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CLSU DOT-Uni Breaks New Ground as an Associate Member of the Asian Association of Open Universities (AAOU)

Another significant achievement has been unlocked by CLSU DOT-Uni, underscoring its steadfast commitment to providing top-notch distance, open, and transnational education through the successful acquisition of quality assurance measures. Joining the Asian Association of Open Universities (AAOU) as an associate member marks a notable milestone in DOT-Uni's journey, amplifying CLSU's agenda towards internationalization. The path to AAOU for DOT-Uni was paved by the dedicated efforts of its in-house faculty and staff, who diligently adhered to the organization's rigorous documentary and procedural requirements. The AAOU Executive Committee (Execom) confirmed the acceptance of membership, and the approval was officially granted on October 2023. This newly acquired membership opens avenues for DOT-Uni to attain international quality assurance, with the upcoming goal being participation in the Quality Assurance Accreditation process. Becoming a part of this esteemed affiliation with AAOU not only signifies a stepping stone but also unravels many opportunities for DOT-Uni faculty members, staff, and students. It includes the chance to showcase their research at international forums, reaching a diverse global audience annually. Established in 1987, the Asian Association of Open Universities (AAOU) is a non-profit organization promoting open and distance education within the region. It actively fosters cooperation and collaboration among higher educational institutions in open and distance learning. Headquartered at Universitas Terbuka, Jalan Cabe Raya, Pondok Cabe, Pamulang, Tangerang Selatan, Indonesia, the AAOU plays a pivotal role in shaping the education landscape across Asia. - MCMFernando