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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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2 February 2023

AUN-QA Overview: Beginning 2023 with 3 Programme Assessments in the Philippines and Malaysia

AUN-QA is carrying the strong momentum of last year into 2023 by starting with three programme assessments at Holy Angel University (HAU), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), and Central Luzon State University (CLSU). The team is back and ready to provide more top quality assessments for another year!
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2 February 2023

The MOU Signing Ceremonies from the 3rd AUN International Health Promotion Conference

Following the absolutely packed presentations, discussions, and exchange of knowledge from speakers at the 3rd AUN International Health Promotion Conference, came three Signing Ceremonies that will ensure the future of ASEAN University Network - Health Promotion Network (AUN-HPN). Two MOUs were signed, one between ThaiHealth and AUN-HPN, and the second being the implementation of the HURS. The third signing ceremony was for the conference statement of AUN-HPN. All the signing will allow AUN-HPN to continue being the leading powerhouse for the health promotion movement in the ASEAN region.
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2 February 2023

The AUN Executive Director Delivered an Opening Remark at the ASEAN-QA Forum 2023: Myanmar Chapter

Dr. Choltis Dhirathiti, the AUN Executive Director, delivered an opening remark to the ASEAN-QA Forum 2023: Myanmar Chapter on 18 January 2023. He pointed out the challenges that could stand in the way of strengthening Quality Assurance in ASEAN universities and emphasized that an ‘All Hands on Deck’ approach is needed. He noted the will and drive to catch up with the challenges among many in the field and thanked the ASEAN-QAA for leading and coordinating such existing efforts.
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2 February 2023

13th AUN Rectors’ Meeting: Four Unique Interdisciplinary Approaches through Universiti Malaya’s Lens

At the 13th Rector’s Meeting, Prof. Dato’ Ir. Dr. Mohd Hamdi Abd Shuko, Vice-Chancellor of Universiti Malaya (UM), introduced UM’s interdisciplinary approaches through four different directions: Academic Programmes, Research, Industry Engagement and New Rationalisation Entity with the goal of redefining problems outside of traditional boundaries and reaching solutions based on a new understanding of a complex world.
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27 January 2023

13th AUN Rectors’ Meeting: Singapore Management University’s Approaches towards Interdisciplinary Education and Research

Prof. Lily Kong, President of Singapore Management University (SMU) delivered her meaningful speech delving into the second agenda “Interdisciplinarity and the Future of ASEAN Higher Education” and explained the SMU’s approaches towards interdisciplinary education and research which deliberately pave the ways for young people to make significant impacts and stipulate the work of universities to improve the lives and livelihoods of local and global communities.
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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.