This section provide profile of the relevant government authorities & Kindergarten & Pre-tertiary Education Associations in Malaysia. Some of the include the Ministry of Education Malaysia and the Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development. Some of the associations are PTM, ARCPM, AIMS, NAECCEM and MAPECE.
Education Operations Sector, Ministry of Education MalaysiaThe Education Operations Sector was established after the reorganisation of the divisions in the Ministry of Education, Malaysia according to their functions. The reorganisation practice was enforced on 1 June 2008. There are seven divisions placed under the jurisdiction of the Education Operations Sector which oversee the operations of all schools in the Ministry. The divisions are the School Management Division; Islamic Education Division; Technical and Vocational Education Division; Special Education Division; Fully-Residential School and Cluster School Management Division; Sports, Arts and Co-curriculum Division; and Private Education Division.
Policy and Educational Development Sector, Ministry of Education MalaysiaThe Policy and Educational Development Sector was established as one of the three sectors under the Ministry of Education Malaysia after a reorganisation which was enforced on 1 June 2008.
Teacher Professional Development Sector, Ministry of Education MalaysiaIntroduction The Teacher Professional Development Sector (TPDS) came into existence along with the other main sectors under the restructuring of the Ministry of Education Malaysia. Its inception was graced and announced by the Honourable Prime Minister of Malaysia then, Dato' Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi during the national level teachers' day celebration in Malacca on 16 May 2008. Recognising the importance of this sector, the Ministry of Education has placed the Teacher Education Division (TED), Aminuddin Baki Institute (IAB), The School Inspectorate and Quality Assurance Division, and the Malaysian Institute of Teacher Education under its perview and responsibility.
Private Education Division, Ministry of Education MalaysiaThe Private Education Division (PED) is one of the seven divisions under the Education Operations Sector, Ministry of Education Malaysia. The primary function of the Private Education Division, also known as Bahagian Pendidikan Swasta (BP Swasta) is to plan, monitor and regulate the development of the country's private education at the pre-tertiary level.
Department of Social Welfare Malaysia, Ministry of Women, Family and Community DevelopmentThe Social Welfare Department Malaysia (JKMM) was established in 1946 and has been through several structural changes since. The department started with its involvement in managing problems that stemmed from World War II. From there, its roles and functions have expanded to preventive and rehabilitative services in social issues and the development of the community. It is one of the agencies under the administration of the Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development.
Malaysia Association of Kindergarten (PTM)The Persatuan Tadika Malaysia (Malaysia Association of Kindergarten) or PTM as it fondly called, is the pioneer organisation involved in preschool education in Malaysia. It has contributed greatly to the training of pre-school children throughout the country.
Association of Registered Childcare Providers Malaysia (ARCPM)The Association of Registered Childcare Providers Malaysia (ARCPM) or Persatuan Pengasuh Berdaftar Malaysia (PPBM) as it is better known, is the national non-governmental organisation (NGO) entrusted with ensuring quality alternative childcare for children in Malaysia, in particular children below the age of four. PPBM is a non-profit NGO registered with the Registrar of Societies and the Ministry of Women, Family & Community Development, Malaysia.
The Association of International Malaysian Schools (AIMS)The Association of International Malaysian Schools (AIMS) was established to represent the significant number of schools in Malaysia which are offering an international curriculum both to Malaysian children and to ex-pat families who are living in the country. In addition, the growing number of boarding schools caters for foreign students from the region who choose to be educated in Malaysia. AIMS sets out to represent these schools in deliberations with the Ministry and to promote best educational practice in the country as a whole.
National Association of Early Childhood Care and Education Malaysia (NAECCEM)National Association of Early Childhood Care and Education Malaysia (NAECCEM) was initiated in 1999 to be an umbrella body acting in the interest of children from birth to 8 years. A non-profit and nongovernmental organisation, NAECCEM aims to promote the inherent rights, education and well being of Malaysian children through competent, trained child care professionals in the home, school and community. Guided by a dynamic philosophy of care and education, NAECCEM meets the needs of our children in a developing nation and changing society.
Association of Professional Early Childhood Educators Malaysia (MAPECE)Association of Professional Early Childhood Educators Malaysia (MAPECE) or Persatuan Pendidik Profesional Awal Kanak-kanak was formed on 30 May 2005 by a group of academicians and early childhood educators who are concerned about the early experiences our children are receiving in child care centres, pre-schools and kindergartens. Many parents and even child care providers and preschool teachers are unaware that 0-5 years of age are the years which are the critical periods for the development of many areas, including the habitual ways children respond to emotion.
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