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24 May 2023

The ASEAN+3 Youth Cultural Forum Made a Grand Return From the Pandemic Hiatus

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Patitin Lertnaikiat, AUN Programme Officer
The wait is finally over! After the COVID Pandemic shook the world, the ASEAN+3 Youth Cultural Forum has been on hiatus for 3 years. But no more, the 18th ASEAN and 8th ASEAN+3 Youth Cultural Forum just recently made a grand return on 14 - 19 May, 2023 in Jakarta, Universitas Indonesia where 132 delegates from 9 ASEAN+3 countries were able to partake in this spectacular cultural event!
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16 March 2023

The Astounding Success of The First CALOHEA National Meeting at Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember

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Patitin Lertnaikiat, AUN Programme Officer
The CALOHEA Project has taken a major leap towards its goal of enhancing mobility and internationalization in Universities in Asia with the first National Meeting on 2 -3 March, 2023, at Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember, Indonesia. This two-day event of knowledge sharing, open discussion, and a workshop is another step towards bringing Higher Education in SEA into a common space and enhancing mobility between SEA countries and even to other regions by implementing the 3 Core Recognition Mechanisms (RM3) into SEA Universities.
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4 January 2023

Special AUN-QA 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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AUN Writer Team,
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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AUN Writer Team,
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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AUN Writer Team,
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!

By
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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24 May 2023

Vietnamese Universities Unite to Tackle Challenges in Higher Education: Insights from IQA System Design and Development Workshop

In the recent Internal Quality Assurance System Design and Development Workshop in Viet Nam, participants from various universities delved into the intricate challenges faced by universities in the country. The session shed light on the complexities within the system and the interplay among various subsystems, all of which impact the development of higher education. The workshop's primary emphasis was on internal quality assurance (IQA) systems and practices, aiming to identify effective solutions.
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17 May 2023

IQA Experts from ASEAN, Spain, and Australia Share their Experiences and Best Practices at the Internal Quality Assurance System Design and Development Workshop

On the second day of the IQA System Design and Development Workshop in Viet Nam, 7 IQA Experts from ASEAN, Spain, and Australia engaged the participants with thought provoking trigger presentations. Each presentation contained valuable information that was helpful for the participants in brainstorming solutions for challenges in IQA systems.
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12 April 2023

Unlocking Digital Transformation in ASEAN Universities: Lessons from the Workshop on Quality Standardization in University's ICT System and Management

Our latest opinion piece takes you behind the scenes of the Workshop on Quality Standardization in University's ICT System and Management, where universities from across the region gathered to share insights and best practices. Join us as we explore the transformative impact of technology on higher education, learn about the latest trends in digital transformation for higher education, and discover how your institution can stay ahead of the curve.
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30 March 2023

A Breakthrough on Digital Transformation for ASEAN HEI’s: Workshop on Quality Standardization in University’s ICT System and Management

Prince of Songkla University (PSU), in collaboration with the Institute of Software Engineering Improvement and Quality Management (ISEM) and the AUN Secretariat, successfully organized a three-day workshop on "Quality Standardization in University's ICT System and Management" at PSU, Phuket Campus, Thailand, from 21 - 23 March 2023. Participants in the workshop included vice-presidents, university top IT administrators, and IT experts from 22 AUN Member and Associate Member Universities from 8 ASEAN countries.
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4 August 2022

2nd AUN-HPN HURS Workshop Continues in Strengthening Health Promotion Capabilities of Universities

The 2nd Healthy University Rating System (HURS) workshop was held on 1 August, 2022 through online means using the Zoom Meeting Platform. The workshop was held to improve on the “Monitoring of Healthy University Framework Implementation: Healthy University Rating System (HURS)”. Participants had the opportunity to discuss and share crucial knowledge in utilizing the HURS. Universities will be able to take what was learned, shared, and discussed to improve the life of students, lecturers, staff, and all involved university personnel in the ASEAN region.