The 42nd SEAMEO High Officials Meeting held during November 26-28, 2019 at the Berkeley Hotel, Pratunam, Bangkok, Thailand. The SEAMEO High Officials Meeting (HOM) is an annual high level forum whereby senior education officials review and plan the programmes and operations of the Organization. The 42nd HOM brought together 149 high-level education officials from 11 SEAMEO Member Countries, representatives from
During November 20-23, 2019, SEAMEO RETRAC conducted the annual international training course on “Capacity Building in Leadership and Management for Higher Education” at the Center’s premises. Participants of the course included 24 leaders and administrators of different higher education institutions from Cambodia, Lao PDR, and Vietnam.
SEAMEO RETRAC in collaboration with the US Consulate Ho Chi Minh City organized a training course on “Communicative Business English for Social Entrepreneurs” at the American Center Ho Chi Minh City on November 13, 2019.
From the 15th to the 18th of October, 2019, SEAMEO RETRAC organized a 4-day workshop on “Fostering Global Citizenship for Sustainable Communities in Southeast Asia”
Back to back with the Center’s 22nd Governing Board Meeting, SEAMEO RETRAC organized an educational forum on “Leading Innovation in Education: Best Practices in Southeast Asia” at Phu Quoc Island, Vietnam on September 26, 2019.
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.
As the invitation from SEAMEO Secretariat and UNESCO Headquarter, Dr. Ho Thanh My Phuong, Center Director, attended the High-Level Policy Forum on Planning Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Education Policies and Fostering AI-Ready Policy Makers in Southeast Asia on September 18-19, 2019 in Jakarta, Indonesia.
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,
On August 14, 2019, Curtin University and SEAMEO RETRAC jointly organized a graduation ceremony for 34 students of the 16th Intake of the Master of Arts in Applied Linguistics Program. The program has so far recruited approximately 700 candidates throughout 18 intakes.
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.