AT-A-GLANCE
Project Name:   ASEAN Plus Three Senior Officials Meeting on Education
Short Name :   SOM-ED+3
Partner / Secretariat :   Senior Officials on Education in 10 ASEAN countries and the Plus Three countries (PR China, Japan, Republic of Korea)

PROJECT OVERVIEW
The idea of establishing the ASEAN Plus Three Senior Officials Meeting on Education originated in Thailand and was presented at the ASEAN+3 Senior Officials Ad Hoc Working Group Meeting on Education on 17-18 June 2010 in Phuket, Thailand. At the meeting , the participants from 10 ASEAN Member States, representatives of the PR China, Japan, Republic of Korea, ASEAN Secretariat, AUN Secretariat, and SEAMEO Secretariat had an extensive discussion on the TOR of the SOM-ED+3 and finally agreed that the SOM-ED+3 should be held back to back with the South East Asia Ministers of Education Organisation High Officials Meeting (SEAMEO HOM) in November each year in Bangkok, Thailand.

Due to the TOR, ASEAN University Network Secretariat shall provide an update of the work of AUN to the SOM-ED+3 at the annual SOM-ED+3 meetings.

HIGHLIGHTED MILESTONES
The SOM-ED+3 Meeting is organised back-to-back with the South East Asia Ministers of Education Organisation High Officials Meeting (SEAMEO HOM) on an annual basis.

1st SOM-ED+3 Meeting 25 November 2010 Bangkok, Thailand
2nd SOM-ED+3 Meeting 20 January 2012 Bangkok, Thailand
3rd SOM-ED+3 Meeting 30 November 2012 Bangkok, Thailand
4th SOM-ED+3 Meeting 29 November 2013 Bangkok, Thailand