The Fellowship is an award-winning Leadership Development Programme. Gain professional training and support while you expand opportunities for underprivileged students in high-need schools.

What is the Fellowship?

The Fellowship is a full-time 2-year Leadership Development Programme in which you will teach in a high-need school while earning a competitive graduate salary. You can be part of the solution in fighting education inequity and make a difference in the lives of underprivileged students and communities.

The 2 years on the Fellowship will be a challenging yet rewarding journey, during which you will develop transferable skills and gain unique experiences that set you apart in your future career.

  • "Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has."
    Margaret Mead

Why the Fellowship?

  • Gain direct experience in the education sector
    A unique opportunity to gain first-hand experience teaching and problem solving at the grassroots of education.
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Education
    Gain a fully sponsored qualification that allows you to continue teaching in the public school system.
  • Transform the education system as a TFM Alum
    Be a part of our growing network of Alumni who are working together to transform education for all children.

Develop yourself while you develop the nation.

  • Grow your personal and professional network
    Work alongside highly passionate and outstanding like-minded leaders championing the same vision and mission.
  • Accelerate your career
    Develop a set of strong, transferable skills that apply to any career pathway.
  • Earn a Competitive Graduate Salary
    You will be employed by the Ministry of Education and will receive corresponding salary and benefits.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible to join the Fellowship, you must

  • Be a Malaysian citizen, aged 32 years or younger as of 31 December 2019
  • Hold a Bachelor’s degree in any non-education discipline. Not possess any education qualification.
  • Have strong verbal and written English communication skills.
  • Possess a minimum of 5As in SPM, including the minimum grade of credit (C) for Bahasa Melayu
  • Have a strong academic track record (minimum CGPA of 3.00/4.00 or Second Class Upper Division or equivalent)

The Application Process

Your journey through the application process will take approximately 4 weeks.

  • 1
    The Application Form and English Test
  • 2
    Phone Interview
  • 3
    Assessment Centre
  • 4
    Provisional Offer
  • 5
    Ujian Kelayakan Calon Guru (UKCG)
  • 6
    Preparing For School
  • 7
    Pre-Service Programme begins!

Start here, start now.

Start your application now and our recruiters will reach out to you to support you.

For enquiries on your application, email us at recruitment@teachformalaysia.org