Recent Events

14
Mar

Workshop on “Listening Strategies for IELTS”

On Sunday, March 14, 2021, SEAMEO RETRAC successfully held the “Listening Strategies for IELTS” workshop for more than 20 participants in HCMC. At the workshop, Ms. Lori Ann Shea, a Master of Applied Linguistics at Curtin University in Australia with 6 years of teaching experiences and also the workshop’s facilitator, introduced the necessary skills needed for IELTS Listening test as

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8
Mar

Celebrating International Women’s Day

In a series of activities to celebrate the 111th Anniversary of the International Women’s Day and the event “Vietnam Ao dai Week”, a campaign held by Vietnam Central Women’s Union to praise the beauty of Vietnamese women in the traditional dress, SEAMEO RETRAC Labor Union organized a trip to Ao Dai Museum at Long Thuan Ward, District 9, Ho Chi

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5
Mar

Communicative English Training Course for Staff of Vietnam National University – Ho Chi Minh City

SEAMEO RETRAC successfully held the Communicative English training course for 24 staff of Vietnam National University on March 05, 2021. The course, started on Dec 02, 2020 and ended on Mar 05, 2021, was designed to help not only improve participants’ English language communication skills but also familiarize with the format of emails and letters and reports writing, and reinforce

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6
Jan

Opening Ceremony of the Communicative Business English Training Course for Social Entrepreneurs

A Communicative Business English training course for 30 social entrepreneurs, jointly conducted by SEAMEO Regional Training Center in Vietnam (SEAMEO RETRAC) and Public Affairs Section, the U.S Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City, commenced on January 05, 2021 in HCMC. The major objectives of this training courses are to enhance participants’ English language communication skills and confidence in communicating

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12
Dec

The Ceremony to Announce and Award Decisions on The Appointment of SEAMEO RETRAC’s Directorship

On Dec 12, 2020, the ceremony to announce and award Decisions on the appointment of Directorships of SEAMEO RETRAC was hold at its premises. Participating in the Ceremony was Deputy Minister Nguyen Van Phuc, Ministry of Education and Training in Vietnam (MOET), Director General Nguyen Viet Loc, Personnel and Organization Department, delegates and representatives from MOET Vietnam. From the Party

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3
Dec

International Symposium “Advancing Knowledge and Skills in Teaching English in Industry 4.0 Among the TESOL Practitioners in Vietnam”

SEAMEO RETRAC successfully held a two-day international symposium on “Advancing Knowledge and Skills in English Language Teaching in Industry 4.0 among TESOL Practitioners in Vietnam” on December 3-4, 2020. The symposium was proposed by SEAMEO RETRAC and sponsored by The U.S. Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City within the grant of the 25th anniversary of the establishment of bilateral

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1
Dec

Virtual International Training Course on “Capacity Building in Higher Education Leadership and Management”

On December 01-11, 2020, SEAMEO RETRAC conducted a virtual international training course on “Capacity Building in Higher Education Leadership and Management”. Participants of the course included 33 leaders and administrators of different higher education institutions from Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar and Vietnam. This course aimed at equipping participants with updated knowledge and current practices in leadership and management in higher

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27
Nov

The International Virtual Conference on TESOL “English Language Teaching in the Era of Globalization 4.0: Embracing the Challenges and Innovations”

On November 27, 2020, the International Virtual Conference on Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) on “English Language Teaching in the Era of Globalization 4.0: Embracing the Challenges and Innovations” was held virtually by SEAMEO RETRAC in cooperation with Curtin University, Australia. Approximately a thousand participants from different countries attended 13 presentations at the virtual conference.  Speakers were

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22
Nov

Meeting with the Board of the National Foreign Languages Project and Department of Training and Education of Tien Giang Province

On November 22, 2020 SEAMEO RETRAC had a meeting with the Board of the National Foreign Languages Project and Tien Giang Department of Training and Education. The meeting aimed to review and evaluate the implementation of professional training courses for English teachers at school levels in the training plan of 2020 for Tien Giang province. After the meeting, the delegates

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9
Nov

The Master of Arts in Applied Linguistics, Intake 19

Curtin University and SEAMEO RETRAC commenced the nineteenth intake of the Master of Arts in Applied Linguistics program on November 09, 2020. Enrolled in this intake were 35 teachers of English from different provinces throughout Vietnam. The first workshop of Intake 19 was conducted from November 09-12, 2020. The next three workshops will be sequentially conducted in March, July, and

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