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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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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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 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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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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