Bangi, April 9.— Vice Chancellor of Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Prof Tan Sri Dato’ Dr. Sharifah Hapsah binti Syed Hasan Shahabudin, was conferred the Honorary Doctorate of Educational Administration by Yala Rajabhat University in recognition of her outstanding academic work and administrative leadership.
Prof Tan Sri Sharifah received the award from His Royal Highness the Crown Prince of Thailand, Prince Vajiralongkorn at the University’s graduation ceremony in Songkhla, yesterday.
In her citation, Prof Tan Sri Sharifah, 62, the Yala Rajabhat University recognised her for her outstanding academic achievement while she was holding a position of Chairman and CEO of National Accreditation Board, and for her work in establishing the Malaysian Qualification Agency and the accompanying Malaysian Qualification Agency Act as well as implementating the Malaysia Qualification Framework.
The citation noted that Prof Tan Sri Sharifah was highly experienced in managing higher education institution with a great success in education development that is widely recognised at the international level.
She has worked collaboratively with the Yala Rajabhat University with a strong involvement and close cooperation to the great extent that Yala Rajabhat University successfully achieved its effort to establish the Programme of Teaching Islamic Education which enhance the positive and far-reaching development in education in the lower-southern provinces of Thailand.
The citation said, the Yala Rajabhat University agreed to award Prof Tan Sri Hapsah binti Syed Hasan Sahabudin the honorary doctorate degree in Educational Administration. UKM.
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