Regional Seminar on Teacher Education 2013

25 Dec 2015

The National Institute of Education, Singapore, hosted the 21st Governing Board Meeting of the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organisation – Regional Centre for Higher Education and Development (SEAMEO-RIHED) on 27 and 28 September 2013. NIE also hosted the 9th Back to Back Regional Seminar on Teacher Education on 28 September 2013.
SEAMEO is a regional intergovernmental organisation established in 1965 by the governments of Southeast Asian countries. Hosted by the Government of Thailand, SEAMEO-RIHED plays an important role in facilitating discussions, professional trainings, research, information dissemination, development and quality assurance within the higher education sector. Read more

The Governing Board Meeting was planned back-to-back with the WERA-IRN Teacher Education symposium. At the 9th SEAMEO-RIHED Regional Seminar on Teacher Education on 28 September 2013, the WERA-IRN speakers were panel members on the plenary session on teacher education. The panel, chaired by Prof Tan Oon Seng, commented on the SEAMEO-RIHED countries’ reports on teacher education and shared their insights on teacher education. The event concluded with strengthened relationships between the countries and new learning for both SEAMEO-RIHED representatives and the WERA-IRN symposium speakers.

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