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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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27 January 2023

8th ECAAR Dialogue Webinar: “Ethics of Work and Human Development” Experts Gathered to Discuss What Future ASEAN Workplaces Should Look Like

On January 18th 2023, experts from various fields came together in the 8th iteration of the ECAAR Dialogue Webinar “Ethics of Work and Human Development” and shared their insights on what future ASEAN workplaces should look like. Each drew on their expertise to share how ethics and human rights could be incorporated into workplaces. The webinar concluded successfully with participants engaging in thought-provoking and far-reaching questions with each expert.
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15 December 2022

The first AUN-UIE Webinar 2022 exploring ways to foster innovative thinking and entrepreneurship in ASEAN Higher Education Institutes

The AUN University Innovation and Enterprise (AUN-UIE) webinar 2022 on the topic “Roles of Higher Education Institutes in Promoting Innovation and Entrepreneurship, and Ways Forward'' concluded successfully on 9 December 2022 with distinguished speakers from China, France, Singapore, Sweden, and Thailand. The webinar was co-hosted by Chulalongkorn University, Singapore Management University, and ASEAN University Network Secretariat.
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27 October 2022

Researchers and Experts from the UK and ASEAN +3 Gathered at UK-SEA PEER Concluding Hybrid Conference

On 10 October 2022, the UK-Southeast Asia Partnerships and Exchanges Baseline Research (UK-SEA PEER), in partnership with researchers from Nanyang Technological University of Singapore, Lingnan University of Hong Kong, Fukuyama City University of Japan, SEAMEO Centre for Vocational and Technical Education and Training, Chulalongkorn University, the Asia-Europe Foundation, and ASEAN University Network (AUN), hosted a hybrid conference and a roundtable dialogue discussion on the past, current, and future of the UK-SEA research partnerships under the theme of “Co-creating Alternative and Sustainable Futures of UK-East Asia Partnerships.” A lot of participants from different universities and research institutions from the United Kingdom and ASEAN+3 countries gathered to learn more about the current state of research and innovation and how they can integrate, reorient, and align the existing agreements, as well as their visions, into the ongoing and future research and innovation partnerships.
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29 September 2022

The Ethics of Environmental Sustainability in the Era of Climate Crisis

Environmental sustainability and biodiversity conservation are crucial for the livelihoods of all citizens of ASEAN countries. Our current and future leaders ought to find the balance between socioeconomic development and the protection of remaining natural resources. The global conversation surrounding our climate laws and regulations now must center on disasters, displacement, and mitigation. The ethics webinar offered a platform for the contemplation of the ethical responsibility of environmental sustainability and a deep reflection on the current systems of production that produces such crises.
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8 September 2022

7th ECAAR Dialogues Webinar: ASEAN Master Students and Thought Leaders convened to discuss the value of biodiversity in the ASEAN region and how sustainable business practices can be adapted to benefit both ecosystem and workforce

On 6 September 2022, the 7th iteration of the ECAAR Dialogues webinar series was conducted under the theme “Sustainability and Biodiversity: Emerging Ethics”. The webinar focused on the important ethical issues that must be prioritised to protect the ever-changing ASEAN landscape for current and future generations to enjoy. The webinar concluded with the successful participation of more than 380 attendees through Zoom platform.
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27 April 2022

In the name of Democracy: Southeast Asia's struggle on freedom and ethics

The discussion by two Nobel Laureates and Thought Leaders throughout the webinar the 6th ECAAR Dialogues Webinar left many of us ponder more about the ethics of freedom and democracy in Southeast Asia. To contribute to the conversation, Ms. Hannah Louise Dimayuga, AUN Intern, would like to share her thoughts and reflection on the region's struggle to promote ethics and freedom.