Universitas Terbuka hosted the AAOU Accreditation Task Force Meeting between 4 and 5 May 2018. The first meeting was held at the University of the Philippines Open University between 15 and 17 April 2018. The AAOU Accreditation Task Force Meeting aims to explore the feasibility of offering open education accreditation services. The initiative is a mandate of the 32nd AAOU Annual Executive Committee Meeting on 26 September 2017 in Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
One of the agenda of the second meeting was to analyze the data which was previously gathered from the interviewees from different countries. The discussion recommended, among others, the team to continue the interviews which should be accomplished by May 2018. The next meeting will be conducted in Hanoi, Vietnam on the first day of the 32nd Asian Association of Open Universities Annual Conference which is hosted by Hanoi Open University between 24 and 26 October 2018. (RBudiman)