Events

30
Nov

Workshop on Techniques in Teaching IELTS, November 30, 2017

As a center dedicated to improving language teaching methodologies in Vietnam and the region, we host international trainings to bring global best practices to Vietnamese teachers. On November 30, 2017, SEAMEO RETRAC organized a workshop on “Techniques in Teaching IETLS” for  35 English Teachers at the Center’s premises. The workshop  was conducted by Mr. Richard Hallows – co-author of National

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27
Nov

Visit of students and faculty from Australia’s Griffith University

SEAMEO RETRAC welcomes all visitors, who share our mission, to join us to both share knowledge, passion, and develop a community of educators driven towards the same goals. On November 27th, SEAMEO RETRAC held a two-hour sharing session with 13 undergraduate students and faculty from Australia’s Griffith University. The students visited Vietnam to engage with social enterprises and organizations in

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21
Nov

Celebrating the Vietnamese Teachers’ Day, November 20, 2017

On November 20, 2017, SEAMEO RETRAC celebrated Vietnamese Teachers’ Day with a lively celebration. This was an opportunity for the Center to express its gratitude to all the teachers and staff who contributed to RETRAC’s development over the past year. During the celebration, the Center’s Director granted the SEAMEO RETRAC Teaching Award to the eight teachers who demonstrated excellence in

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19
Nov

Vietnamese Teachers’ Day Activity at SEAMEO RETRAC, November 18, 2017

On Saturday, November 18th 2017, SEAMEO RETRAC’s Kiddy Programs cheerfully conducted a handmade Thank You Card making activity for all young learners to celebrate Vietnamese Teachers’ Day. Students from Kindergartens to Youngsters individually designed and decorated cards and wrote down best wishes to their teachers. These lovely greeting cards were respectfully presented to their beloved teachers to express their gratitude

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14
Nov

Opening Ceremony for the Master of Arts in Applied Linguistics, Intake 16

Curtin University and SEAMEO RETRAC commenced their sixteenth intake of the Master of Arts in Applied Linguistics joint-degree program by hosting the program’s first workshop from 14–17 November, 2017. After the face-to-face workshop, the students will continue their online study with the support from their lecturers. The following three workshops will be conducted in February, July, and November 2018. The

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14
Oct

Training Workshop: Experience and Solutions of Southeast Asian Countries in Teaching Mathematics and Science in English

Responding to Vietnam’s National Foreign Languages 2020 Project’s objective to improve “Teaching and Learning in Foreign Languages within the National Education System”, SEAMEO RETRAC conducted a training workshop entitled; “Experiences and Solutions of Southeast Asian Countries in Teaching Mathematics and Science in English” held in Nha Trang City, Vietnam on 12-13 October, 2017. The training workshop was a regional forum

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2
Oct

Administering Vietnamese Standardized Test of English Proficiency for English Language Teachers in Vinh Long Province.

As an official testing body for the Vietnamese Standardized Test of English Proficiency (VSTEP) from 30 September to 1 October 2017, SEAMEO RETRAC, in collaboration with the Department of Education and Training in Vinh Long Province, administered the VSTEP for 126 English language teachers from primary, lower-secondary and upper-secondary schools in Vinh Long Province. The VSTEP test reviews provincial teachers’

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30
Sep

MID-AUTUMN FESTIVAL 2017 AT SEAMEO RETRAC

On Saturday, 30 September 2017, SEAMEO RETRAC’s Kiddy Programs cheerfully celebrated Mid-Autumn Festival with lots of fun and cultural activities for all ours students. In order to motivate our children’s’ artistic and creative abilities and inspire teamwork amongst the children, Kiddy Programs conducted the 2017 Lantern Making Competition for students from level “Kids 2A” to “Youngsters”. During the competition, classes

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23
Sep

SEAMEO RETRAC’s 20th Governing Board Meeting

In late September 2017, SEAMEO RETRAC welcomed its governing board to Da Nang City for our 20th Governing Board Meeting (GBM).  The GBM is both a time to reflect on the past year and gather recommendations from our governing board members for the year ahead. This years GBM welcomed 7 governing board members and 3 representatives from 10 SEAMEO Countries.

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23
Sep

Educational Forum on “Integrating the 21st Century Skills into School Education: Best Practices in Southeast Asia”

SEAMEO RETRAC successfully conducted the Educational Forum, namely “Integrating The 21st Century Skills Into School Education: Best Practices In Southeast Asia” on September 22, 2017 in Danang City, Vietnam.  The Forum was held back to back with the Center’s 20th Governing Board Meeting and served as a platform for the exchange and discussion of ideas and experiences in relation to

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