The third workshop of the third ASEAN-QA TrainIQA Programme took place during 24 -28 October 2017 in Siem Reap, Cambodia.

The workshop focused on individual projects and method trainings on Quality Assurance of Teaching and Learning. The Participants learnt how to define study programmes’ objectives, expected learning outcomes and competences. The workshop dealt with the continuous revision of study programmes and how to write an evaluation self-report at programme level. Additionally, the evaluation emphasized the linkage between external and internal quality assurance approaches and how to make best use of both.

With an aim to equip quality managers skills and knowledge in communication and information processes of teaching and learning, the workshop consisted of various activities including individual project presentation, group projects and discussion, international experts’ presentation, local university site visit, and a case study presentation. 32 participants from 8 different countries in Southeast Asia obtained hands on experiences in writing learning outcomes with technical advices from regional and international experts, networking for Quality Assurance collaboration, and sharing experiences on curriculum and programme evaluation for curriculum improvement.

Apart from the training sessions, participants also learnt from regional and international experts’ presentation on various topics including PDCA approach to curriculum design and revision, strategic curriculum planning, learning outcomes and constructive alignment, teaching and learning strategies, and design of rubrics. Thus, the workshop enhanced practical skills for quality managers, and provided necessary knowledge for further development on quality assurance of teaching and learning in participants’ home universities.

A documentation of the workshop can be accessed here.

The fourth TrainIQA workshop will take place Bangkok, Thailand, from 19 – 23 March 2018.


About the Project:

ASEAN-QA aims at promoting regional quality assurance in ASEAN countries. It is coordinated and conducted by the University of Potsdam (Centre for Quality Development - ZfQ) within the frame of the DIES programme, which is jointly coordinated by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and the German Rectors’ Conference (HRK). Partners of the ASEAN-QA Project are the ASEAN University Network (AUN), the SEAMEO Regional Centre for Higher Education and Development in Southeast Asia (SEAMEO RIHED) and two regional networks of QA agencies: in Europe and Southeast Asia: the European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ENQA) and the ASEAN Quality Assurance Network (AQAN).