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Congratulations to Prof. Dr. Omar Yaakob for his appointment as Member of the National Education Advisory Council Session 2018-2020

Brief biodata of Prof. Dr. Omar Yaakob

Born on the 20th of August 1960 in Baling, Kedah, Professor Omar began his studies at Sekolah Kebangsaan Kuala Kupang. Upon completion of primary six in 1972, he went on to Sekolah Tuanku Abdul Rahman, Ipoh where he passed the Malaysian Certificate of Education in 1977 with distinction. MARA then sponsored him to pursue A-levels studies at Harrogate College of Further Education, United Kingdom and subsequently at the University of Newcastle. In 1983, he returned to Malaysia with a Bachelor of Science (Hons) degree in Marine Engineering.

Source: BH Online