The 48th SEAMEO Council Conference

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The Director of SEAMEO QITEP in Science Prof. Triyanta along with the Deputy Director for Administration, Dr. Maman Wijaya and Head of Programme and Training Division, Mr. Reza Setiawan participated at the 48th SEAMEO Council Conference in Thailand. The conference was held from 6 to 9 May 2015 with more than 200 participants from 22 countries attended, comprising education ministers, high-level government education officials, and representatives from international organizations – from the eleven SEAMEO Member States, Associate Members, Affiliate Members, Regional Centres and development partners.
This summit of the education ministers and high-level education officials was aimed at fostering stronger cooperation on education among Southeast Asian countries and beyond. High on the agenda of the 48th SEAMEO Council Conference were discussions on ongoing activities of the post-2015 development and education agenda in Southeast Asia and the celebration of 50th Anniversary of SEAMEO. An important highlight of the conference was a policy forum on the theme “Digital Learning for Creating Future Global Citizens” which is espoused by Thailand as the host country.