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Standards Education

In Malaysia, education about standards is spearheaded by the Department of Standards Malaysia as one of the means of increasing the usage of standards. The young generation is targeted with the aim of equipping future generations/leaders with knowledge of standards & conformance to influence the development of quality products & services and to promote quality enculturation. Three main categories of targeted groups are school students, college/university students and young professionals.

education about standard
Education about Standards Framework
Target Group Expected Outcome Implementation
Raise awareness of standardisation in daily life through standards-related experiences Informal education approach: outreach programme, boot camp, online contest - quiz, infographic poster, short video
Understand how standardisation relates to their academic discipline; in preparation for applying knowledge as an employee Courses related to standardisation in colleges / universities; short courses, workshop
Young Profesionals Participate and contribute in the standardisation and conformity assessment activities Young Professionals Programme
What we have done
outreach programme

Outreach Programme, Awareness Seminar / Symposium
To introduce the concept of standards and conformity assessment to the young generation and to inculcate quality culture.

 essay competition

Essay Competition
As a preliminary competition for selection to participate in the National Standards Olympiad.

national standard olympiad

National Standards Olympiad
To introduce knowledge and ideas about standards and conformance. This competition evaluate the creativity, problem solving skills and team based cooperation among students.

international standard olympiad

International Standards Olympiad
The competition aimed at raising awareness on standards, amongst the youth, helping them to acquire standardisation skills. In 2019, Malaysia succeed to won the top award for the best of the best team in the competition.

trainer of trainer

Train of Trainers (TOT)
Programme for teacher to create multiplying effects.

young professional

Young Professionals Programme

  • Educating the young professionals on standards & conformance.
  • Encourage participation of young professionals in standards & accreditation activities.
  • One day workshop & technical visit.
engagement university

Engagement with Universities

  • MOU with Universities 
  • Capacity building programmes


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Menara Cyber Axis
Jalan Impact, Cyber 6
63000 Cyberjaya
Selangor, MALAYSIA

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