Sunday, 22 May 2016

The Happiness DNA Seminar 2016

The Happiness DNA Seminar will be held in Singapore at Furama City Centre (Hotel) on 27 May 2016 from 9.30am to 12.30pm. Mr. Johnson Ong Chee Bin, Chief Happiness Coach of Living Better will be facilitating the session. The seminar is held in collaboration with ASK Training Pte Ltd. Ho..Ho..Ho..Ho..Ho......


Leadership and Best Practices Forum - VULII

The Leadership and Best Practices Forum 2016 was hosted by the Vocational and University Leadership Innovation Institute (VULII) from 18 to 20 May 2016 in Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam. Mr. Johnson Ong Chee Bin, AUN-QA Expert (Singapore) was invited to deliver at the "Distinguished Keynote Session: AUN-QA Assessment - from Programme to Institutional Level" on 18 May 2016. The presentation covers AUN-QA Model, Analysis of AUN-QA Programme Assessment, Closing the Gaps in Programme QA and Institutional QA. The forum was attended by more than 100 participants from various educational institutions in Viet Nam and the United States.






Thursday, 12 May 2016

Quality and Quality Management Workshop

The 1st Quality and Quality Management Workshop for key management staff of universities, polytechnics and colleges in Viet Nam was organised by the Training Centre for Advanced Management (TCAM), VNU-Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam from 9 to 11 May 2016. The 3-day workshop was jointly facilitated by Mr. Johnson Ong Chee Bin, AUN-QA Expert and Dr. Le Quang Minh, Director of TCAM. The workshop was attended by 27 management staff members from 13 universities, polytechnics and colleges.

The objective of the 3-day workshop is to raise the awareness of quality and quality management of key management staff of universities, polytechnics and colleges in Viet Nam. The learning outcomes of the workshop are:

       Define quality and quality management
       Explain the evolution of quality management
       Describe quality management models
       Describe quality management in higher education
       Evaluate the factors affecting the choice of quality management implementation
       Implement quality management and change management
       Sustain quality management











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.