As the Centre of Open and Distance Learning (ODL) in the region, SEAMEO SEAMOLEC has the responsibility to promote and to build the capacity of educational institutions and practitioners to implement ODL. SEAMEO SEAMOLEC carries out its assigned tasks, among others, through training and workshop activities. Aside from its core training, which deal with implementation of ODL, SEAMEO SEAMOLEC also offers training based-on community needs.
Focusing on three major thrusts: ICT for Instruction (Basic, Intermediate and Advance level), Self-Learning Materials Development, and Issues and Trends in ODL, SEAMEO SEAMOLEC's training programme has been well-received, among others by Directorate General of Higher Education, Ministries of Education in the region, private as well as public university in Indonesia and in the region.
Some of the most significant courses are in the following areas: