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Malaysian Teachers Pedagogical Skills

Malaysian Teachers Upgrade Pedagogical Skills, Improve Teaching Outcomes with Intel Teach Programme.

Traditional methods of teaching in Malaysia were inadequate in preparing students to face a rapidly moving towards future. Acknowledging this trend, the Malaysian Government’s Vision 2020 plan places special emphasis on integrating technology into education as a result, computers and broadband access being introduced into schools.

Intel Teach is a worldwide effort to help teachers effectively integrate technology into instruction, and the programme has trained more than four million teachers over 40 countries worldwide since 2000.  Lecturers, teachers and students are benefiting from this programme, it is a powerful pedagogical tool to prepare our sudents for the 21st century.

Malaysia became the first country in South-East Asia to successfully implement the Intel Teach Programme when it was launched in 2000. Within the first two years, the programme exceeded its target of 12,000 primary and secondary school teachers. The programme aligns with Malaysia’s school ‘Computerization’ and ‘Smart School’ initiatives, with the content localized and adapted to suit the needs of the local educational system, teachers and students.

Schools like Institut Perguruan Perempuan Melayu (IPPM) also realized that they needed professional training. The Intel Tech Programme is part of Malaysia’s efforts in transforming professional education for teachers; and for many who have embraced the programme, like IPPM Teacher Nur Farah Gan Abdullah.

Spotlight: Institut Perguruan Perempuan Melayu, Melaka set up in 1935, IPPM Melaka is the oldest teacher training institution in Malaysia and focuses on training Malay Muslim women especially for rural schools in Malaysia.

For more information on IPPM, visit

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This entry was posted on April 4, 2009 by in Berita, Informasi Pendidikan, Maktab Perguruan and tagged , .
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