayasan TAR and Public Institutions of Higher education (IPTA).

Website: www.mohe.gov.my

Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA)

The Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA), was established on 1 November 2007 with the coming in force of the Malaysian Qualifications Agency Act 2007. The MQA was officially launched by the Honourable Minister of Higher Education, Dato’ Mustapa Mohamed, on 2 November 2007. The main role of the MQA is to implement the Malaysian Qualifications Framework (MQF) as a basis for quality assurance of higher education and as the reference point for the criteria and standards for national qualifications. The MQA is responsible for monitoring and overseeing the quality assurance practices and accreditation of national higher education.

With the vision to be a credible and internationally recognised higher education quality assurance body and the mission to inspire the confidence of its stakeholders through best practices, the MQA is set to chart new boundaries in higher education quality assurance.

Website: www.mqa.gov.my

Department of Polytechnic Education

Polytechnic education began in Malaysia with establishment of the Ungku Omar Polytechnic, Ipoh in 1969 under the United Nations Development Plan. The need to provide wider access to technical education and training for the country was given prominence by the Cabinet Committee on Education in 1979 and in the First National Industrial Plan (1985-1995). In addition to decisions made by these committees, the Cabinet Committee on Training (1991) paved the way for the significant development in Polytechnic education. As a result, there was an increase in the number of Polytechnic education. As a result,there was an incerese in the number of Polytechnic builts and these instituitions were able to offer more programmes of study to cater to the demands of more semi-professional in the engineering, commerce and service sectors.

Website: www.politeknik.gov.my

MSC Malaysia National ICT Initiative

MSC Malaysia is Malaysia’s national ICT initiative designed to attract world-class technology companies while grooming the local ICT industry. Fully supported by the Malaysian Government, MSC Malaysia has led the nation’s transformation towards a K-Economy over the past decade and a half.

MSC Malaysia is your gateway to the ICT industry in Malaysia and the region.

Website: www.mscmalaysia.my

National Higher Education Research Institute

National Higher Education Research Institute was established by the National Council on Higher Education and officially launched on 21st August 1997. It’s hosted by University Sains Malaysia, Penang and is accountable to Ministry of education (MOE) and the Vice Chancellor University of Sains Malaysia. It’s a research institute which conducts relevant policy oriented studies in the field of higher education to assist in the development of higher education. Our goal is to advance research, teaching and publication in higher education institutions. We seek to develop higher education system and institutions towards international excellence.

Website: www.ipptn.usm.my

The Malaysian Research & Education Network (MYREN)

Launched in March 2005 and under the governance of Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE) and management of Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC), the Malaysian Research & Education Network (MYREN) have been aggressively striving on its objective of enabling high speed dedicated network connectivity to enhance and uplift the education sector while exploring the research capacity and capability of the Malaysian education and research sectors.

Website: www.myren.net.my

Malaysian Institute of Integrity (IIM)

Malaysian Institute of Integrity (IIM) was the brainchild of the Prime Minister 5th Malaysia, Tun Abdullah Haji Ahmad Badawi and his declared on 5 November 2003 .

It was established as an autonomous body registered under the Companies Act 1965 on March 4, 2004.

Malaysian Institute of Integrity (IIM), established as an agency coordinator and monitor the implementation of the National Integrity Plan (NIP). The main objective is to develop an IIM Malaysian nation with integrity, resilience and embrace universal values.

Website: www.iim.org.my

Education Malaysia Global Services

Education Malaysia Global Services (Company No: 986610-U) (“EMGS”) is a company limited by guarantee incorporated under the laws of Malaysia and plays the following roles:

  1. Assisting the Ministry of Higher Education in the implementation of policies relating to students
  2. Carrying out research and development in the field of education
  3. Collecting, publishing and disseminating student information
  4. Providing marketing and awareness with a view to promoting Malaysia as a global destination for education services
  5. Facilitating an efficient, transparent and auditable process for issuing and tracking student visas

EMGS is committed to making Malaysia a premier world-class destination for education services. Among its initiatives towards this end is this portal, which aims to fulfill the following business objectives:

Website: www.educationmalaysia.gov.my