Penang – Universiti Utara Mlaysia (UUM) through Awang Had Salleh Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (AHSGS) is establishing cooperation with the Southeast Asian Ministers of Educations Organisation, Regional centre of Education in Science and Mathematics (SEAMEO RECSAM) through the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in Malaysia Room, SEAMEO RECSAM, Penang.
UUM was represented by Dr. Azizi Ab Aziz , Deputy Dean of AHSGS, Dr. Ruzlan Md Ali, Director of the Institute of Advance Research of Education, and Mr. Mohd Azri Md Nadzir, Social Research Officer, AHSGS. While SEAMEO RECSAM was represented by Hj Dr. Mohd Johan bin Zakaria, Director of SEAMEO RECSAM and its senior officers.
Dr. Azizi in his speech said that he was very pleased and grateful to SEAMEO RECSAM on its willingness to establish cooperation with UUM, in the effort of elevating the standards of education particularly in the field of Science and Mathematics. Meanwhile Hj Dr. Mohd Johan expressed his hope that this cooperative bonding can fully benefit the process of materializing all the programmes which will be implemented in future, so as to produce a positive impact on education in Malaysia in particular and in Southeast Asia in general.
The first phase of activity/discussion on ‘Kedah’s Future Learning’ focusing on the under privileged schools in Kedah will be implemented at the beginning of January 2016.