BANGI: Entrepreneurship should be seen as a opportunity new profession route for college students, Key Minister Muhyiddin Yassin advised college students and graduates right now.
Speaking at the start of the bigger schooling ministry’s Profession Improvement Programme (CAP), organised underneath Penjana’s economic stimulus package deal, he said entrepreneurship can also make additional work opportunities for many others.
Toward this conclude, the Larger Education and learning Institution Entrepreneurship Action Prepare for 2021-2025 is becoming designed at tertiary-stage establishments, he extra.
Muhyiddin also urged those people graduating in 2020, and also graduates who have not secured positions so significantly this 12 months, to be a part of the CAP programme using the Graduates Reference Hub portal (Good).
“Try to benefit from this option to increase your expertise and competency as it will raise your marketability.”
Bigger Schooling Minister Noraini Ahmad, who was present, claimed less than the Penjana scheme, her ministry experienced been allocated RM100 million to launch employability programmes to cushion the effect of the Covid-19 pandemic on potential graduates.
She reported this yr, 300,000 are scheduled to graduate.
“Taking into account the affect of the Covid-19 pandemic, the ministry estimates that 25% (or 75,000) of these graduates might have problem securing work in the six-thirty day period interval just after finishing their classes.
“Based on the 41,161 graduates who have nevertheless to start out perform in 2019 and the 75,000 for this 12 months, a complete of 116,161 graduates will have to be provided particular focus to raise their employability.”