The Fifth ASEAN Plus Three Education Ministers Meeting (5th APT EMM) was held online on 1 October 2021 in conjunction with the 5th East Asia Summit Education Ministers Meeting (5th EAS EMM). The Meeting was preceded by the 11th ASEAN Plus Three Senior Officials Meeting on Education (11th SOM-ED+3) held on 30 September 2021.
The meeting was co-chaired by H.E. Wilfredo E. Cabral, OIC-Undersecretary of the Department of Education, Philippines and H.E. Yoo Eun-Hae, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Education of the Republic of Korea. The meeting was attended by Ministers and Representatives responsible for Education of Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Japan, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Republic of Korea, Singapore, Thailand and Viet Nam. The ASEAN Secretariat, the ASEAN University Network (AUN) and the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organisation (SEAMEO) Secretariat, were also in attendance.