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ASEAN Young Quality Assurance Officials Roundtable Meeting
The 5th ASEAN Quality Assurance Network (AQAN) Senior Assessor Workshop was held on the 4th to 6th August 2009 at Putra World Trade Center (PWTC), Kuala Lumpur. The objective of this workshop is to introduce the concept of Audit Institution and the application of necessary principles and techniques in the process of Audit Institution. This workshop also provides training to the nominated auditors who have been identified in order to ensure the implement of the Academic Performance Audit (APA) is based on the Code of Practice of Audit Institution (COPIA).
Dr. Steven Crow, an expert from the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of North Central was invited to the workshop as a trainer. Meanwhile, the participants of the workshop consist of the auditors and assessors from the five major fields of study. The workshop was also attended by MQA officials as facilitators.
A total of nine modules have been prepared and presented by the invited speakers and officials from MQA during the three days workshop. The first session was presented by Prof. Zita Mohd Fahmi titled "Overview of Workshop Objectives and An Overview of the Quality Assurance Framework - Code of Practice for Institutional Audit". Meanwhile, the Self Study Report (SSR) from Wright State University, USA was used for the group discussion activities.
The participation of the assessors, auditors and speakers has significantly contributed to a meaningful, fruitful and productive training workshop. The workshop ended with all the participants agreeing to forge closer ties with each other in the areas of mutual interest.