Research Areas


Research is the foremost activity for the Faculty of Technical and Vocational Education (FTVE). FTVE encourages all the staff to involve actively in doing worthwhile research in order to realize Research and Development (R&D) of UTHM. 

Main Research Areas:
  • Management and leadership
  • Curriculum and instruction
  • Information and communication technology (ICT)
  • Assessment and evaluation
  • Innovation and production
  • Job and career development


Sub Areas:

    • Teacher training

    • Educational sustainable development (ESD)

    • Building skills for work and life

    • Creativity and innovation in TVET

    • Research and development

    • Transferable skills

    • Teaching and learning

    • Quality assurance

    • Policy and governance

    • Leadership and management

    • Special need education

    • Curriculum development

    • Lifelong learning

    • Public-private partnership (PPP)

    • Higher order thinking skill and critical thinking

    • Tourism and Hospitality

    • Entrepreneurship

    • Gender issues

    • Employability

    • Work ethics

    • Safety and health

    • Globalization

    • Vocational training

    • Staff development

    • Distance education

    • Coaching and mentoring

    • Training and development

    • Apprenticeship

    • Accreditation on Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) / Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

    • 21st century skills

    • Training mobility

    • Web-mediated learning/training

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