The ASEAN-QA Forum 2021 will be held on 2-3 December 2021. The theme for this year is, "The Way Forward: Assuring Quality in Diverse and Remote Learning Environments". Submission of abstracts is now open until 7 October 2021. Read about the abstract guidelines and submission here. The ASEAN-QA Forum 2021 is organized by the ASEAN-QA Association (ASEAN-QAA) in collaboration with the Finance Accreditation Agency and Malaysian Higher Education Institutions Quality Assurance Network, hosted by Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN), Malaysia.

iAADS submission extended

The iAADS submssion has been extended until 31 October 2021.

Join the online forum, "Addressing Quality in Online Learning" on 14 October 2021, 3:00 PM MYT (GMT+8) via Zoom for an exchange on the challenges in quality assurance in online education. The virtual event is organized by the Finance Accreditation Agency (FAA), ASEAN-QA Association (ASEAN-QAA) and Malaysia Higher Education Institutions Quality Assurance Network (MyQAN). Read more about the event on FAA's Facebook page. To register, click here.

The AUN-QA will be conducting the 2nd batch of the "Writing Self-Assessment Report (SAR) for Successful AUN-QA Programme Assessment (Version 4.0)" on 4-15 October 2021 online. To register for the 2nd batch of the workshop, click here. The Registration fee for individual participants is 1,000 USD; and for a group of 2-4 participants, 500 USD. For more details, see the workshop poster here.

Join the "Learning Innovation Festival (LIFE) 2021" organized by the Singapore Management University Centre for Teaching Excellence on 7 October 2021, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm (SGT, GMT+8). LIFE is part of the AUN Technology Enhanced Personalised Learning (AUN-TEPL) Thematic Network. For more details, see the event page here. To register, click here.

The APCCSID will be held on 1-3 October 2021 at the SEGi University Kota Damansara, Selangor, Malaysia and online. The main theme of the conference is, "Curriculum and Instructional Design for Sustainable Development". To learn more about the conference and registration fees, visit their website here.

The Qualitative Research Association of Malaysia will be holding the 10th International Qualitative Research Conference with the theme, "Humanness and Technology for Qualitative Research: New Approaches in New Times" on 20-23 October 2021. Check their website here for more details.

Post-Assessment Procedures for IQA and EQA

The Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs has released the Post-Assessment Procedures for Internal Quality Assurance and External Quality Assurance. These were developed to guide the next steps of academic units after internal or external review. Check the IQA and EQA webpages or access them here:

Post-Assessment Procedure for IQA

Post-Assessment Procedure for EQA

The AUN-QA released a clarification on the timeline for the implementation of the AUN-QA Manual version 4.0. Click here to see the full timeline.

Featured news

The AUN-QA conducted the 1st batch of the "Writing Self-Assessment Report (SAR) for Successful AUN-QA Programme Assessment (Version 4.0)" on July 26 - August 5, 2021 online. The objectives of the workshop were:

  • Define the AUN-QA Programme Assessment (Version 4.0) SAR Requirements

  • Apply the “3-What” process to write the 53 requirements of the 8 AUN-QA criteria

  • Review the 53 requirements of the 8 AUN-QA criteria.

Read more about the workshop on the AUN Press Room.

Update: To register for the 2nd batch of the "Writing Self-Assessment Report (SAR) for Successful AUN-QA Programme Assessment (Version 4.0)" happening on 4-15 October 2021, click here.

The workshop on the Library Quality Assurance Framework was conducted with the collaboration of the AUNILO Secretariat (Ateneo De Manila University, De La Salle University and University of the Philippines) and the AUN Secretariat. Mr. Johnson Ong Chee Bin, Founder and Principal Consultant of Education Quality International and AUN-QA Expert facilitated the workshop. The event was hosted by Ateneo's Rizal Library on 13 July 2021 via Zoom. Read more about it on the AUN Press Room.

*Photo from the AUNILO Facebook Page

UPLB's Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering (BS ChE) and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) have received certification by the AUN-QA after going through the Online/Remote Site Visits in the AUN-QA Programme Assessment in October 2020. Read more about it UPLB's website.

See DVM's AUN-QA Certification posted on their website.

The AUN-QA shares about the "6 key principles behind the success of AUN-QA Assessments in the new normal". See the infographic here.

The AUN-QA has released a new version of the Guide to Assessment at Programme Level (Version 4.0). Read the AUN article about it here.

See the Version 4.0 of the Guide here.

Read about the various news and events of the ASEAN University Network (AUN), including programme- and institutional-level assessments of the AUN-QA, in the AUN Press Room linked here.