March 3, 2020 – Mr Justin Seow, ICDL Asia Head of Business Development and Mr Syed Fairul Al-Mashoor, ICDL Asia Country Manager for Malaysia visited Yayasan Peneraju Pendidikan Bumiputera (YPPB) to introduce ICDL on 3rd March 2020. ICDL Asia had a positive discussion with YPPB on how ICDL can benefit over 32,000 scholars under the Yayasan Peneraju sponsorship programmes.
Yayasan Peneraju is an initiative launched by the Ministry of Economic Affairs to strengthen the capacity of Bumiputera (Bumiputera, a term used to describe the indigenous people of Malaysia, the Malays, Sarawakians, Sabahans and the aborigins) in the global market. Since 2019, YPPB started promoting digital skills related programmes for students and professionals aged less than 40 years old, to accelerate the development of Malaysia’s digital economy.
ICDL Asia looks forward to collaborating with government agencies in supporting the development of digital skills for Malaysia.
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