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SEAMEO Consultation and Workshop on Post-2015 Education Scenarios and Post-EFA Education Agenda in Southeast Asia


In direct response to the resolution made at the 47th SEAMEO Council Conference in March 2013 in Hanoi, Vietnam and with the guidance of the SEAMEO Executive Committee, SEAMEO Consultation and Workshop on Post-2015 Education Scenarios and Post-EFA Education Agenda in Southeast Asia was organized in Chiang Mai, Thailand from 28-30 January, 2014.

About 100 participants who are high officials and key officials from SEAMEO Member Countries, representatives from Affiliate Members, directors and key officials of SEAMEO Regional Centers, representatives from international and national non¬governmental organizations, representatives from other government agencies and private corporations, and students and youth, attended this important event.
The three-day workshop aimed to examine the global and Asia-Pacific discourses on MDGs, EFA Goals and Post-2015 Education Agenda, to validate and align country issues on education via Asia-Pacific and global educational landscapes, to identify gaps, priorities and replicable practices on education program implementation, and to conceptualize, create, and discuss the futures of education at the global, Asia-Pacific and Southeast Asia. The workshop also tried to reach the consensus on determining specific post-2015 education agenda in SEAMEO including the roles of stakeholders and mechanisms to align said education agenda with programs of SEAMEO Centers and on recommending regional policy framework to support implementation of national education programs of SEAMEO Member Countries. Dr. Dang Van Hung, SEAMEO RETRAC Deputy Director, represented the Center to attend the event and participate in the activities of the workshop.