The Cabinet approved all the 27 Teacher  Training Colleges in Malaysia to be upgraded to the Institute of Teacher Education (IPG) in 2005. Since then, IPGM and IPG have been mandated to undertake pre-service and in-service Teacher Training Programmes as stipulated in the Education Act 1996. The Senate has been established to make decisions on academic policies. In addition IPGM is also responsible for the planning and monitoring of the Teacher Training Services implemented by IPG. Since then, the Institute of Teacher Education Ipoh Campus has thrived and pursued its effort to be one of the institutions that led to the excellence of teacher education in Malaysia. Its mission is to create  competent and dedicated teachers through dynamic teacher development programmes in order to thrive for world class school education