On August 09-10, 2018, the 9th Annual International Conference on Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) on “Breakthroughs in English Language Teaching in the 21st Century” was held at the Center’s premises by SEAMEO RETRAC in cooperation with Curtin University, Australia.
SEAMEO RETRAC, in partnership with Regional English Language Office, U.S. Embassy Hanoi and Public Affairs Section, U.S. Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City, hosted a 2.5-day seminar on “Differentiating Teaching Techniques and Activities in English Language Classroom” for high school English teachers August 06th – 08th, 2018.
The training workshop on “Regional Experience and Solutions in Creating Environment for School Students to Use English” will be conducted on the 18th and 19th Sep 2018 in Da Lat, Lam Dong province. The overall purpose of the workshop will be to update and share information, experiences and solutions for building an English-speaking environment in and out of high schools’
On July 24th, 2018, H.E. Prof. Dr. Muhadjir Effendy, Minister of Education and Culture, Indonesia and concurrently SEAMEO Council President together with the delegation have paid a visit to SEAMEO RETRAC in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. H.E. Prof. Dr. Muhadjir Effendy highly appreciated the activities of the Center in the past, especially the training activities on leadership, education management
On July 20 2018, the Closing Ceremony of Summer Fun 2018 was successfully celebrated by Kiddy Programs – SEAMEO RETRAC with the participation of nearly 200 students, parents, Summer Fun instructors and Kiddy programs staff. During the ceremony, students have a great number of opportunities to enjoy or participate in some great musical and artistic performances which they had learned
In the very first week of July 5-6, 2018, SEAMEO RETRAC, in collaboration with British Columbia Council for International Education (BCCIE-Canada), Queens College – City University of New York (CUNY) and The HEAD Foundation in Singapore, organized the 2018 International Conference on “Leadership and Management in Higher Education in a Globalized World: Innovations and Best Practices”.
In collaboration with the University of Massachusetts in the US (the Afghanistan University Support and Workforce Development Program – USWDP) and under the support of a five-year USAID-funded project (2014-2018) which is implemented by FHI 360,
From 10 to 13 of April, 2018, SEAMEO RETRAC in cooperation with the Institute for Educational Administration Development (IFEAD) of the Lao Ministry of Education and Sports conducted an in-country training the trainer course in Leadership and Management for Educational Excellence in Luang Prabang, Lao PDR.
SEAMEO RETRAC is creating an international community of students, educators, and leaders driven towards the same goals.
On 2 April 2018, SEAMEO RETRAC and the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT) solidified a partnership to co-develop a training program for Vietnamese university leaders to enhance their awareness of policies and practices in Industry Engagement.