Education Ministry in discussion with Malaysian university to train 2,000 teachers

The Ministry of Education has revealed plans to train 2,000 local teachers in collaboration with Malaysia’s Open University.

Education Minister Aishath Shiham said at a  press conference today that the ministry was in talks with the Open University to conduct training programmes for head teachers and principals, adding that she expected the training to commence in the near future.

The ministry’s aim was to enable teachers with diplomas or first degrees to achieve higher qualifications, she said. This would have a positive impact on students, she added.