Recent Events

16
Sep

Opening Ceremony of Communicative English Training Course for Journalists and Media Professionals

On September 16, 2021, SEAMEO RETRAC successfully held the virtual Opening Ceremony of Communicative English Training Course for Journalists and Media Professionals. The training course was conducted by SEAMEO RETRAC and sponsored by Public Affairs Section, the U.S. Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City within the grant of American Center – Journalism Club. The course will last from September

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24
Aug

Webinar Series on English Language Teaching Methodology for English Teachers in Vietnam titled “Reflecting on Teaching by Thinking, Practicing, and Doing”

On August 24, 2021, SEAMEO RETRAC, in partnership with Regional English Language Office (RELO), U.S. Embassy in Hanoi, successfully held the Virtual Closing Ceremony of the webinar series on English language teaching methodology for English teachers in Vietnam titled “Reflecting on Teaching by Thinking, Practicing, and Doing”.The series of webinars was hosted by SEAMEO RETRAC and sponsored by RELO within

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20
Jul

Press Release – SEAMEO Centre Directors Meeting 2021: Reimagine the Future, 21 July 2021

Press Release SEAMEO Centre Directors Meeting 2021: Reimagine the Future, 21 July 2021 21 July 2021 – In response to the COVID-19 challenges in 2021, the annual SEAMEO Centre Directors Meeting (CDM) 2021 is virtually conducted on 21 July 2021.  The meeting is organised back to back with the 9th SEAMEO Integrated Operation Plan (SIOP) Worskhop on 22 July 2021.

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17
Jun

The first virtual 51st SEAMEO Council Conference 2021

The Ministry of Education, Singapore in cooperation with the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMEO) Secretariat convened the first virtual 51st SEAMEO Council Conference (51st SEAMEC) on June 17, 2021. The virtual conference was attended by more than 200 participants comprising of the Ministers of Education, delegation, and senior education officials from 11 SEAMEO Member Countries, SEAMEO Associate Member

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17
Jun

PRESS RELEASE – Proclamation of the Kingdom of Morocco as an Associate Member Country of SEAMEO

The SEAMEO Council has approved and proclaimed the Kingdom of Morocco as an Associate Member Country of the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMEO) at the first virtual 51st SEAMEO Council Conference, hosted by the Ministry of Education of Singapore on 17 June 2021. The Kingdom of Morocco, through its representative, Morocco’s Ambassador to Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, and Myanmar,

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16
Jun

PRESS RELEASE: Singapore hosts the first virtual 51st SEAMEO Council Conference 2021

The Ministry of Education, Singapore in cooperation with the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMEO) Secretariat will convene the first virtual 51st SEAMEO Council Conference (51st SEAMEC) on 17 June 2021. The virtual conference shall be attended by more than 200 participants comprising of the Ministers of Education, heads of delegation, and senior education officials from 11 SEAMEO Member

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28
Apr

The SEAMEO Congress 2021

The SEAMEO Congress 2021 for Education, Science and Culture in Southeast Asia, hosted by Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMEO) and the Ministry of Education of Thailand gathered regional and global leaders and experts virtually on April 28-29, 2021. The Congress with the theme “Transforming Southeast Asian Education, Science and Culture in the Digital Age” featured diverse topics that

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13
Apr

Webinar Series on Teaching Methodology for English Teachers in Vietnam titled “Reflecting on Teaching by Thinking, Practicing, and Doing”

On April 13, 2021, SEAMEO RETRAC, in partnership with Regional English Language Office (RELO), US Embassy in Hanoi, held the Opening Ceremony of the webinar series on teaching methodology for English teachers in Vietnam titled “Reflecting on Teaching by Thinking, Practicing, and Doing”. The series of webinars aims to provide 100 English teachers from many provinces in the South of

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17
Mar

SEAMEO and BCCIE Partnership Event

SEAMEO Secretariat, in collaboration with the British Columbia Council for International Education (BCCIE), Canada hosted a partnership event on March 17-18, 2021 to introduce SEAMEO and its regional centers to the international education sectors in British Columbia (BC) including K-12, post-secondary, and language institutions. The objective of this event was to provide an initial platform to explore international partnerships and

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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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