KUALA LUMPUR, May 17 — The Majlis Amanah Rakyat (MARA) has produced 399 educators who are doctorate holders from the Institusi Pendidikan MARA (IPMa) to increase the professionalism and competency of the teaching staff there.
Rural and Regional Development Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob said this effort was part of the initiative to take the MARA education system to a level which was acknowledged nationally and globally.
He said of the 11,035 MARA educators, 2,366 had master degrees, adding that 346 were currently taking their PhD and 769 their master degrees.
“MARA has also approved 21 educators from Institut Kemahiran MARA to take the Bachelor’s degree in Automotive Engineering Technology at UniKL,” he said at the MARA Educators’ Day 2017 celebrations here yesterday night. — Bernama