The 2nd ASEM Education Ministers’ Meeting (ASEM ME2) was held from 14-15 May 2009 in Hanoi, Viet Nam. It was hosted by the Ministry of Education and Training of Vietnam.


Plenary session I: “Quality assurance, Credit Recognition and Transfer in ASEM”

  1. Starting Asia-Europe dialogue on the Bologna Process and a Parallel Process for Asian countries by implementing three pilot groups of experts on the following topics:
  2. Credits and Learning OutcomesQuality Assurance; and
  3. Qualification Frameworks.
  4. Increasing the number Joint study programs between Asian and European higher education institutions by using bilateral and multilateral funding schemes.
  5. Sharing information, experience and best practice in standards and guidelines.

Plenary session II: “Sustainable Human Resource Development for ASEM Future Needs”

  1. Employability regarding industrial needs and international skill demands
  2. Sharing information and data on skills forecast by set up links among national skills forecasting centers to improve information on new skills for new jobs.
  3. Promoting vocational education and training by improving the attractiveness of VET through training of trainers and curriculum innovation.