SEAMEO has 21 specialist institutions that undertake training and research programs in various fields of education, science, and culture. Each Regional Centre has a Governing Board composed of senior education officials from each SEAMEO Member Country. The Governing Board reviews the Centres’ operations and budget and sets their policies and programmes.

SEAMEO Regional Center for Food and Nutrition (RECFON), Indonesia Regional Centre for Higher Education and Development (RIHED), Thailand TROPMED Regional Centre for Tropical Medicine (TROPMED), Thailand SEAMEO Secretariat, Thailand Regional Centre for History and Tradition (CHAT), Myanmar Regional Training Centre (RETRAC), Vietnam TROPMED Regional Centre for Public Health (TROPMED), Philippines Regional Centre for Vocational and Technical Education and Training (VOCTECH), Brunei Darussalam Regional Centre for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA), Philippines Regional Centre for Educational Innovation and Technology (INNOTECH), Philippines Regional Open Learning Centre (SEAMEOLEC), Indonesia Regional Centre for Tropical Biology (BIOTROP), Indonesia TROPMED Regional Centre for Microbiology, Parasitology and Entomology (TROPMED), Malaysia Regional Centre for Education in Science and Mathematics (RECSAM), Malaysia Regional for Archaeology and Fine Arts (SPAFA), Thailand SEAMEO Regional Centre for Quality Improvement of Teachers and Education Personnel(QITEP) in Mathematics, Indonesia SEAMEO Regional Centre for Quality Improvement of Teachers and Education Personnel(QITEP)in Language, Indonesia SEAMEO Regional Centre for Quality Improvement of Teachers and Education Personnel(QITEP) in Science, Indonesia Regional Language Centre (RELC), Singapore

SEAMEO BIOTROP

SEAMEO Regional Centre for Tropical Biology
( Approval of Establishment - 1968 )

Located in Bogor, Indonesia, the main activities of the SEAMEO BIOTROP focus on Forest, Pest and Aquatic Biology. It assists SEAMEO Member Countries in developing the expertise to identify, prioritise, analyse and recommend solutions or alternative approaches to critical biological problems in the region, especially those related to sustainable development of tropical ecosystems.
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SEAMEO QITEP in Language

SEAMEO Regional Centre for Quality Improvement of Teachers and Education Personnel (QITEP) in Language
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( Approval of Establishment - 2009 )

Hosted by the Ministry of National Education Indonesia, the SEAMEO QITEP for Language offers courses and training programmes for educators and teachers development. Located in Jakarta, the centre promotes programmes and activities in improving the quality of teachers & education personnel in the areas of Language.
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SEAMEO QITEP in Mathematics

SEAMEO Regional Centre for Quality Improvement of Teachers and Education Personnel(QITEP) in Mathematics
( Approval of Establishment - 2009 )

Hosted by the Ministry of National Education Indonesia, the SEAMEO QITEP for Mathematics offers courses and training programmes for educators and teachers development. Located in Yogyakarta, the centre promotes programmes and activities in improving the quality of teachers & education personnel in the areas of Mathematics.
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SEAMEO QITEP in Science

SEAMEO Regional Centre for Quality Improvement of Teachers and Education Personnel (QITEP) in Science
( Approval of Establishment - 2009 )

Hosted by the Ministry of National Education Indonesia, the SEAMEO QITEP for Science offers courses and training programmes for educators and teachers development. Located in Bandung, the centre promotes programmes and activities in improving the quality of teachers & education personnel in the areas of Science.
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SEAMEO RELC

SEAMEO Regional Language Centre
( Approval of Establishment - 1968 )

Located in Singapore , the SEAMEO RELC provides SEAMEO Member Countries with expertise, training facilities and training programmes to upgrade the skills of language specialists and educators. Programmes focus on knowledge and pedagogic disciplines of language teaching and learning.
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SEAMEO SPAFA

SEAMEO Regional Centre for Archaeology and Fine Arts
( Approval of Establishment - 1978 )

Hosted by the Government of Thailand, the SEAMEO SPAFA cultivates awareness and appreciation of cultural heritage; promotes and enriches archaeological and cultural activities in the region; and furthers professional competence in the fields of archaeology and fine arts to advance mutual knowledge and understanding among SEAMEO Member Countries.
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SEAMEO TROPMED Network

SEAMEO Tropical Medicine and Public Health Network
( Approval of Establishment - 1966 )

SEAMEO TROPMED Network is a regional cooperation network established in 1966 for education, training and research in tropical medicine and public health under the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education. The Network serves as a focal point in higher education and research in tropical medicine and public health. SEAMEO TROPMED Network has three sub-regional centres in Malaysia, the Philippines and Thailand. The central office is located in Bangkok. The Network's overall role is to promote health and to prevent and control tropical diseases and public health problems.
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SEAMEO TROPMED Malaysia

SEAMEO TROPMED Regional Centre for Microbiology, Parasitology and Entomology
( Approval of Establishment - 1967 )

The SEAMEO TROPMED Malaysia, located at the Institute for Medical Research in Kuala Lumpur, conducts research for the prevention and control of diseases and provides specialised training, diagnostic, consultative and advisory services. It promotes health management as a collective responsibility of government, the private sector, non-government organisations, the community and individuals.
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SEAMEO TROPMED Philippines

SEAMEO TROPMED Regional Centre for Public Health, Hospital Administration, Environmental and Occupational Health
( Approval of Establishment -1967 )

The SEAMEO TROPMED Philippines, based in the College of Public Health of the University of the Philippines in Manila, conducts research and training in the fields of public health, rural medicine, hospital administration, environmental and occupational health, health policy and management.
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SEAMEO TROPMED Thailand

SEAMEO TROPMED Regional Centre for Tropical Medicine
( Approval of Establishment -1967 )

The SEAMEO TROPMED Thailand, hosted by the Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, offers training on endemic tropical diseases, parasitology, community and preventive medicine. It also conducts researches on alternative control measures of diseases and the promotion of healthy lifestyles, including trials of new chemotherapeutic compounds and new vaccines. It provides clinical care to patients suffering from tropical diseases.
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SEAMEO VOCTECH

SEAMEO Regional Centre for Vocational and Technical Education and Training
( Approval of Establishment - 1990 )

Hosted by Brunei Darussalam, the SEAMEO VOCTECH is designed to improve the management of vocational and technical education and training (VTET) in SEAMEO Member Countries. The Centre strives to develop and deliver relevant programmes in VTET to meet the local, national and regional needs in socio-economic, industrial, business and labour markets.
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