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    Warm welcome for Sarawak delegation

    Rokiah Mahmud

    Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organisation for Vocational and Technical Education and Training (SEAMEO Voctech) welcomed Deputy Director of Administration, Ruhazlina Syam Abdol Hazis from Centre of Sarawak (CENTEXS) for an official visit to the technical and vocational education and training (TVET) Regional Centre on Thursday.

    Also present were delegates from CENTEXS, as well as its training partners, Blue Point School of Hospitality and Culinary Arts, headed by Managing Director Alvin Leong.

    Centre Director Alias bin Haji Abu Bakar and deputy directors, managers, consultants and officers welcomed the delegations.

    The visit was aimed to get better acquainted with the personnel, TVET programmes and activities at the centre.

    During the visit, the two centres exchanged information on their role and mission.

    SEAMEO Voctech presented its corporate video highlighting programmes, achievements and partnerships over the years.

    The delegation from CENTEXS and Blue Point School in a group photo with SEAMEO Voctech Centre Director Alias bin Haji Abu Bakar and deputy directors, managers, consultants and officers. PHOTO: SEAMEO VOCTECH

    SEAMEO Voctech Centre Director elaborated on the achievements and identified the digitalising and greening of TVET as the centre’s emphasis for its upcoming five-year development plan.

    Head of Corporate Strategy and Communication Department Faheezah Mohamad Ibrahim spoke on the corporate profile of CENTEXS enumerating the training programmes offered by its Industry Academy and its Digital Academy.

    CENTEXS and its partner training schools have secured about 93 per cent employability for its trainee graduates, with 81 per cent of them achieving international certification.

    The Deputy Director of CENTEXS also mentioned the courses are now open for international students.

    The presentations followed with a dialogue session between the centres to discuss potential collaborations.

    The regional centre will make a working visit to CENTEXS soon for possible memorandum of understanding (MoU) signing and a closer look at training programme offered by CENTEXS.

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