Forward School

Forward School2, Lebuh Acheh, 10300, George Town, Pulau Pinang

Established in 2020, Forward School is a revolutionary technology future skills school based in Penang, Malaysia that equips aspiring  tech professionals with industry-ready skills for the fast-moving tech sector. We provide a range of expert-led online and on-campus training in coding, data science, design, digital marketing and more. We are accredited by the Department of Skills Development (JPK) and the Human Resource Development Corporation (HDRCorp) in Malaysia. Besides that, we are also a recognised Digital Hub by Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC).

Our Philosophy

Forward School’s philosophy is driven by real-world learning experiences developed in tandem with our industry partners. Powered by our outstanding faculty and trailblazing technology practitioners, we offer world-class, cutting-edge education in a conducive learning, living and co-working space.

Our unique Co-Learning & Co-Living Spaces

Our integrated co-learning, and co-living space is a first-of-its-kind in Malaysia with the intention of immersing highly motivated students and professionals in a tech-driven community space. After all, when you live, work and play together, that’s when boundary-pushing collaborations happen!

Our Mission

To make quality digital-age education accessible to everyone, everywhere.

Our Vision

To provide the best digital-age education in South East Asia. Being the best means, we strive to help every student become a better version of themselves for a future we believe will be made by creators, not consumers.


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Forward School is a revolutionary, new technology and future skills school based in Penang,  Malaysia that will equip aspiring tech professionals with industry-ready skills required for the fast-moving tech sector.

Real In-demand Employability Skills

Each program is developed to fill a demand in today’s booming tech industry. You’ll learn practical skills that make you more valuable and appealing to employers.

A Syllabus Co-created with Seasoned Industry Practitioners

All our programs are built, delivered, and updated by experts working in the tech industry. You’ll always be learning the most up-to-date industry standards and best practices.

Exciting Global Tech Career Pathways

We only succeed when you do, so you don’t need to worry about navigating the job market alone. We’ll connect you to expert career coaches, local mentors, and our nationwide network of hiring partners to help you find the right fit.

No matter if you have just graduated from high school seeking to build a career in technology or a lane changer in search for a better prospect in the tech industry, we have a program for you.

Basic Info

Established : 2000

Staff : 10

Students : 200

Main Faculty

Data Science

Software Engineering



Digital Marketing


  • Signed MOU with APU (Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation) and PSB Academy Singapore
  • Awarded the status of Malaysia Digital Hub by MDEC
  • Part of GitHub Education campus programme with premium GifHub access
  • Professional Member of Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)

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