The ASEAN-Australia Education Dialogue (AAED) serves as a Track 2 educational diplomacy platform to strengthen the current links between ASEAN and Australia. The Dialogue will also expand people-to-people and institutional cooperation through partnerships with a range of ASEAN and Australian education and training institutions. Building on the success of the AAED 2018 convened in Penang, Malaysia and again in 2019, AAED 2020 will be held in Hanoi, the capital city of Vietnam.
AAED 2020 provides an opportunity for thought leaders, key government officials, business representatives and education practitioners from ASEAN and Australia, to come together to share ideas, build connections, and identify new regional opportunities. Acknowledging the increasing importance of leadership in international education to the growth and success of the education sector, AAED 2020 will convene under the banner “Building Leadership in International Education in Uncertain Times”. The subject focus areas will be Agriculture/Agribusiness and Health.
The Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) has confirmed their support for AAED 2020. We are also delighted to work with the ASEAN University Network (AUN) and educational think tank the Singapore based Human Capital and Education for Asian Development (HEAD) Foundation on the Dialogue.