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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 June 2022

AUN Team visits INQAAHE Secretariat in Barcelona, Spain

On May 18, 2022, Dr. Choltis Dhirathiti and his team paid a visit to the Secretariat of the International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (INQAAHE) in Barcelona, Spain. This visit marked the first face-to-face contact between the ASEAN University Network (AUN) and INQAAHE and one of the first great steps to potential collaborations between the two organisations in the future.
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3 June 2022

GUAF released first press statement promoting international exchange and collaboration in higher education

On 17 May in Barcelona, the Global University Associations Forum (GUAF) was formally constituted. The Forum brings together representatives of university associations in Africa, the Americas, the Arab region, Asia and Europe. In light of this first successful physical meeting of Forum members, chaired by EUA and hosted by University Ramon Llull, the Forum released its first press release affirming the first meeting's focus in enabling international collaboration and exchange in higher education.
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25 May 2022

AUN Executive Director delivered his remarks on Governance on Higher Education at WHEC 2022

Dr. Choltis Dhirathiti, the Executive Director of the ASEAN University Network, delivered his pertinent remarks at the roundtable discussion regarding Governance in Higher Education on Thursday, May 19, 2022. This session was a part of UNESCO World Higher Education Conference 2022 (WHEC2022).
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5 May 2022

CALOHEA Project reports its progress at the 4th General Meeting

The Fourth General Meeting (GM4) of the CALOHEA Project was successfully held on 21-22 April 2021 with involvement from the Partner Country Institutions of 8 countries in Southeast Asia (SEA), namely Cambodia, Laos PDR, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam in attendance. 
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10 August 2020

Educators around the world discuss the future of MOOCs at the 11th TCU International e-Learning Conference 2020

The Ministry of Higher Education, Science, Research and Innovation of Thailand (MHESI), along with the Thailand Cyber University (TCU) held the 11th TCU International e-Learning Conference on 31 July 2020 with the theme “Disruptive Ecology: New Normal of Education in Post COVID-19.” 24 keynote speakers from almost all continents in the world gathered virtually to talk about the rise of Massive Online Open Courses, or MOOCs, and how education is changing in the time of COVID-19.
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10 August 2020

ASEAN and Australian Perspectives on Quality Assurance in Online Learning for the Higher Education Sector

Across the region, online learning is the new normal in a COVID-19 era. How are education providers approaching the issues of Quality Assurance and Best Practices? The ASEAN-Australia Education Dialogue (AAED) webinar provided a platform to share experiences from both an ASEAN and Australian perspective, drawing on the practical online learning activity of higher education institutions, government, quality assurance bodies and online learning management specialists.