Dr. Ramhari Lamichhane was in Pamulang University in Jakarta, Indonesia from September 8-10 to grace the 4th International Conference on Research in TVET (ICOR-TVET) as a keynote speaker. The event was jointly organized by the Pamulang University, Indonesia and the Department of Polytechnic and Community College Education (DPCCE), Malaysia. CPSC provided its technical support during the program.

Dr. Mohammad Naim bin Yaakub, CPSC’s former Director General and currently the Director General of DPCCE, was also in attendance.

In his speech addressing the 500 people in the assembly, Dr. Lamichhane presented CPSC’s role in enhancing TVET’s role in the region through adopting the best practices and expectations of the Industrial Revolution 4.0 (R 4.0). He also introduced the Asia-Pacific Accreditation and Certification Commission (APACC) to the audience composed of Indonesian students, teachers, and educational managers, as well invited regional guests from both Indonesia and Malaysia.

The Director General (2nd from the right) with the key officials from Pamulang University and DPCCE

He also met with several key persons including the Rector of Pamulang University, Dr. H. Dayat Hidayat and Dr. Hj. Mohd Zahari Bin Ismail, Director of Politeknik Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah (PSA) and Chairman of the 4th ICOR-TVET Conference. The program was also very fulfilling as it enabled the Director General to share CPSC’s best practices on enhancing the quality of TVET. They also discussed the possibility for a tripartite event that will be hosted in Manila at a future date.