The Ministry of Education, Malaysia in collaboration with SEAMEO Secretariat, hosted the 50th SEAMEO Council Conference on July 22-25, 2019 at the Sunway Hotel Resort and Spa in Malaysia. The three-day conference attended by more than 160 participants comprising of the Ministers of Education and high officials from 11 SEAMEO Member Countries,
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.
At the invitation of the University of Tsukuba, Japan and the SEAMEO Secretariat, SEAMEO RETRAC Director, Dr. Ho Thanh My Phuong, Center Director attended the SEAMEO-TSUKUBA International Symposium VII on Feb 10, 2019 at Tokyo Campus, University of Tsukuba, Tokyo, Japan. With the theme “Reform and Development in Teacher Education for the Digital Economy”, the symposium working agenda focused on
As an effort to establish stronger international bond with other global institutes and organizations, SEAMEO RETRAC welcomed a group of 12 undergraduate students and faculty from Griffith Honours College led by Ms. Victoria Menzies on January 16, 2019. A two-hour sharing session was held for Griffith’s students to learn about SEAMEO and SEAMEO RETRAC’s mission and challenges. During the session,