SEAMEO-Partner Series




 

The COVID-19 pandemic triggered a revolution in the way we live, work, and learn. Particularly, the COVID-19 has changed the educational landscape globally.
 
To learn the newest technological solutions and innovative strategies for improving teacher capacity, as well as developing future skills for students and teachers during the lockdown, the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organisation Secretariat (SEAMEO Secretariat) collaborates with the global education leaders and partners to organise the SEAMEO-Partner Series.

The SEAMEO-Partner Series addresses the need to have a platform where key players from education stakeholders and Industry can share initiatives, knowledge, and efforts to address education disruptions during the pandemic in Southeast Asia. The virtual series will be beneficial to school/TVET/university teachers and educational personnel. 

Specifically, the SEAMEO-Partner Series aims to:

  • Share the advanced knowledge/expertise and up-to-date solutions from the SEAMEO Partners that can contribute to institutional development, future skills development, and teacher capacity development.
  • Broaden the viewpoint in the technological disruptions arising during the COVID-19 crisis.
  • Provide opportunities for education leaders, teachers, and students to explore new technologies and innovative solutions. 

 

1. SEAMEO-NEW ZEALAND MASTER CLASS

Education Technology and Digital Security
30 September 2021 I 09.00-11.00 hrs (GMT+7, BKK Time)
Link to YouTube Live: https://link.seameo.org/MasterClass/20210930

 

Officially admitted as an Associate Member Country in 1973, New Zealand's cooperative relations with SEAMEO include scholarships and provision of experts for SEAMEO Regional Centres and Southeast Asian Countries.

To share the expertise and knowledge in education technology, the SEAMEO Secretariat in collaboration with the Education New Zealand (ENZ) will organise the first SEAMEO-New Zealand Master Class with the theme “Education Technology and Digital Security” on 30 September 2021 at 09.00-11.00 hrs (Bangkok Time).

 

a) Experts as Our Invited Speakers
b) Target Participants

The SEAMEO-New Zealand Master Class is offered for free and on first come, first serve basis.

The participants can include:

  • Teachers/ Lecturers from schools, TVET institutions, and universities
  • Educational Personal, Ministry Officials, Researchers and Practitioners
c) Pre-Registration
d) How to Join the Session
  • The SEAMEO-New Zealand Master Class will be broadcasted through the SEAMEO YouTube Channel. To attend the session, the participants can visit the following YouTube Link or scanning the session QR Code.

    SEAMEO-New Zealand Master Class,
    30 Sept 2021, 9.00-11.00 hrs (GMT+7,BKK Time)

    Link to YouTube Live
    https://link.seameo.org/MasterClass/20210930
e) e-Certificate of Participation
  • The e-Certificate of Participation will be provided to the participants who fill-up the “Certificate Validation Form” of which details will appear during the event.
  • The e-Certificate will be co-signed between the SEAMEO Secretariat Director, and Mr Ben Burrowes, Regional Director of Asia, Education New Zealand.
f) About Education New Zealand (ENZ)



Education New Zealand (ENZ) is New Zealand’s government agency for building international education. ENZ promotes New Zealand as a study destination and support the delivery of education services offshore.

 


 

2. SEAMEO-UNESCO-TTF-IITE Experts Forum and SEAMEO WTD e-Festival: Celebrating World Teachers’ Day 2021

Teachers at the Heart of Education Recovery
5 October 2021 I 10.00 12.00 hrs (GMT+7, BKK Time).
Link to YouTube Live: https://link.seameo.org/WTD/20211005

 


 

3. SEAMEO-QS Higher Education Forum

Using Performance Insight to Build World-Class Universities in Southeast Asia
14 October 2021 I 15.00-17.30 hrs (GMT+7, BKK Time)
Link to YouTube Live: https://link.seameo.org/QSHE

 

Under the SEAMEO-Partner Series, the SEAMEO Secretariat in collaboration with QS Quacquarelli Symonds, UK  will organise the SEAMEO-QS Higher Education Forum, with the theme ‘Using Performance Insight to Build World-Class Universities in Southeast Asia’ on 14 October 2021 at 15.00-17.30 hrs (Bangkok Time).

The purposes of the session are to provide an understanding of what constitutes a world-class university and to help universities across the region how they can better harness insights to understand their performance.

The session will highlight the QS World University Rankings methodology, reflect on the QS experience of evaluating the performance of universities around the world, and draw out insights into Southeast Asian universities’ performance across the last few years. It will also feature two speakers from top-ranked universities within Southeast Asian countries in sharing their success stories of becoming a world-class university.

 

a) Experts as Our Invited Speakers

The speakers of SEAMEO-QS Higher Education (HE) Forum include the following experts from QS and top-ranked universities in Southeast Asia:  

Agenda

Understanding the Impact of QS University Rankings on your University  

By Mr Ben Sowter
Senior Vice President
QS, UK 

“Using Performance Evaluation to Drive Your University’s Performance and Raise Its International Profile”

By Mr Leigh Kamolins
Head of Evaluation
QS, UK

“Sharing Experiences by Universiti Malaya, Malaysia”  

By Professor Dato' Ir Dr Mohd Hamdi Abd Shukor
Vice-Chancellor/President  
Universiti Malaya
Malaysia  

“Sharing Experiences by Nanyang Technological University, Singapore”  

By Nanyang Technological University (TBC)
Singapore

 

b) Participants

The SEAMEO-QS HE Forum is offered for free and on first come, first serve basis.

The participants shall include:

  • University Presidents, Vice Presidents, Deans, Directors
  • International Relations and Strategy & Planning Offices
  • Ministries of Education, and Higher of Education, and staff       
  • Lecturers/Teachers from TVET Institutions, and Universities.

It is expected that the Forum will be attended by approximately 500-1,000 participants via the SEAMEO Secretariat YouTube Live Channel.   

The e-Certificate of Participation will be provided to the participants who complete the “Certificate Validation Form” of which details will appear at the end of the event.

c) Pre-Registration
  • To participate in the session, the pre-registration is required thru the following link:  The deadline for registration is on 10 October 2021   
    https://link.seameo.org/QSHEreg

d) How to Join the Forum
  • The SEAMEO-QS HE Forum will be broadcasted through the SEAMEO YouTube Channel. To attend the session, the participants can visit the following YouTube Link or scanning the session QR Code.

    https://link.seameo.org/QSHE
e) About QS

QS Quacquarelli Symonds is the world’s leading provider of services, analytics, and insight to the global higher education sector, whose mission is to enable motivated people anywhere in the world to fulfil their potential through educational achievement, international mobility, and career development.

The QS World University Rankings portfolio, inaugurated in 2004, has grown to become the world’s most popular source of comparative data about university performance. Their flagship website, www.TopUniversities.com – the home of their rankings – was viewed 147 million times in 2020, and over 98,000 media clippings pertaining to, or mentioning, QS were published by media outlets across the world in 2020.