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|Aims & Objectives|
|To assess and ascertain the value and status of any qualifications.|
|To ensure the evaluation processes and assessment criteria are consistent in accordance with national priorities. |
|To establish appropriate accreditation guidelines and to publish directories of qualifications and institutions accredited by the Government of His Majesty The Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan Negara Brunei Darussalam. |
|Executive Secretary:||Dayang Rosimah Sumaimah binti Haji Matassim (Acting Executive Secretary)|
|Address:||2nd Floor, Block B|
Ministry of Education
Old Airport Road
|Contact:||Tel. No.: +673 2380017 / 2382564|
Fax No.: +673 2381238
|Description:||- Secretariat of Brunei Darussalam National Accreditation Council was established in 1990 by decree of His Majesty The Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam.|
- The Council is assisted by ten (10) sub-committees whose responsibility is to assess and evaluate qualifications and to make recommendations to the Council in the following discipline :-
- Accountancy and Management
- Engineering and Architecture
- Environmental Sciences
- Islamic Religious Studies
- Info-Communication Technology
Functions and Responsibilities of the Council:
- To consider and evaluate the status and quality of qualifications awarded by various local and overseas institutions.
- To set up, if necessary, appropriate committees including special and ad hoc to assist the Council pertaining to the evaluation and assessment of qualifications in various subjects or disciplines.
- To act upon matters relating to the Council’s responsibilities either as directed by His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam or if and when the Council considers it appropriate and necessary to do so.
- To review the status of any qualifications as and when the Council sees it fit or necessary.
The Secretariat of The Council:
- The Head of the Secretariat is the Assistant Director who is also the Secretary to the Council.
- The Secretariat of the Council provides administrative support, prepares case studies, organises meetings, provides consultancy services and deals with queries, as well as correspondences.
Function and Responsibilities of the Secretariat
- To act as a reference body by providing assistance and advice concerning accreditation and recognition of qualifications and institutions to government departments, private sectors and individuals.
- To make recommendations concerning accreditation in terms of policies, criteria, procedures, processes and priorities.
- To establish contacts and organize discussions with overseas institutions or other similar bodies.
The Secretariat is committed to providing professional consultancy services through:
- Telephone or face-to-face.
- Correspondence and e-mail.
- A series of seminars, talks and forums for government and private sectors.
- The Secretariat is accessible to the public disseminates relevant information.
The accreditation process involving new cases normally follows the procedures below:
- Receiving and acknowledging queries or applications.
- Gathering relevant information
- Preparing working papers or case studies for the relevant sub-committees.
- Submitting the papers to the sub-committees for recommendations.
- Submitting the recommendations to the Council of assessment and decision.
- Conveying the Council’s decisions to the appropriate applicants.
- The length of time taken to arrive at decisions of new case varies from case to case depending on the nature of cases being considered.
However, decisions based on precedent cases or cases of comparable nature are immediate.
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