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Analysing the Malaysian Higher Education Training Offer for Furniture Design and Woodworking Industry 4.0 as an Input Towards Joint Curriculum Validation Protocol

Zainal Abidin, Shahriman; Bahari, Shahril Anuar; Ibrahim, Azmi; Mohd Ghazali, Aruan Efendy; Ahmad, Mohammad Azroll; Mujir, Mohd Shaleh; Delgado, María Victoria Bueno; Zbiec, Marcin; Garrido, Josefina; Ortega, Juan José; Gómez, Maria Victoria Gómez; Ratnasingam, Jegatheswaran; Hashim, Rokiah; Zakaria, Sarani; Mat Amin, Mohd Nor Zamri


An education programme at the master’s level normally aims to facilitate graduates’ acquisition, mastery and application of advanced knowledge in specialised areas of education. However, there is no learning pathway that aims to improve the level of specific and transversal competencies and skills, with particular regard to those relevant for the labour market in the furniture sector, such as management, entrepreneurship, language competences and leadership toward wood and furniture industry 4.0. The methodology for this research inquiry was based upon a survey questionnaire of 54 respondents during the MAKING4.0 Seminar at Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) in Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia. The results were analysed from the Work Package 1 (WP1) “Analysis and comparison of the current Higher Education training offer and furniture and woodworking industry”, before the learning outcomes were defined for each of the identified topics. The definition of learning outcomes was made considering the Recommendations of the European Qualifications Framework (EQF), and subsequently harmonised with the Programme Learning Outcomes defined in the Malaysian Qualification Framework 2nd edition (MQF2.0) for a Master´s Degree Level 7. ... mehr

Verlagsausgabe §
DOI: 10.5445/IR/1000142107
Veröffentlicht am 19.01.2022
DOI: 10.21315/apjee2021.36.1.1
Zitationen: 4
Zitationen: 2
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Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Institut für Entwerfen Kunst und Theorie (EKUT)
Publikationstyp Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Publikationsjahr 2021
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator ISSN: 2180-3463, 2289-9057
KITopen-ID: 1000142107
Erschienen in Asia Pacific journal of educators and education
Verlag Penerbit Universiti Sains Malaysia
Band 36
Heft 1
Vorab online veröffentlicht am 25.08.2021
Schlagwörter Industry 4.0, joint curriculum, Malaysian Higher Education, validation, wood and, furniture
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