SEAMEO at MLE5 Conference on MLE-MTB

SEAMEO Secretariat is one of the organising partners for the 5th International Conference on Language and Education: Sustainable Development through Education (MLE5) on 7-9 October 2016, in Bangkok, Thailand.

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Launching of Southeast Asia Primary Learning Metrics (SEA-PLM) in Vietnam and Orientation Meeting on SEA-PLM, 13-14 October 2016, Hanoi, Vietnam

The Launching of Southeast Asia primary Learning Metrics (SEA-PLM) and Orientation Meeting on SEA-PLM was held from 13 to 14 October 2016 in Hanoi, Vietnam. The event was attended by representatives from relevant departments of the Ministry of Education and Training (MOET), Vietnam such as Department of Education Testing and Accreditation (DETA), Department of Primary Education, Department of Teacher, Statistics Unit, Department of Planning and Finance, and relevant Provinces Education Offices, as well as SEAMEO Secretariat, UNICEF Country Office (CO) and UNICEF EAPRO. Centre of Educational Quality Evaluation (CEQE) of DETA, MOET Vietnam was the organizer of the event headed by the Director General of DETA and Director of CEQE of DETA.

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International Conference on Global Citizenship Education (GCED), 24-25 October 2016, Seoul, Korea

The Asia-Pacific Centre of Education for International Understanding (APCEIU) organised International Conference on Global Citizenship Education (GCED) from 24 to 25 October 2016 in Seoul, Korea and participated by representatives from the Government and private sectors, academia, civil societies, GCED specialized institutes, youth and the general public including SEAMEO Secretariat.

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SEA-TVET Workshop on Hospitality, Health Care (Nursing), and Creative Industry was held to discuss on curriculum harmonisation in Indonesia on 11-13 October 2016.

The Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization in collaboration with the Ministry of Education and Culture, the Republic of Indonesia organised a SEA-TVET Workshop on Hospitality, Creative Industry and Health Care from 11 to 13 October 2016 at the Hotel Horison Bekasi, Indonesia. The workshop was held under the theme “Strengthening Student Skills and Competencies on Hospitality, Creative Industry and Health Care in Indonesia and Southeast Asia”.

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39th SEAMEO High Officials Meeting (39th SEAMEO HOM)

The Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMEO) held the 39th SEAMEO High Officials Meeting from 15 to 17 November 2016 at Amari Watergate Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand that brought together education vice ministers, permanent secretaries, director generals and other high-level education officials of the SEAMEO Member Countries to discuss important issues on education based on SEAMEO’s 7 Priority Areas: (1) Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE); (2) Addressing barriers to inclusion; (3) Resiliency in the face of emergencies; (4) Promoting Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET); (5) Revitalizing Teacher Education; (6) Promoting harmonization in Higher Education and Research; and (7) Adopting a 21st Century Curriculum.

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SEA-TVET Workshop on Integrating Digital Learning and Entrepreneurship in Hospitality and Tourism

The SEAMEO Secretariat in collaboration with the SEAMEO Regional Open Learning Education Centre (SEAMEO SEAMOLEC) and the Technical and Vocational High School Malang (SMKN 2 Malang) organised a SEA-TVET Workshop on Integrating Entrepreneurship and Digital Learning in Hospitality and Tourism on 14 – 15 December 2016 at SMKN 2 Malang, Malang, Indonesia.

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70 Teachers and Students of Southeast Asian Countries Joined Future Farmers in Thailand on 30 January -4 February 2017 in Uthaithani

The Office of the Vocational Education Commission (OVEC), Ministry of Education- Thailand organised the 38th National Academic Meeting for Future Farmers Organization of Thailand under the Patronage of Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn on 30 January - 4 February 2016 at the Uthaithani College of Agriculture and Technology in Uthaithani province, Thailand. 

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Southeast Asian Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) Development Workshop December 13-14, 2016, Jakarta Indonesia

Globally, the Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) paved its way in 2012 when it penetrated the web in making educational content and lectures available to anyone at any time and any place. MOOCs have consequently provided ways for lifelong learning and MOOCs is an innovation that is here to stay, but education leaders need to determine how it can contribute to SEAMEO 7 Education Agenda towards the achievement of Sustainable Development Goal no 4 in terms of technology, pedagogy, content and knowledge.

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The 3rd Evaluation Meeting of Pre-Service Student Teacher Exchange in Southeast Asia 28-29 March 2017 at Cebu Grand Hotel, Cebu City, Philippines

The SEAMEO Secretariat in collaboration with University of San Jose - Recoletos (USJ-R) convened the 3rd Evaluation Meeting for Pre-Service Student Teacher Exchange in Southeast Asia (SEA-Teacher Project)’ on 28-29 March 2017 at Cebu Grand Hotel, Cebu City, Philippines. The meeting aims to review and evaluate the implementation of the 3rd batch of SEA-Teacher project and to discuss and plan for the 4th batch with more universities and more practicum subjects in August 2017.

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SEA-TVET Workshop for Curriculum Harmonisation and Internship: Indonesia-Thailand Collaboration was held at Phetchaburi Vocational College on 21-22 March 2017.

The Office of the Vocational Education Commission (OVEC) in collaboration with the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization organised a SEA-TVET Workshop on Indonesia-Thailand Collaboration on 21-22 March 2017 at the Phetchaburi Vocational College, Phetchaburi Province, Thailand.

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