ASEAN-QA TrainIQA Workshop IN Potsdam


From the 27th of July until the 4th of August 2015, the second ASEAN-QA TrainIQA workshop was held in Potsdam, Germany. During the nine days of the meeting, the 32 participants learned about the evaluation process, from the planning to the follow-up activities. The ASEAN-QA experts presented differend methods to collect data and how to feed back the results. Other topics were the practical application of interviews and group discussions and the collaboration between Higher Education Institutions. The following page provides a documentation and some impressions of the second ASEAN-QA TrainIQA workshop in 2015.


First Conference Day -  27th July 2015

  • Introduction
  • Introduction to the Workshop by Prof. Dr. Philipp Pohlenz
  • The SHARE Project and Quality Assurance in ASEAN by Dr. Susanne Liermann
  • Presentation of Individual Projects by Participants


      • Second Conference Day - 28th July 2015 
      • Evaluation                                                        
      • Introduction to Evaluation by Prof. Dr. Philipp Pohlenz           
      • Planning an Evaluation by Dr. Oliver Vettori
      • Group Work: Plan an Evaluation by Conception V. Pijano

Collaboration in Higher Education Institutions by Johnson Ong Chee Bin


  •  Third Conference Day - 29th July 2015     
  • The Technical University of Applied Sciences Wildau (TH Wildau)                                        
  • Quality Management and Evaluation at the TH Wildau by Andrea Schmidt and Ole Peters
  • Tour of the TH Wildau by Andrea Schmidt and Ole Peters


  • Sightseeingtour Berlin                                        
  • East Side Gallery Tour
  • Tour of Reichstag, Brandenburger Tor and Holocaust Memorial


    •  Fourth Conference Day - 30th July 2015     
    • Methods and Case Study                                        
    • Data Collection - Choosing a Method by Melinda Erdmann and Frank Niedermeier                                     
      • Study Programme Evaluation at the Faculty of Economic and Social Sciences of the University of Potsdam by Dr. Nadine Bültel 
      • Golden Rules of Survey Design and Formulation of Questions by Prof. Dr. Tan Kay Chuan
      • The Interview and Group Discussions - Introduction and Practice by Dr. Oliver Vettori


Fifth Conference Day - 31st July 2015                                                                                    

                  • Evaluation of the Workshop                                        
                  • Statistotainment: How to Read and Interpret Statistics by Sylvi Mauermeister
                • Reporting: From an Internal and External Point of View by Prof. Dr. Shahrir Abdullah and Conception V. Pijano
              • Group/Individual PAP Mentoring by individual Trainer


Weekend - 1st August 2015                                                                                    

                          • Weekend                                         
                          • Day at participants' disposal


Weekend - 2nd August 2015                                                                                    

                                  • Weekend                                    
                                  • Optional Tour to Dresden, Germany


Sixth Conference Day - 3rd August 2015                                                                                    

                                              • Evaluation and KPI                                       
                                              • Feeding Back Evaluation Results by Sylvi Mauermeister
                                            • Follow-up of Study Programme Evaluation by Sonja Kiko and Prof. Dr. Shahrir Abdullah
                                          • Key Performance Indicators - Possibilities and Limits by Dr. Markus Seyfried


Seventh Conference Day - 4th August 2015                                                                                    

                                                        • Evaluation                                        
                                                        • Use of Evaluation for Change Processes by Prof. Dr. Marianne Merkt
                                                      • Panel Discussion: Expectations and Use of Evaluation
                                                      • with Prof. Dr. Marianne Merkt, HS Magdeburg-Stendal
                                                      • and Nina Reiners, Research Associate, University of Potsdam  
                                                      • and Prof. Dr. Ilse Wischer, Dean of Studies, University of Potsdam
                                                      • and Franziska Appelt, Student, University of Potsdam.


Photo Impressions of the ASEAN-QA TrainIQA workshop in Potsdam