WEDNESDAY, 07 MAY – A seminar on Quality Management 2014 was held today organised by Postgraduate students under the Master of Education Programme (Educational Management), Group 1 (1), Second Semester (2), 2013/2014 Session School of Education and Social Development (SPPS), Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS). It was in collaboration with the Tuaran District Education Office and the Malaysian Teachers Education Institution Kent Campus, Tuaran.
With the theme ‘Pengurusan Kualiti Tonggak Kecemerlangan Organisasi Pendidikan’ or Quality Management Key to Sustainable Education Organisation, the seminar aimed to expose quality management practices towards shaping a sustainable education.
Speaking at the opening ceremony, Dr. Mohd Zaki Ishak, Deputy Dean of Research and Innovation, School of Education and Social Development UMS, in reading the speech of the Dean, Prof. Dr. Ismail Ibrahim said that the main focus of the seminar was to improve the understanding on the management’s role and responsibility in the planning and implementation of MS ISO 9001:2008.
“Teachers and the school’s management are the main players for the success of students,” he added.
Earlier, the Tuaran District Education Officer, Tah Nia Haji Jaman said that quality management system was important towards having an impact on good service system and would be a benchmark for developed countries. Her speech was read by her representative, Assistant Education Officer of Tuaran District, Rozalind Johanis.
“Quality management should be implemented in every department because quality management system should be made the key point in every excellent service ,” she stressed.
The seminar also included talks with one presented by the Director of SIRIM Sabah and Federal Territory of Labuan, Haji Khairan Untoh.
More than 100 people attended the talks and seminar.
Also present at the function were Senior Lecturer, SPPS, Dr. Khairuddin Abdullah who was also the Advisor of the programme and Programme Director, Mohammad Azman Jongkulin. – FL
Photo: Johaidi Ismail
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