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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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15 September 2022

AUN Recap: The 2nd Focus Group Meeting of AUN/SEED-Net Transitional Plan

The 2nd Focus Group Meeting of AUN/SEED-Net Transitional Plan took place last month on 18 August. The meeting was to inform the concrete transitional plan after reaching a consensus among concerned parties. In the on-going process of Phase 4 of the AUN/SEED-Net project, there are 7 active programs and achievements, all of which respond to the objectives of this 5 year period. The objective of the 2nd Focus Group Meeting was to collect opinions from AUN Member Universities regarding the programs that will be implemented during years of the transitional period throughout 2023 to 2026.
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4 August 2022

Dr. Choltis Dhirathiti’s remarks at SHARE Policy Dialogue 15 on ASEAN Higher Education Space 2025: The timing is right

The 15th SHARE (Support to Higher Education in the ASEAN Region) was held in Hanoi, Vietnam on 27 - 29 July, 2022. Dr. Choltis Dhirathiti attended the event to give his remarks regarding the roadmap on the ASEAN Higher Education Space 2025.
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22 June 2022

AUN Executive Director delivered his remark on the role of alumni network in the future of Higher Education at SHARE ASEAN-EU Exchange Students and Alumni Summit

On 28 May 2022, Dr. Choltis Dhirathiti, the ASEAN University Network (AUN) Executive Director joined the distinguished panel of speakers at the SHARE ASEAN-EU Exchange Students and Alumni Summit under the theme “Youth and Digital Connectivity” organized by European Union Support to Higher Education in the ASEAN Region (SHARE) via Zoom.
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22 June 2022

Dr. Choltis shared his views on credit transfer systems at the HAQAA2 African Credit Transfer System Re-Launch Workshop

The African Credit Transfer System (ACTS) workshop was launched during the HAQAA2 Advisory Board meeting on 8th June 2022 in Abidjan Cote d’Ivoire, Africa. The workshop was successfully held in order to revive the discussion on ACTS which entails harmonization of curricula and promotion of academic mobility in Africa. The ASEAN University Network (AUN) Executive Director, Dr. Choltis Dhirathiti shared his remarks upon the credit transfer systems in Southeast Asia among the discussion of challenges and solutions to develop the African harmonization system.
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8 June 2022

ASEAN University Network Executive Director’s Remarks at the Asia Universities Summit 2022

The Asia Universities Summit, 2022, was held at Fujita Health University, Japan, by Times Higher Education from 31 May to 2 June, with the theme “Facing the future, creating academic talent.” Dr. Choltis Dhirathiti, the ASEAN University Network (AUN) Executive Director, was a keynote speaker at the summit, highlighting issues related to university leadership, governance and quality standardization.
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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.