Higher education research


Promoting Regional Education Services Integration: APEC University Associations Cross-Border Education Cooperation Workshop: Workshop Report: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 20 – 22 May 2014

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This report was produced by the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Secretariat.


This report has been prepared to summarise discussions at the APEC University Associations Cross-Border Education Cooperation Workshop. The workshop was held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia between 20 and 22 May 2014 and was attended by delegates from Australia; Canada; Hong Kong, China; Indonesia; Japan; Korea; Malaysia; Papua New Guinea; The Philippines; Singapore; Thailand; Viet Nam; and the United States. The workshop brought together representatives from university associations, universities and governments to support, pursue and work towards the achievement of the priorities outlined by APEC Economic Leaders. The workshop focused on four key themes within cross-border education cooperation – student mobility, researcher mobility, provider mobility and virtual mobility.