Tuesday, July 22, 2014

HICoE Meeting with Director General, Dept of Higher Education MOE

The Accounting Research Institute (ARI), together with directors of six other Higher Institutions' Centre of Excelelnce (HICoE) recently met up with the Director General, Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Education, Professor Dato' Dr Asma Ismail.  The meeting discussed  among others: MOE's plans about current HICoEs;  Criteria to measure Regional and International participation and benchmarking of current HICoEs. Also presence at the meeting was Prof Dr Raha, director of BPKI.  ARI was represented by Prof Dr Normah Omar (Director), Associate Professor Dr Zuraidah Sanusi and Associate Professor Dr Jamaliah Said (Deputy directors).  The other HICoE directors who were present were: Prof Dato' Dr Abdul Rahman Jamal (UMBI), Prof Dr Abdul Rahman Omar (IBS), Prof Nasruddin (UMPEDAC), Prof Sharif (CDR), Prof Mohamad Azmi (INFORMM) and Prof Lukman (ENOS).  Moving forward, all existing HICoEs are to move to greater heights by placing the HICoE agendas to the international arena.