Monday, 05 November 2018 03:50

Prime Polytechnic PIS Malaysia Pursues to Maintain Quality Mark, Submits for APACC Reaccreditation

The team of Politeknik Ibrahim Sultan (PIS), Malaysia led by the Director, Puan Hajah Rashida Binti Mustapa (5th from right, 1st row) poses with the APACC team composed of Ms. Therese Lee, APACC Team Leader (5th from left, 1st row), Ms. Khansawat Hinthaow, APACC Team Member (6th from left, 1st row) and Ms. Arlene Cruz, APACC Support Staff Member (4th from right, 1st row) with Ts. HJ. Mohamad Amin Bin Hamat, Deputy Director General (Governance), (4th from left, 1st row) Department of Polytechnic and Community College Education (DPCCE), Ministry of Education, Malaysia during the opening ceremonies of the APACC visit.

The Politeknik Ibrahim Sultan (PIS), a premier polytechnic institution in Malaysia continues its quest to maintain its quality mark and certification by the Asia Pacific Accreditation Certification Commission (APACC).

On its second cycle, after its last accreditation for 2014-2015, PIS submits to another on site visit and audit from October 16-18, 2018 by the APACC team composed of Ms. Therese Lee, APACC Team Leader; Ms. Khansawat Hinthaow, APACC Team Member and Ms. Arlene Cruz, APACC Support Staff Member.

In a show of full support to the significant endeavor of PIS was the country’s Ministry of Education with its delegation going through the process of the on-site visit. The delegation from the Ministry was led by Ts. HJ. Mohamad Amin Bin Hamat, Deputy Director General (Governance), Department of Polytechnic and Community College Education (DPCCE) along with other officials.

(Photos from left to right clockwise): The APACC team checks, asks questions and validates documents presented by PIS during the visit.

PIS led by their top management Puan Hajah Rashida Binti Mustapa, Director, En Norizam Bin Sekak, Deputy Director, (Academic) and En Noor Azmi Bin Haji Asmawi, Deputy Director (Academic Support) along with varied committees per APACC Criterion, welcomed the APACC team during its opening ceremonies. They also presented updates and highlighted improvements and actions taken per recommendations from the last APACC visit.

The polytechnic’s vision is “to be the leading-edge TVET institution in Malaysia” and has 19 programs with current enrollment of 2,429 students.

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