KUALA LUMPUR: The Government-Industry TVET Coordination Body (GITC) has been established as a collaborative platform in steering the national TVET (technical and vocational education and training) agenda.

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob said GITC would be involved directly in the country’s TVET human capital development, particularly in development of skills and workforce, the first of such cooperation.

Its membership comprises 12 individuals representing industry sectors who have agreed to work together in realising the national TVET agenda through GITC, he said in a statement.

He earlier chaired the National TVET Council (MTVET) through tele-conferencing that was attended by 13 ministers, industry figures, including those from the Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers and students’ representatives.Read more