AsTEN holds 5th Meeting of Presidents in Bangkok

BANGKOK, THAILAND - The Association of Southeast Asian Teacher Education Network (AsTEN) held its 5th Meeting of Presidents on November 7, 2016 in Bangkok. The members of the AsTEN discussed significant agenda such as the preparation for the accreditation of the network in the ASEAN, the establishment of the country networks, and the future direction and expansion of AsTEN. Read More

AsTEN Fourth Meeting of Presidents Held in Vietnam

The Association of Southeast Asian Teacher Education Network (AsTEN) held its Fourth Meeting of Presidents in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam on April 18 and 19, 2016. This was hosted by the University of Social Sciences and Humanities, one of its founding members. Read More

Kolej Universiti Perguruan Ugama Seri Begawan officially signed MoU and Charter

The Kolej Universiti Perguruan Ugama Seri Begawan (KUPU SB), a teacher education institution in Brunei Darussalam, officially signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) and Charter as a new founding member of the Association of Southeast Asian Teacher Education Network (AsTEN) last April 18, 2016 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Read More


AsTEN members will engage in faculty and student exchange programs guided by a reciprocity agreement between and among the participating member universities, colleges, and institutes. The faculty and student exchange will be in the form of, but not limited to the following pursuits: visiting lecturer, researcher, scholar; faculty and student study and cultural tour; research and scholarship programs; faculty sabbatical; and others.


AsTEN Journal of Teacher Education (AsTEN Journal)

The Association of Southeast ASIAN Teacher Education Network (AsTEN) Journal of Teacher Education is the flagship publication of AsTEN, a multidisciplinary peer- refereed international journal that will serve as the main platform by which the network’s initiatives are made known to the academic community. It is expected to provide a scholarly forum on the dynamics of teacher education and the current initiatives of AsTEN member institutions in the areas of research and publication, scholarship of teaching, teacher education leadership, curriculum and pedagogy, reciprocity program, quality assurance and harmonization of standards and other relevant topics which continue to shape and redefine teacher education in the ASEAN region.



The ASEAN Teacher Education Network (AsTEN) is a network of premier Teacher Education Institutions (TEIs) of countries in the ASEAN where the members will synchronize efforts to address issues, challenges and concerns relevant to Teacher Education programs, practices and policies in the ASEAN region. At the same time, the network will serve as a vehicle for collaboration in both academic and research endeavors within and across member institutions that will ultimately benefit the ASEAN nations and peoples.


Philippine Normal University

Kolej Universiti Perguruan Ugama Seri Begawan

National Institute of Education of Cambodia

Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia

National University of Laos
Lao People's Democratic Republic

Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris

Yangon University of Education

National Institute of Education

Kasetsart University

University of Social Sciences and Humanities