Malaysia clamps down on 'sub standard' e-learning courses

February 2004
IT Training;Feb2004, p11
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Companies that sell e-learning courses to customers in Malaysia could be breaking the law under new rules drawn up by the Malaysian government. The Malaysian National Accreditation Board (LAN) must now approve the institutions who offer such courses. In the past foreign companies have been able to offer qualifications without having LAN approval. "Now even the act of registering students for online courses will be considered an act of education and thus illegal," says Tan Sri Musa Mohamad, the Malaysian education minister.


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