Micronet International College launched Brunei Darussalam Technical and Vocational Education Council's (BDTVEC's) Higher National Diploma in Computing at the Business Centre, Empire Hotel and Country Club in Jerudong. < ?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />
The guest of honour was Deputy Minister of Education Pengiran Dato Dr Haji Mohammad bin Pengiran Haji Abdul Rahman. The guest of honour highlighted the importance of new technology in raising the quality of education. The use of ICT (Information and Communications Technology) in education can potentially enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of teaching. Second is the availability of Internet resources to support teaching and learning within our education institutions. Brunei Darussalam is determined to improve access to ICT facilities in the country as a tool not only for accelerated socio-economic development but also for the promotion of friendship, mutual cooperation, peaceful coexistence, and cultural and social stability.