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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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3 November 2022

The First Agenda from the 13th AUN Rectors’ Meeting: Driving University Excellence through Regional and International Cooperation

At the 13th AUN Rectors’ Meeting on 27 September, 2022, the first agenda was “Driving University Excellence through Regional and International Cooperation”. Within this agenda were three sub-agendas and six speakers presenting examples in the area of driving university talents through technology, and how rating/ranking systems demonstrating international competition and cooperation can incentivise capacity building in Higher Education Institutions. This is an overview of the first agenda and will be followed by an in-depth article for each speaker in the weeks to come.
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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

Spotlight of Agendas Presented in the 17th SOM-ED and 12th SOM-ED+3 Meeting

The 17th ASEAN Senior Officials Meeting on Education (SOM-ED) was convened on 11 October 2022, followed by the 12th ASEAN Plus Three Senior Officials Meeting on Education (SOM-ED+3) on 12 October 2022. The agendas presented by the AUN Secretariat at the 17th SOM-ED meeting were the results of the 37th AUN Board of Trustees Meeting and the progress of ASEAN Master in Sustainability Management Programme. Subsequently, the updates on regional Projects and Activities in support of the ASEAN Work Plan of Education (AWPE) 2021-2025 and the ASEAN Plus Three Plan of Action (APT PoA) on Education 2018-2025 were presented during the 12th SOM-ED+3 Meeting.
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27 October 2022

37th AUN-BOT Meeting: EURAXESS Supports Researchers Worldwide

During the 37th AUN-BOT Meeting, Dr. Jenny Elmaco, a representative from EURAXESS, introduced an overview of considerable calls and opportunities for worldwide researchers from EURAXESS, Horizon Europe, and the European Research Council. This article will outline these three significant platforms and share some of the highlights from Dr. Jenny Elmaco's presentation in order to forward such extraordinary opportunities for researchers in ASEAN.
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20 October 2022

9th AUN-QA Training Course for Accomplishing Programme Assessment: The Return of Onsite Training

The 9th AUN-QA Training Course for Accomplishing Programme Assessment (Version 4.0) has returned to its original format in a full mode of face-to-face operation. It was successfully held in Bangkok, Thailand from 17–20 October 2022. The training drew over thirty participants from six countries: Cambodia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, the Philippines, and Vietnam.
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20 October 2022

The 12th ASED Meeting, 6th ASEAN+3 EMM, 6th EAS EMM and related Senior Officials Meetings on Education at Hanoi, Viet Nam

The 17th ASEAN Senior Officials Meeting on Education (SOM-ED) was conducted on 11 October 2022, followed by further meetings regarding ASEAN education throughout 4 days. This year, the location of the meetings were at Hanoi, Viet Nam with the theme, “Joint efforts to reimagine learning and building resilience of education systems in ASEAN and beyond in the new context”.