#mydigitalmaker is a joint public-private-academia initiative to transform Malaysian youth from digital users to producers in the digital economy. This includes skills such as coding, app development, 3D printing, robotics, embedded programming and data analytics; all of which will ultimately help to strengthen problem solving and creativity amongst our future generation.
Why Create a Nation of Digital Makers?
- Digital innovations are disrupting all sectors and creating new job opportunities.
- 90% of all future jobs will require digital competencies
- The digital economy is expected to contribute to 18.2% of the national Gross Domestic Product by the year 2020
How Are We Transforming Our Youth To Become Digital Makers?
Digital innovations are disrupting all sectors and creating new job opportunities.
MDEC is supporting the MoE in revising the ICT curriculum in schools and ensuring teacher readiness
Nurturing and grooming talented young Malaysians to become future digital innovators
MDEC and MoE are working with private sector and academia to provide complementary learning opportunities via co-curricular activities, digital maker hubs and competitions