As part of Google’s skills programs around the world, Google recently launchedGemilang, its new digital training programme in Malaysia, that offers flexible learning paths for all Malaysians. This includes the Google Cloud Skills pathway, which is available to higher education students, thanks to our partnerships with local universities such as UNITEN. Gemilang helps learners develop knowledge and acquire digital skills for in-demand jobs. Additionally, to support Google’s mission of advancing Malaysia together through an equitable and inclusive digital economy, Google is offering 31,000 scholarships for Google Career Certificates through local partners, comprising education institutions, industry partners and nonprofits.
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1. From op-ed by Dr Sumitra Nair, Vice President & Head of Digital Skills and Jobs at the Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC)
2. PwC’s “New World. New Skills” based on the Hopes & Fears survey of Malaysians in April 2021.
3.SERI’s Digital Talent Report
4. “Positioning Malaysia as a Regional Leader in the Digital Economy” report published in October 2021.
By: Ray Fleming (Asia Pacific Program Manager for Higher Education)
Source: Google Cloud Blog