Dr Gurcharan Singh Bishen Singh, who has recently made the new director for Open University Malaysia (OUM) Graduate Centre, strongly believes that education is a lifelong endeavour and one should keep learning and feel good about it.
Gurcharan is a teacher, educator and trainer for about 30 years now. He has served as a teacher in schools and spent most of his years in the Ministry of Education Malaysia as an educational leadership trainer at the Institut Aminuddin Baki (IAB).
One of his major contributions at IAB was leading the formulation of the National Professional Qualification for Educational Leaders (NPQEL), a mandatory programme for aspiring school leaders in Malaysia, according to a note on him by the university.
Effective August 2018, Dr Gurcharan was appointed as director of the OUM Graduate Centre Kuala Lumpur, formerly known as the Kuala Lumpur Learning Centre. He is also OUM’s Programme Director of the Master of Education programme.
He obtained Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership from the University of Birmingham UK in 2010.
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