Planning, Research and Development Division
Division Of Planning, Research & Development (PPP) is divided into 5 units:-
1) Policy Coordination / Synchronization Unit 1
i. Plan and coordinate the development of DSD’s TVET policies and strategic plans through Policy Coordination Meetings (MPD);
ii. Plan and coordinate the preparation of DSD’s answers for related enquiries from the House of Representatives and Senate;
iii. Plan and manage activities of DSD’s Strategic Planning Group; and
iv. Plan activities and Secretariat to the PLV and PPLV Service Schemes Promotion Based on Excellence Criteria Excellence Evaluation Committee.
2) Policy Coordination / Synchronization Unit 2
i. Plan and coordinate activities related to National Skills Development Act (Act 652) and its regulations;
ii. Plan and manage TVET related feedback to agencies and stakeholders;
iii. Manage and coordinate the provision/preparation of periodic statistics according to stakeholder needs; and
iv. Coordinate and update DSD’s Q-fact
3) Policy Coordination Unit
i. Plan activities and Secretariat to the National Skills Development Council (NSDC) and its working committees;
ii. Plan activities and Secretariat to the Joint Technical Committee (JTC) for Single Quality Assurance System for TVET together with MQA;
iii. Plan and coordinate DSD related TVET activities for the National TVET Council (MTVET) and its committees.
iv. Coordinate the results of research findings from DSD and related agencies to enhance implementation of TVET.
4) Development Unit
i. Plan and manage budget application for development projects under the Malaysia Plan.
ii. Coordinate and monitor implementation of DSD’s development projects under the Malaysia Plan.
iii. Coordinate and prepare development project activities implementation report (for related agencies).
iv. Coordinate and update information in the development project monitoring system.
v. Coordinate and report outcome achievement for each development project
vi. Plan and manage implementation of the DSD's talent development programme
5) KPI & International Unit
i. Plan and coordinate preparation of TVET related policy papers for the DSD’s involvement at international level
ii. Coordinate information related to DSD's TVET policies at the international level.
iii. Plan and manage DSD’s participation in international programmes.
iv. Manage and coordinate DSD’s feedback related to TVET for international programmes.
v. Plan and manage implementation of DSD’s Business Plan; and
vi. Manage and coordinate preparation of DSD’s KPI achievement report.
6) Information Management Unit
The main role of the Information Management Unit includes aspects of management, implementation, maintenance and monitoring of existing online systems, developing and updating the JPK portal, as well as controlling technical operations and ensuring the entire JPK service delivery system is implemented efficiently and effectively. The role and responsibilities of the Information Management Unit will be expanded in line with the implementation and use of MySPIKE officially to all stakeholders JPK.