A PROFESSOR from the Yangon University of Distance Education (YUDE) read out a paper at the university yesterday, sharing her experiences on making efforts for the university to join the Five Open Universities (OU5) in five ASEAN nations.
Professor Dr Thazin Lwin of the YUDE, who participated in the meeting of the OU5 in Indonesia recently, clarified her achievements at the meeting, including signing agreements for teaching and research cooperation between the YUDE and the OU5, eyeing to join the group, making it the OU6. The OU5 is comprises the Universitas Terbuka (UT) in Indonesia, the Philippines Open University (UPOU), Sukhothai University (UPOU) in Thailand, the Open University of Malaysia and Hanoi Open University in Vietnam.
“Working together with the OU5 will promote cooperation in teaching and research among distance universities in ASEAN countries and will assist in promoting the distance education system in Myanmar,” Prof Dr Thazin Lwin said.
Saw Thein Win