Events

10
Dec

The Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) for English Language Education

Dr. Do Huy Thinh and Mr. Than Trong Minh joined a few senior MOET officers and key university administrators at a roundtable discussion on “the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) for Language Education” held in Hanoi on December 9, 2008, at the invitation of the British Council in Vietnam and Cambridge ESOL. The roundtable emphasized the need to raise

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6
Dec

Worlddidac 2008

SEAMEO RETRAC in collaboration with Thai-based Reed Tradex co-organized “Vietnam International Exhibition for Educational Materials and Professional Training – Worlddidac Vietnam 2008” from 3-5 December 2008 in Hanoi. This Worlddidac exhibition gains its worldwide reputation through its professional activities and networking and was for the first time held in Vietnam.  There were more than 120 educational material and equipment manufacturers

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23
Oct

Educational Leadership and Management Courses

Like in the previous year, in 2008, SEAMEO RETRAC, with the sponsorship of Belgian Technical Cooperation (BTC), conducted two training courses on educational management named “Excellence for Leaders of Vietnamese High Schools”. These two courses took place at SEAMEO RETRAC from 01 to 11 and from 12 to 22 October respectively. These courses were designed for 60 high school principals,

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28
Aug

SEAMEO RETRAC Holds 11th Governing Board Meeting

The SEAMEO RETRAC convened its 11th Governing Board Meeting on 27 August 2008. Concurrently, an international conference on basic education dubbed as “Basic Education Curriculum Revisited: A Look at the Current Content and Reform” was held at the Institut Aminuddin Baki, in Genting Highland, Malaysia Members of the Governing Board present papers on Basic Education Curriculum of their respective countries

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27
Aug

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON BASIC EDUCATION CURRICULUM REFORM

On the occasion of the 11th SEAMEO RETRAC Governing Board Meeting, SEAMEO RETRAC organized an international conference on “Basic Education Curriculum Revisited: A Look at the Current Content and Reform” at the Institut Aminuddin Baki, in Genting Highlands, Malaysia, on August 27, 2008. Attending the conference were SEAMEO RETRAC Board Members from Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines,

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31
Jul

Training Course in Educational Management for Lao PDR

Being committed to the assistance for Lao PDR through the enhancement of educational management knowledge and skills, SEAMEO RETRAC – Vietnam conducted a training course from 28-30 July, 2008 in Vientiane, Lao PDR. Forty high school principals and vice principals throughout the country attended this training course. Topics presented and discussed during this course included Instructional Leadership, Assessing Student Learning

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25
Jul

SEAMEO Centre Directors Meeting 2008

The 2008 SEAMEO Centre Directors Meeting (CDM) was convened on 23-24 July 2008 at Eastin Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand with a new format which most of the centre directors and participants believed to be more effective and provided greater opportunity for collaboration. For this year’s CDM, the Secretariat introduced a new meeting set-up in order to highlight the most substantial concerns

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21
Jul

SUMMER CAMP 2008

Summer Camp is an official English training program for children jointly organized by SEAMEO RETRAC and the College of University Extended Education from California State University, Fullerton, USA (CSUF). This program has been implemented successfully in China before being conducted in Vietnam since 2006, which is highly appreciated in terms of usefulness and effectiveness. All experienced teachers, recruited by CSUF,

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