On September 26-27, 2019, SEAMEO RETRAC hosted its 22nd Governing Board Meeting in Phu Quoc Island, Vietnam. This year, attending the meeting were a representative of SEAMEO Secretariat, 05 governing board members and 04 representatives from 08 countries in Southeast Asia.
On August 15-16, 2019, in cooperation with Curtin University, Australia, the 10thAnnual International Conference on Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) “Diversification and Engagement in English Language Teaching” was held at SEAMEO Regional Training Center’s premises. The international conference on TESOL this year attracted 200 participants from different countries with 40 presentations and workshops presented by eminent researchers,
SEAMEO RETRAC, in partnership with Regional English Language Office (RELO), U.S. Embassy Hanoi and Public Affairs Section, U.S. Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City, hosted a training workshop on “Excellence in English Language Teaching”for English teachers on August 13 – 14, 2019.
On July 4-5, 2019, in collaboration with British Columbia Council for Higher Education (BCCIE), Canada and under the sponsorship of Queens College – CUNY in the USA and Capilano University in Canada, SEAMEO RETRAC organized the International Conference on “Leadership and Management in Higher Education: Driving Change with Global Trends”.
On April 26, 2019, SEAMEO RETRAC organized a Forum on Experience Sharing in “Soft-Skills Training” at the Center’s premises. The forum aimed at providing opportunities for participants to gain useful information about the appropriate teaching methods and activities for “Soft-Skills Training” at university and colleges. Participants of the forum included teaching staff, academic administrators, soft-skills trainers and leaders of Youth
SEAMEO Regional Training Center (SEAMEO RETRAC) in collaboration with SEAMEO Secretariat organized the Regional Workshop on Southeast Asia Teachers Competency Framework, Teachers’ Satisfaction and Motivation in Southeast Asia on 18-19 April, 2019 in Ho Chi Minh City. This is an Inter-Center Collaborative Project with the sponsorship from SEAMEO associate member countries. The workshop was a forum for educators in the
SEAMEO RETRAC, with funding from the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan (MEXT), conducted a training course on “ICT Applications in Teaching and Management” at the Centre’s premises on March 26-28, 2019. Within the three days of training, 35 participants, who are teaching and academic staff of different universities and colleges in Vietnam, were provided with
During the trip to Vietnam on Feb 25 to March 1, 2019, representatives of Don Bosco Tech ASIA from Vietnam and Laos paid a visit to SEAMEO RETRAC in an attempt to build a relationship with the Center and learn about our contributions to the ASIA region. In the meeting, the representatives shared their expertise in Technical and Vocational Education
In collaboration with Ho Chi Minh City Open University, SEAMEO RETRAC organized a training course on “Effective Communication and Professional Services” on February 22, 2019 at the University’s campus. The course aimed at updating 35 participants working as supporting staff and officers in charge of student affairs with knowledge and skills on effectively communicating with colleagues, students and parents while
On February 18, 2019, a delegation from DAAD, Germany paid a visit to SEAMEO RETRAC in an effort of making connection and exploring possibility for collaboration in the field of education. During the meeting, both parties had time to update about each other operations, on- going projects, focuses and proposed some promising co-organized workshops and conferences in the following years.