Celebrating work and community-based developments
The CNH Corporate School, Kuala Lumpur, 19 April 12
CNH Land a leading real estate organization in South East Asia launched its own CNH corporate school in affiliation with GULL on Thursday 19 April. CNH has an extensive network of representatives in SE Asia, particularly in Malaysia and China.
The initiative has the support of the Malaysian Government and the event was attended by a Government Minister. CNH with GULL is currently offering a Bachelor of Professional Studies (Real Estate) degree that meets all the technical and professional requirements needed to qualify as a real estate negotiator.
(Above left) The Corporate School launch with guest of honour YB Senator Gan Ping Sheau, Deputy Minister of Youth & Sport (centre).
(Above right) Richard Teare with members of the CNH Corporate School team and some of CNH’s innovative promotional material.
GULL SE Asia and team development, 20 April 12
On Friday 20 April an action learning workshop took place at the GULL SE Asia regional offices. Thanks to the hard work of Vincent and his team, Government endorsement of GULL’s mission and the popularity of the GULL process, a growing number of GULL associate centres now represent a wide range of workplace and community applications.
GULL is also drawing support from its relationships with other institutions and on 19 April, Dato’ Dr Vincent Tang, GULL’s Regional President, SE Asia and Richard Teare signed a Companion of Alliance with the Princely House of Kasperski-Babedz in recognition of GULL’s work with communities.
(Above left) Action learning workshop participants
(Above right) Prince Andrzej Jan Piotr Xavier Kasperki-Ladebz pictured with Dato’ Dr Vincent Tang and the Royal Companion of Alliance certificate.
Celebrating outcomes, Graduation day 21 April 12
The annual Malaysian graduation event took place at the Federal hotel in Kuala Lumpur on Saturday 21 April. The event was supported by HRH Princess Aizian Camsa and HSH Prince Marek Stefan Jan Kasperski, GULL Pro Chancellors. More than 400 people participated in GULL pathways during the past year. The event also incorporated the investiture of Dr Liu Shuang Cheng at GULL Ambassador for China, Mr Chan Chee Hong at GULL Ambassador for Malaysia and Dr Tiew Chew Ming as a GULL Advisor.
(Above left) Graduands and their guests at the annual GULL graduation event.
(Above right) Dato’ Dr Vincent Tang, GULL Regional President, SE Asia addresses the graduands and guests.
SBIT corporate school launch, 23 April 12
Skill Based Information Technology Training and Services (SBIT) work closely with industry and in tandem with the Government’s IT initiative to equip students with the technical skills needed to meet the full range of system infrastructure needs of organizations. They also specialize in helping youngsters who have not succeeded in an academic environment to excel in a professional role. SBIT has developed its own character- building programme to facilitate this transition. Now with GULL, SBIT is providing a continuing pathway for its graduates to Professional Bachelor degree.
(Above left) The SBIT-GULL memorandum of understanding signing ceremony, witnessed for GULL by Dato’ Vincent Tang and Richard Teare.
(Above right) Dato’ Dr Vincent Tang receives a token of appreciation from the SBIT team at the launch of the new SBIT-GULL Bachelor degree pathway.
SOLS 24/7 and GULL: 24 April 12
Science of Life Systems (SOLS) 24/7 has affiliated with GULL with the aim of providing a professional Bachelor degree pathway for the many thousands of youngsters from poor communities in its multi-country network. SOLS is a non-governmental, non-religious organization that is dedicated to providing a free education to youngsters who would otherwise have little or no educational opportunity. SOLS has developed a unique ‘smart’ concept for its holistic development process that embraces both character and competence development and during the past 12 years they have trained more than 80,000 young people. SOLS began working in Cambodia in 2000 and extended its work to East Timor (2006), Malaysia (2007), Laos in 2010 and Thailand in 2012.
SOLS was founded by Madenjit Singh who grew up in a poor family of five boys and seven girls in Banda Hilir, Malacca, Malaysia. His family’s situation motivated him to establish SOLS so as to provide community-based education for disadvantaged youngsters. Affectionately known as ‘Big Teacher’ Madenjit and his family are making a significant difference in serving the poor and the marginalized.
GULL is a non-profit public benefit corporation registered in California, USA. GULL’s mandate to confer professional awards is based on a statement of recognition offered in perpetuity and signed by the Head of State and the Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea on 10 April 2007. GULL is also endorsed by other Governments, Leaders and Institutions.