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International Training Course in Excellence in Leadership and Management in Higher Education

SEAMEO RETRAC organized the international training course in excellence in leadership and management in higher education from February 17 to 21, 2014, for 36 educational leaders and administrators from colleges and universities in Lao PDR, Cambodia and Vietnam.

The purpose of the course was to enhance leaders and administrators’ educational leadership and management skills in higher education as well as to provide participants with practical knowledge and experience in educational leadership and management for these three countries. The course covered such training topics as organizational structure assessment, leadership skills in higher education in the ASEAN context, faculty assessment and ICT application in higher education management. In addition, participants were also given opportunities for sharing experiences, perspectives and trends in educational leadership and management in the region and the world. A wide range of activities such as: lecturing, discussing, group working and presenting was employed to make the workshop more interesting, informative and fruitful. During the 4 days of training, participants also paid a visit to RMIT University at Saigon South Campus to learn more about academic activities.