Politeknik Brunei (PB) has demonstrated its commitment to the development of a higher institution quality and excellence are the central focus. In January 2012 the Department of Quality Assurance was established. Central to its role is assuring and improving quality in all areas of operation at PB through the design and implementation of a comprehensive ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System (QMS).
The QMS will be developed based on two overarching principles, Quality Assurance and towards the achievement of the Vision and Mission of PB. It is hoped that these two principles will be embedded in all aspects of PB activities. Furthermore, the PB-QA QMS are also in line with the expectation of the vision and mission of the Ministry of Education, Brunei Darussalam and the vision of Brunei National Vision (known as Wawasan Brunei 2035) which aims to be recognised for the accomplishment of its educated and highly skilled people as measured by the highest international standards.
The QA Department of PB aims to maintain quality in the following areas:
• Quality teaching
• Quality Learning
• Quality programmes
• Quality graduates
• Quality infrastructure
• Quality administrative process
To date the Department of Quality Assurance together with the Research and Development Department have conducted various activities related to Quality Assurance. Among them are:
• Design, Implementing, and Verification of examination papers
• Assisting Schools with the design of rubrics for Final Year Project Reports and Presentation
• Assisting Departments with the design, implementing, and analysis of Survey for
• Assisting Schools and Departments with the development of Strategic Initiatives, key
Performance Indicators, and process and procedures for improves efficiency
QA is a continuous improvement process. Hence, from time to time we will conduct survey, interviews and discussion with staff, students and stakeholders to meet the demands of the various stakeholders. In view of this we would like to invite you to give us feedback on our existing system of teaching, learning curriculum, infrastructure and others. This information will be useful to enhance the quality of education and administrative process at PB.
Core Values & Motto
• Privacy and Confidentiality – The staff of QA department ensures that all data will be treated with securely kept and will only be used for its intended purpose without revealing their true identity.
• Quality – The staff of QA department are committed to achieve Quality in everything we do.
• Commitment to ISO Standards – The staff of QA department will meet the requirements of
the ISO 9001:2008 standards
• Transparency – The department are committed to be transparent in everything we do
• Synergy – The staff of QA department will cooperate, collaborate, and work together with
all staff, students as well as the various stakeholders.
• Integrity – The staff of QA department will be honest, fair and respect.
Motto: Thinking and Achieving Quality in everything we do.
Roles and Resposibilities
Politeknik Brunei QA Newsletter
Department of Quality Assurance
Block 2E Level 11
Ong Sum Ping Condominium
Jalan Ong Sum Ping
Bandar Seri Begawan BA1311
Negara Brunei Darussalam
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