Recent Events

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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10
Sep

SEAMEO RETRAC PARTICIPATES IN AN INTERNATIONAL PROJECT TO LINK VIETNAMESE AND AUSTRALIAN HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS

In order to connect Australian higher education institutions (HEIs) with HEIs in ASEAN countries, from September 2017 to December 2018 the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade will sponsor the University of South Australia to conduct a series of events and trainings to enhance learning, teaching and research in English medium instruction in Viet Nam. Project’s participants in Viet

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12
Aug

The 8th Annual International Conference on TESOL – ELT IN THE 21ST CENTURY: CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES

On August 10-11, 2017, the 8th Annual International Conference on Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) on “ELT in the 21st Century: Challenges and Opportunities” was held at the Center’s premises by SEAMEO RETRAC in cooperation with Curtin University, Australia. More than 200 participants attended 25 presentations and 5 workshops presented at the conference by eminent researchers, lecturers

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15
May

Parent Forum held by Kiddy Programs

The parent forum of Kiddy Programs was successfully held on May 14, 2017 with the attendance of about 150 parents. In this forum, the participants attentively listened to the presentation made by Do Hong Ngoc, a well-known doctor and writer in Vietnam. The forum was a nice opportunity for parents to share their interests and concerns about how to successfully

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12
May

Seminar II “Leading University Policy Formulation”, BUILD-IT Project

Under the sponsorship of USAID, SEAMEO RETRAC in its partnership with Portland State University, and Arizona State University, USA, carried out Seminar II of the seminar series on “Building university-industry learning and development through innovation and technology” (BUILD-IT) from May 9 to 11, 2017. The Seminar II concentrated on the Leading University Policy Formulation. Participating in the Seminar are 25

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12
May

Training the Trainer Course on Capacity Building in Educational Leadership and Management

April 19-22, 2017, SEAMEO RETRAC in cooperation with the Institute for Educational Administration Development (IFEAD), Lao Ministry of Education and Sports conducted the in-country training course in educational leadership and management for trainers in Vientiane, Lao PDR. Attending the training workshop were 31 managers and lecturers in basic education who currently are or will be master trainers in educational leadership

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