July 27, 2017

The 4th Meeting of the APT-WG on Mobility of Higher Education and Ensuring Quality Assurance of Higher Education

On 1-2 December 2016, SEAMEO RIHED attended the 4th ASEAN Plus Three Working Group (APT-WG) on Mobility of Higher Education and Ensuring Quality of Higher Education Among ASEAN Plus Three Countries in Cebu, the Philippines.

The Meeting was graciously hosted by the Commission of Higher Education, the Philippines. Malaysia was the Chair of the Meeting with Japan as the Co-Chair. Representatives from Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam, the ASEAN Secretariat and the ASEAN University Network (AUN) also attended the Meeting.

The main discussions at the Meeting included: 1) proposal on the monitoring of the ASEAN Plus Three Guidelines on Student Exchange and Mobility, 2) introduction of the draft “Guidelines on Transcript for Exchange Students, including Comparison Table of the Credit Transfer System” to facilitate greater understanding and promote student mobility and 3) proposal to revise the Working Group’s ToR to further enhance and strengthen cooperation within the region.

SEAMEO RIHED supports the initiatives of the Working Group on Mobility of Higher Education and Ensuring Quality of Higher Education Among APT Countries which complement SEAMEO RIHED’s work on academic mobility and the harmonizing of Higher Education in Southeast Asia and beyond.

 

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Ms. Phunyanuch Pattanatoi, Senior Programme Officer, SEAMEO RIHED, attended the Working Group on behalf of the SEAMEO RIHED Centre Director with Dr. Taiji Hotta, Hiroshima University.

 

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Discussions at the 4th APT-WG on Mobility of Higher Education and Ensuring Quality of Higher Education Among ASEAN Plus Three Countries.

 

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Cultural visit to the Cebu Doctors’ University Hospital.