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2023 OU5 Meetings in Hanoi

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Manit Jumpa, Distinguished Member of the University Council, Acting President of Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University (STOU), Mrs. Rattip Phukkeson, STOU’s OU5 coordinator, and researchers, joined the OU5 Meeting in Hanoi, Vietnam, during 30 October – 4 November 2023.

The OU5 refers to five open universities that use distance education in the ASEAN region. The OU5 member universities include Hanoi Open University (HOU), Open University Malaysia (OUM), University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU), Universitas Terbuka (UT), and Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University. The OU5 Meeting is organized twice annually to stage the discussions among Presidents, coordinators, and researchers.

This year’s research topics include the following.

  1. Technology Trends in Education: Nano Learning, Authentic Online Assessment, Gamification, Blockchain and Others (and How AI Will Impact These Technologies)
  2. Open University Infrastructure for a Sustainable Future: A Design in View of Fulfillment of SDG 11
  3. Roles of ASEAN Open Universities in Enhancing Entrepreneurship and Global Presence
  4. Roles of Open Universities in STEM Education (Way Forward with a Focus on the State of Gender Equality in ASEAN)
  5. Student-Lecturer Ratio as a Parameter of Quality in OFDL Context (What Are the Factors that Determine the Quality of Open Universities?)

The OU5 member universities took this opportunity to sign the Addendum to the ASEAN Studies MOA on 1 November 2023.

During the meeting, Hanoi Open University celebrated its 30th Anniversary, so the delegates from STOU had the opportunity to join in their celebration ceremony at HOU headquarters in Hanoi, Vietnam.

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