Thursday, 5 May 2016

EU-SHARE Working Group Meeting on Institutional QA

The EU-SHARE Working Group Meeting on Institutional QA was held on 2 and 3 May 2013 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The meeting was hosted by AQAN and Mr. Johnson Ong Chee Bin, AUN-QA expert represented AUN at the meeting. The meeting discussed the drafting of the guidelines for institutional QA assessment and assessment criteria to meet the Internal Quality Assurance under the AQAF (Principle 3 - IQA). Other issues on capacity building and call for applications were also discussed.


Saturday, 30 April 2016

61st AUN-QA Programme Assessment at Bogor Agricultural University

The 61st AUN-QA Programme Assessment at Bogor Agricultural University was held from 26 to 28 April 2016 in Bogor, Indonesia. Four study programmes were assessed by AUN-QA Network and the Forest Resources Conservation Study Programme was assessed by Mr. Johnson Ong Chee Bin (AUN-QA Expert, Singapore) and Ms Cynthia T. Totanes from the Philippines.





11th AUN-QA Workshop for Accomplishing Programme Assessment

The 11th AUN-QA Workshop for Accomplishing Programme Assessment was held in Bangkok, Thailand from 19 to 22 April 2016.

The 4-day course aims to introduce the AUN-QA system and enhance quality assurance practices based on the latest version of AUN-QA criteria (3rd version). The content of the workshop focuses on AUN-QA model at programme level and it encompasses:
  • Introduction to quality assurance in higher education 
  • AUN-QA model and criteria at programme level 
  • AUN-QA quality assessment process 
  • PDCA Approach to self-assessment 
  • Self-assessment report (SAR) writing 
  • Change Management 
The workshop was facilitated by Mr. Johnson Ong Chee Bin, AUN-QA Expert together with Dr. Arnie from De La Salle University. The workshop was attended by 30 participants from Universitas Ahmad Dahlan, Universitas Airlangga, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Universitas Indonesia, Universitas Islam Indonesia, State Islamic University of Malang, Finance Accreditation Agency, University of Malaya, Chiang Mai University, King Mongkut's University of Technology North Bangkok, Mahidol University, National Institute of Development Administration, Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University, Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology and Education, and University of Danang.








Wednesday, 6 April 2016

AUN-QA Chief Quality Officers' Meeting 2016

The annual AUN-QA Chief Quality Officers' Meeting 2016 was held on 30 March 2016 at Universitas Indonesia. The meeting was attended by more than 50 CQOs from AUN member universities and AUN-QA associate members. The meeting was chaired by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nantana Gajaseni, Executive Director of ASEAN University Network. The meeting discussed the AUN-QA progress report and the way forward.






1st Community of Practices (CoP) for AUN-QA Assessors

The 1st Community of Practices (CoP) for AUN-QA Assessors was held on 29 March 2016 at Universitas Indonesia. The session was attended by more than 30 AUN-QA assessors. The session started with a presentation of AUN-QA Model for Programme Level (3rd Version) by Mr. Johnson Ong Chee Bin, AUN-QA expert and followed by experience sharing of practices and challenges among AUN-QA assessors. Recommendations to raise the level of quality and efficiency in AUN-QA assessment were made at the end of the CoP.





1st AUN-QA International Conference 2016

The 1st AUN-QA International Conference was held on 28 and 29 March 2016 in Universitas Indonesia, Indonesia. The conference titled "Fostering Quality Education Improvement in Our Universities for ASEAN Community - Post 2015" was jointly organised by AUN and Universitas Indonesia and held back-to-back with the Chief Quality Officers' Meeting 2016.

The conference was organised into 6 sessions as follows:

Session 1 - Higher Education Quality Movements
Session 2 - Recent Developments in AUN-QA Assessment at Institutional Level
Session 3 - Deploying AUN-QA in Our Universities
Session 4 - What Can We Learn from the European Experience in Quality Movement?
Session 5 - From Programme Improvement to Learning Enhancement
Session 6 - QA, QF, Quality Accreditation, NQF and ASEAN Framework

Mr. Johnson Ong Chee Bin, AUN-QA expert presented a paper on AUN-QA Model for Institutional Level at Session 2 on 28 March 2016.







Sunday, 27 March 2016

AUN-QA Council and Technical Team Meeting

The AUN-QA Council and Technical Team Meeting was held on 27 March 2016 in Jakarta, Indonesia. The meeting was jointly organised by AUN Secretariat and Universitas Indonesia. The meeting was chaired by Dr. Nantana Gajaseni, Executive Director of AUN and attended by members of AUN-QA Council and Technical Team. Mr. Johnson Ong Chee Bin, AUN-QA expert and member of the Technical Team presented the proposal from the pre-meeting on AUN-QA Assessment at Institutional Level and the proposal was accepted at the meeting.