Department of Higher Education Ministry of Education Lao PDR

Membership Type: Associate
Email: phonephet12@hotmail.com
Year in which Organisation/Agency commenced operations: tba
Countries/regions/states of operation: laos

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Title: Dr
First Name: Phonephet
Surname: Boupha
Job Title: Director General
Phone: +856 21 212 098
Fax: +856 21 212 108
Email Id: phonephet12@hotmail.com
Alternative Email Id: phonephetboupha@yahoo.com

Nominated Contact Person (if different from CEO)

Phone: +856 205 675 765

Organisation Details

Department of Higher Education Ministry of Education Lao PDR
Address: PO Box 067 Avenue Lane Xang Vientiane Lao PDR
Laos

Additional Contacts

Criteria Requirements for Full Member

1 Criterion: Nature of the operations of the agency:
Measure: The agency is responsible for reviews at institutional or programme level of post-secondary
education institutions or post-secondary quality assurance agencies
2 Criterion: Mission statement and objectives:
Measure: The agency has formulated a mission statement and objectives which are consistent with the nature of the agency
3 Criterion: Agency staff, Numbers, Profile, Roles:
Measure: The profile of the staff is consistent with the Mission Statement
4 Criterion: Profile of reviewers:
Measure: The profile of the reviewers is consistent with the Mission Statement
5 Criterion: Independence:
Measure: The judgements and recommendations of the agency’s reports cannot be changed by third parties
6 Criterion: Resources:
Measure: The agency has sufficient resources to run its operations in accordance with its mission statement and objectives
7 Criterion: External quality assurance criteria and processes:
Measure: The description of the processes and criteria applied should be transparent and publicly available and normally include:
self evaluation, site visit, public report and follow-up measure
8 Criterion: Quality assurance:
Measure: The description of the processes and criteria applied should be transparent and publicly available and normally include:
self evaluation, site visit, public report and follow-up measure

Criteria Requirements for Institutional Member

Institutional Member Criteria:
Measure: Institutional Members are institutions of higher education in the region that are in good standing with the relevant quality assurance agency if one exists.

Criteria Requirements for Associate Member

Associate Member Criteria:
Measure:Associate Members are organisations with a major interest and active involvement in evaluation, accreditation and quality assurance in higher education, but without the responsibility for assuring the quality of institutions, education programs, or external quality assurance agencies
We are being in considering the setting up of the Quality Assurane System and also the Quality Assurance Agency . Therefore there is a need to get the best practices of other countries and a need to help to assist the seeting up of the QA system.

Criteria Requirements for Intermediate Member

1 Criterion: Nature of the operations of the agency:
Measure: The agency is responsible for reviews at institutional or programme level of post-secondary education institutions or post-secondary quality assurance agencies
2 Criterion: Mission statement and objectives:
Measure: The agency has formulated a mission statement and objectives which are consistent with the nature of the agency
3 Criterion: :
Proof of the organisation’s good standing with the local QA agency

Criteria Requirements for Observer

Criterion For Observers:
Measure: APQN accepts as Observers organisations outside the Asia-Pacific region, including: external quality assurance agencies; institutions with a major interest in evaluation, accreditation and quality assurance in higher education; other regional networks that have major interests in and strong links with the region

Documentation and Fees

Additional Information: No additional information is required for my application
Upon approval of my application I agree to pay:
  • $500 (Initial Joining Fee: Full Member, Intermediate Member, Associate Member)
  • $200 Member Fee: Associate Member
I will be applying for support for: Both Initial Joining Fee and Membership Fee

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