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First TrainIQA Workshop in Kuala Lumpur

Juliane Hauschulz , 8 May 2015

The first ASEAN-QA TrainIQA workshop took place from 23rd to 27th February 2015 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The 32 participants of the training course do work within the quality assurance units at higher education institutions from nine different Southeast Asian countries. During the five days of the workshop, they met for the first time and discussed current challenges in the field of quality management in higher education. The workshop addressed basic concepts of quality in higher education, the topic of change management and models, structures, roles and implementation of quality management systems. Further an overview of quality management in Europe and the ASEAN countries were given. A main part of the training is the implementation of institutional projects of the participants which have been reviewed and discussed. The projects aim to build up systematic internal quality assurance structures, instruments or processes.

Start of the new ASEAN-QA Training

Juliane Hauschulz , 24 November 2014

From 17th to 21st November 2014, the ASEAN-QA High Level Information Visit was held in Potsdam, Germany. During the five days visit, 32 Presidents and Vice Presidents coming from universities from nine different Southeast Asian countries came together to  discuss current challenges in the field of quality management and assurance in higher education. The Visit marks the start of the second ASEAN-QA phase, which aims at building up systematic internal quality assurance structures and promoting quality culture within the universities in the ASEAN-region. All 32 participating universities will implement an own individual project in the context of the training which will be attended by the respective quality managers of the institutions.

Wrap-Up: ASEAN-QA Stakeholder Conference in Bangkok

Viktoria Lohse , 2 July 2013

ASEAN-QA Stakeholder Conference

After three years of fruitful co-operation the first ASEAN-QA Training Course comes to an end in the place where it initially started. The last conference will be held from October, 9th to 11th in Bangkok. The event will be hosted by the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organisation Regional Centre for Higher Education and Development (SEAMEO RIHED) one of the program’s partners.

Thai Deans for Change – Study visit to University of Potsdam

Nina Reiners , 20 June 2012

Thai Deans for Change at University of Potsdam

“Thai Deans for Change” was the theme of a study visit by 30 deans from Thailand to Berlin and Potsdam from 10th to 16th June, 2012.

The Thai Deans for Change Programme is a cooperation of DAAD and HRK and the Knowledge Network Institute of Thailand (KNIT) and the German Centre for Higher Education (CHE). The programme provides an excellent platform to share examples of good practice in the field of higher education and professional management of universities.

Phase 1 - First Workshop in Bangkok

Nina Reiners , 7 November 2011

The first phase of the ASEAN-QA Training Course took place from 17th to 21st October in Bangkok/Thailand. Despite the flood in Bangkok and surroundings, all participants and trainers arrived safely at the Siam City Hotel where the Workshop could take place without risks or inconveniences.