Micro-credential Symposium Malaysia Resource Hub


OpenLearning Malaysia hosted a localised, complementary event to the OpenLearning Micro-credential Symposium 2020 on Thursday, 26 November 2020 to uncover the potential of micro-credential opportunities for the Malaysian education and training ecosystem.

We see the symposium as just the beginning of OpenLearning's ongoing support and dialogue with education providers, industry and learners in Malaysia.

In hosting the Symposium, we were hoping to:

This space serves as a resource hub of recordings, information and resources you might find useful.

 Recordings and resources

You can now access recordings and resources from the OpenLearning Micro-credential Symposium 2020 Malaysia below:

Welcome Remarks

Sarveen Kandiah

Managing Director
OpenLearning Malaysia

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Officiating Address

Professor Dato' Seri Dr Mohamed Mustafa Ishak
Director General of Higher Education, Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia

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Framework and Fund Launch

Adam Brimo
Group CEO and Founder
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Panel Discussion: The Future of Work, Education & Lifelong Learning with

Dr Nurbiha A Shukor
Deputy Director, Teaching & Learning Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

Dato' Eric Ku
Co-Founder & Executive Director,
iTrain Asia
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Jasmina Mokhtar
Project Manager, LAKSANA,
Ministry of Finance Malaysia

Sophia Ang
Head, Talent Attraction & Workplace Futurisation, Maybank

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Industry Showcase: Charting a New Course for
Malaysian Education & Professional Development

Prof Dr Abd Karim Alias
Director, CDAE,
Universiti Sains Malaysia 
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Ts Dr Chua Wen-Shyan
Head, Malaysian Smart Factory 4.0, SHRDC

Dr Malini Eliatamby
Deputy President, Operations

Cherie Diaz
Managing Director
OpenLearning Australia
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Fernando Nazrid
Head of Sales
OpenLearning Malaysia

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Partner Workshop 1 Developing a Micro-Credential Strategy & Action Plan for Implementation

Dato' Dr Ho Sinn Chye
Distance Learning Specialist and Former Vice-Chancellor & CEO at Wawasan Open University
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Partner Workshop 2
Unbundling Hours: Turning Your University Courses into Micro-credentials

Associate Professor Dr Aishah Abu Bakar Director, Centre of Instructional Resources & e-Learning
Universiti Malaysia Pahang
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Additional resources

OpenCreds for Malaysia

A lifelong learning micro-credentialing framework

Based on Australia’s first cross-sector micro-credentialing framework, OpenCreds is now available for Malaysia, drafted to align with the Malaysian Qualifications Framework (MQF) and the Guidelines to Good Practices: Micro-credentials (GGP: Micro-credentials) by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA).

Learn more

OpenCreds Malaysia Investment Fund

Supporting Malaysia's micro-credential programs

The OpenCreds for Malaysia Investment Fund (OMIF) was established to support private higher education providers, technical and vocational education and training providers, industry associations, and professional bodies in developing market-leading micro-credentials utilising the OpenCreds Framework for Malaysia.

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Contact us

Would you like further information about how OpenLearning can help with your organisation's micro-credential strategy?