Politeknik Sultan Azlan Shah Gears Up Graduates for IR4.0 with TOEIC Test

Industry collaboration as platform to empower polytechnic graduates

30 March 2022, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – As the country embraces Industrial Revolution 4.0 (IR4.0), technical and vocational education and training (TVET) graduates with good English communication skills stands a better chance of being employed in today’s competitive marketplace.

Recognizing this need, Politeknik Sultan Azlan Shah (PSAS) and Eshia & Associates Sdn. Bhd. today signed the Certificate of Collaboration, whereby PSAS graduates will be taking the TOEIC tests to empower and prepare them, in line with industry requirements.

Muhammad Zubir Mohd Hanifah, Director of Politeknik Sultan Azlan Shah said, “This bilateral relationship is very important because it can provide exposure to PSAS’ graduates and expand access to knowledge and skills in the real world.”

Ezani Amir, Managing Director of Eshia & Associates Sdn. Bhd. added, “As English is today the language of science and technology, the implementation of the TOEIC program at PSAS is envisioned to improve the knowledge acquisition and communication skills of the graduates.”

With the TOEIC certification program PSAS graduates will have a better career prospect at technology related multinational corporations as English proficiency is critical for employees to communicate and collaborate with colleagues from different countries.

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10,000 Malaysian Students Received TOEFL Young Student Series
GO ENGLISH! Project Awards

Over the past five years, the TOEFL® Young Students Series GO English! Project has seen significant growth in participation from all over the world. The most recent “Make the World A Better Place” initiative received the largest participation ever from 18 countries, with 3,793 submissions from 434 schools, 1,046 teachers and 25,338 students.

The program inspires students to practice and improve their English-language skills in and out of the classroom under the guidance of their English-language teachers. Over the course of a few months, students worked in groups to create a project to tell the world their ideas on making the world a better place.


MoU Signing Ceremony Between Eshia & Assoc And Smart Reader WorldWide

IN THE pursuit of raising standards of education, Smart Reader Worldwide inked two significant memorandums of understanding (MoU) at its headquarters in Segambut, Kuala Lumpur.

The MoU with Eshia & Associates as representatives of the Educational Testing Service (ETS) is aimed at raising English proficiency among Smart Reader students.

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English Language Test Seminar

On 1st April, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) with the coordination and
assistance from Test Center Malaysia, the Educational Testing Service (ETS) country
a representative for Malaysia hosted a seminar titled English Language Test Seminar from
9.00 a.m to 12.00 noon at Putra Future Classroom, Faculty of Education, UPM. The
seminar was open for public especially for those working within international
admissions, international student recruitment, English-language education within a pre
or in-sessional higher education context, and Post-secondary English language education
policymakers. Approximately 30 people from various organizations were in attendance.

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your future reference: Using Language Scores To Make Informed Decisions In Malaysian Higher Education.

Congratulation Politeknik Mersing Johor (PMJ) For This Collaboration To Enhance The Employability Of Your Graduates.

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Raja Tun Uda Library Establishes TOEFL Corner & TOEFL Young Student Series Community Program

Shah Alam, Malaysia (25 April 2017) — Perbadanan Perpustakaan Awam Selangor (PPAS), with the coordination and assistance from Eshia & Associates Sdn Bhd, the Educational Testing Service (ETS) country representative for Malaysia and Shake Book Projects Sdn Bhd, today announced that the Raja Tun Uda Library in Shah Alam will be the first library in Malaysia to establish a “TOEFL Corner” and co-organize the TOEFL® Young Student Series Community Program.

The TOEFL Corner at Raja Tun Uda Library will house books and online materials relevant to the TOEFL® Young Students Series program. Designed to set the foundation for the successful development of English-language skills and to help guide younger students to the next steps of learning, the TOEFL® Young Students Series features age-appropriate assessments. The TOEFL® Primary™ Test is suitable for students age nine to 11, while the TOEFL Junior® Standard Test is relevant for students age 11 to 15.


Politeknik Ungku Omar Adopts TOEIC Test

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (4 June 2015) — Politeknik Ungku Omar today signed a Note of Understanding with Eshia & Associates Sdn Bhd as the first polytechnic in the country to adopt the TOEIC Listening & Reading Tests for its students. The signing also marks the entrance of PUO as a training center an0d test location for the TOEIC and TOEFL family of test products in Ipoh.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (22 April 2015) — UITM Private Education Sdn Bhd, a wholly owned subsidiary of UiTM Holdings Sdn Bhd, through its education arm INTEC EDUCATION COLLEGE recently signed a Collaboration Agreement with Eshia & Associates Sdn Bhd in adopting the whole range of Educational Testing Services (ETS) English assessment tests for its students and general public.

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Kuen Cheng High School First to Adopt TOEFL Junior Test in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: Kuen Cheng High School, a premier Chinese Independent Secondary School, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Eshia & Associates Sdn Bhd as the first school in the country to adopt the TOEFL Junior® Standard test, part of the TOEFL® Young Students Series, for all its Junior One incoming students.

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New AirAsia applicants to sit for language proficiency test

SEPANG: A believer of “now everyone can fly”, AirAsia Bhd now wants every flight attendant to “soar” in their service speaking correct English. The airline is making it compulsory for new applicants for jobs as flight attendants in countries where AirAsia operates to sit for the Test of English for International Communication (TOEIC), a global English test standard.

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A Growing Consensus: AirAsia Adds TOEIC English Testing

Last week, the AirAsia Group, Asia’s largest low-fare airline, announced that it would be requiring TOEIC test scores for all flight attendant applicants. The company, which is based in Malaysia and serves some 400 destinations in more than 20 countries, is in agreement with many others in the industry who have been finding TOEIC tests to be the right fit for their needs.

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Graduate Employability Management Scheme

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