At the invitation of the University of Tsukuba, Japan and the SEAMEO Secretariat, SEAMEO RETRAC Director, Dr. Ho Thanh My Phuong, Center Director attended the SEAMEO-TSUKUBA International Symposium VII on Feb 10, 2019 at Tokyo Campus, University of Tsukuba, Tokyo, Japan. With the theme “Reform and Development in Teacher Education for the Digital Economy”, the symposium working agenda focused on
As an effort to establish stronger international bond with other global institutes and organizations, SEAMEO RETRAC welcomed a group of 12 undergraduate students and faculty from Griffith Honours College led by Ms. Victoria Menzies on January 16, 2019. A two-hour sharing session was held for Griffith’s students to learn about SEAMEO and SEAMEO RETRAC’s mission and challenges. During the session,
With the aim of assisting universities and colleges in updating knowledge and equipping essential skills with utilizing available ICT tools in designing appropriate exercises and tasks for assessing and evaluating students’ learning performance and outcomes, SEAMEO RETRAC organized a training course on “ICT Applications in Student Assessment and Evaluation” at the Centre’s premises on January 16-18, 2019. Participants in the
Jointly conducted with the University of Science – Ho Chi Minh City, SEAMEO RETRAC co-hosted training workshops on English Teaching Methodology for Lecturers of English on January 05-12, 2019. The workshops aimed at helping lecturers of English improve their teaching ability, update innovative approaches, as well as enhance motivational strategies and communication skills to encourage learners’ participation in class.
SEAMEO RETRAC in collaboration with University of South Australia co-organised an international workshop on “English as a Medium of Instruction (EMI) in Higher Education” on December 10-11, 2018 at the Center’s premises. This workshop is among a series of activities of the project “Institutional links to address issues in higher education in Vietnam”, sponsored by Australia-ASEAN Council and Australian Department
SEAMEO RETRAC, in collaboration with the Institute for Water Education auspices under the UNESCO (IHE DELFT-The Netherland), conducted a two day training workshop on “Scientific Research Paper Writing Skills for Higher Education Academics” on November 29-30, 2018.
On November 23, 2018, SEAMEO RETRAC in cooperation with Curtin University organized a seminar on “Task-based Language Teaching”.
On November 20, 2018, SEAMEO RETRAC celebrated Vietnamese Teachers’ Day with a joyous celebration at the Center for all staff and teachers.
The SEAMEO Regional Training Center (SEAMEO RETRAC) in collaboration with Viet Nam National University – Ho Chi Minh City (VNU-HCMC) conducted 02 training courses on “Innovative Approaches in Teaching Content Areas in English” for 64 lecturers of VNU-HCMC from November 9 to December 30, 2018.
Curtin University and SEAMEO RETRAC commenced the 17th intake of the Master of Arts in Applied Linguistics program on November 12, 2018. Enrolled in this intake were 33 teachers of English from the U.S.A., the Philippines and Vietnam.