|Project Name:||ASEAN Cyber University|
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|Partner :||Seoul Cyber University|
1. to bridge the development gap among ASEAN Member States and to support ASEAN’s efforts for regional integration.
2. to promote education cooperation and people-to-people exchange.
An idea of establishing an ASEAN-ROK Cyber University (first name of the project) was initiated by Dr. Surin Pituswan, former Secretary General of ASEAN, at the 20th Anniversary of ASEAN-the Republic of Korea (ROK) in June 2009 with the purpose of promoting education cooperation and people-to-people exchange. This suggestion was agreed at the 12th ASEAN-ROK Summit on 24 October 2009 in Cha-am Hua Hin, Thailand.
In January 2011, Ministry of Education (MOE), ROK had organised the Senior Officials Meeting (SOM) for Establishing ASEAN-Korea Cyber University in Seoul to review the master plan for an establishment of the ASEAN Cyber University. and agreed in principle to the three phases’ roadmap for CLMV:
The ROK and CLMV countries agreed in principle that the e-learning centers will be established in the following institutions:
In preparation for an establishment of the ASEAN Cyber University (ACU), the ACU Secretariat in consultation with MOE, ROK had set up the 2 tiers of ACU membership at Ministerial and Institutional levels , which at each level, composes of the Ministries responsible for ICT and members of the hub institutions in CLMV and the AUN Secretariat respectively.
The member institutions will be invited to the Steering Committee Meeting, which organises bi-annually in rotation among the ASEAN Member States and Korea.