::SEAMEO RETRAC > News in Brief::


This semi-distance education program provides a career path for English teachers who want to pursue higher education in language teaching. Successful participants will be awarded a Postgraduate Diploma in TESOL (PG Dip TESOL) issued by SEAMEO Regional Language Center (RELC), Singapore.

So far, there have been fifteen courses conducted at the Center with the participation of about 600 English teachers. Application form collection and submission for PG Dip TESOL 16 is from 12 February to 27 March 2009.


Dr. Dang Van Hung, Dean of Division of Foreign Studies and Mr. Nguyen Manh Thuong, Program Officer at SEAMEO RETRAC had an opportunity to take part in the 5th Cam TESOL conference from February 21 to 22, 2009. At the conference, Dr. Dang Van Hung had a presentation entitled “Autonomy in English Language Learning: A Case Study”.
Dr. Hung also attended the 4th World Teachers' Day in Thailand and 12th UNESCO-APEID International Conference held in Bangkok, Thailand from 24 to 26 March 2009. Dr. Hung's paper presented at the conference  is "Constraints on the Development of a Learner-centred Curriculum: A Case Study of EFL Teacher education in Vietnam".