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4 January 2023

AUN-QA Special Feature: The AUN Executive Director Announces Line-up for 2023 at the 311th AUN-QA PA at Ton Duc Thang University

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Patitin Lertnaikiat, AUN Programme Officer
AUN Secretariat Executive Director, Dr. Choltis Dhirathiti, announced key projects for AUN at the 311th AUN-QA Programme Assessment at Ton Duc Thang University. 2023 will be an exciting year for AUN and ASEAN Higher Education as the wheels once again start turning in full motion after the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and shifting up another gear with plenty of high impact projects lined up throughout the year.
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29 September 2022

13th AUN Rectors’ Meeting and 37th AUN-BOT Meeting successfully held in Vientiane, Lao PDR

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Chanya Chinsukserm, AUN Programme Officer
The 37th ASEAN University Network Board of Trustees Meeting and the 13th ASEAN University Network Rectors’ Meeting, hosted by the National University of Laos and co-hosted by AUN Secretariat, were held on 27 - 28 September 2022 in Vientiane, Laos PDR. During the 13th AUN Rectors’ Meeting, 11 Presidents, Rectors, Vice Chancellors, and more than 50 representatives from 28 AUN Member Universities across 10 ASEAN Countries participated in the Meeting to discuss and share their good practices, analyses, initiatives, and recommendations on AUN-related projects, programs, and activities.
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11 August 2022

AUN-QA’s Official Meetings in Viet Nam Series #1: Ministry of Education and Training

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Chanya Chinsukserm, AUN Programme Officer
On the morning of 20 July 2022, the official meeting was held between the AUN-QA team led by Dr. Choltis Dhirathiti, the Executive Director of the AUN, and the guest of honour – Assoc. Prof. Hoang Minh Son, Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Education and Training, alongside the representatives from Higher Education Department and Viet Nam Education Management Agency (VQA) under the Ministry.
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4 August 2022

AUN-QA’s meetings with stakeholders: Exploring current QA prospects in Viet Nam

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Chanya Chinsukserm, AUN Programme Officer
As the Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) issued the Decision on recognising quality assurance activities of the AUN-QA in Vietnam, the AUN-QA has taken the opportunity to organise official on-site meetings with stakeholder organisations and partnered universities in Vietnam during 17 - 22 July 2022. The objective of this visit was to discuss the prospects of QA direction, share recent updates on QA development in the ASEAN region, and discuss further on possible collaboration in Viet Nam.
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30 June 2022

Announcing ASEAN Representatives for 2022 ASEAN-Korea Youth Summit!

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Noppanun Sookping, AUN Programme Officer
The application process for 2022 ASEAN-Korea Youth Summit has been closed! Thank you so much for the overwhelming interest and support for this huge platform to connect young talents and representatives from Korea and the ASEAN region. You can find the listing of successful ASEAN representatives to this year's Summit here.
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18 May 2022

AUN-QA and MyQAN connect in promoting Higher Education quality assurance in Malaysia

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Noppanun Sookping, AUN Programme Officer
AUN-QA, in collaboration with MyQAN, organised “AUN-QA An Introduction of Potentials and Prospects” virtually on 12 May 2022, 9.00-10.30 AM (GMT+7). The event garnered 61 attendees from MyQAN Member universities, public and private universities in Malaysia.
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8 December 2022

Ministry of Education, Brunei Darussalam's Aspects on the AUN-QA Tier 1 Training

Through the perspectives of the Ministry of Education in Brunei Darussalam, the AUN-QA Secretariat was able to learn firsthand experiences and information regarding the significance of holding the ASEAN University Network-Quality Assurance Training Course for Accomplishing Programme Assessment, Version 4.0 (AUN-QA Tier 1 Training) and its linkage to the future of Brunei’s Vision 2035.
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8 December 2022

Strengthening ASEAN Universities’ IQA For the Years Ahead: Training on Internal Quality Assurance (TrainIQA) Workshop 1 in Bangkok 2022

The University of Potsdam, ASEAN-QA, and AUN Secretariat cooperated together to bring the first onsite Training on Internal Quality Assurance (TrainIQA) Workshop ever since the pandemic occurred. QA Officers and senior higher education managers who are in charge of QA at Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in the ASEAN region were guided by TrainIQA Trainers through the entire training methodology. This workshop also brought many ASEAN QA Officers and University Leaders together to promote the exchange of ideas and further developing networks among HEIs in the ASEAN region. At the end of the workshop, participants were able to present their projects to institutional decision makers that have the capability of shaping the future landscape of ASEAN HEIs.
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17 November 2022

10th AUN-QA Training Course for Accomplishing Programme Assessment Continues its Onsite Operation!

The 10th AUN-QA Training Course for Accomplishing Programme Assessment (Version 4.0) has continued in a full mode of face-to-face operation during 15-18 November 2022. Almost thirty personnels from notable universities in Cambodia, Indonesia, Thailand, the Philippines, and Viet Nam have participated and extensively engaged in the training.
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10 November 2022

Brunei’s Daily Newspapers featured the success of AUN-QA Tier 1 Training

Borneo Bulletin along with Media Permata by Brunei Press recorded the success of the ASEAN University Network-Quality Assurance (AUN-QA) training course for Accomplishing Programme Assessment, Version 4.0 (Tier 1). The training was held from 31 October – 3 November 2022, in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam, under the invitation and recommendation of Ministry of Education, Brunei Darussalam. It brought together a total of 30 participants from various educational sectors, namely the MoE, public and private higher education institutions (HEIs), and Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) institutions.
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3 November 2022

The Story of “Continued Improvement”: AUN-QA Aiming For the Delivery of the Best Training Experience

This article will be breaking down significant changes that play a crucial role in pushing the AUN-QA training programme towards the best version of itself. The AUN Secretariat is bringing you through the story of AUN-QA's commitment to continuous improvement—the mission of moving forwards with insightful, innovative, and cutting-edge structure. With the Guide to AUN-QA Programme Assessment Version 4.0 launched last year, let us read on further to find out about AUN-QA Tier-1 Training’s newest improvements.
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27 October 2022

Inspiring Experiences Captured from the First Onsite Training Course for Accomplishing Programme Assessment, Version 4.0 (Batch 9)

“This training exceeds my expectation” – Dr. Jose Paolo Y. Mack, a participant of the Training Course for Accomplishing Programme Assessment (Batch 9). Today’s article presents the interview captured both reflection and impression of participants and trainers on the return to onsite training in Version 4.0.