who are we
SEAMEO Regional Center that concern in Science Teacher and Education personnel’s Training
To provide relevant and quality programs in professional development for science teachers and education personnel through capacity building, research and development, resource sharing, and collaboration.
To be the Centre of excellence in professional development of teachers and education personnel in science towards sustainable development in Southeast Asia.
At the SEAMEO High Officials Meeting on 21 November 2007, the Government of Indonesia’s proposal to establish SEAMEO Centres for QITEP in Science, Mathematics, and Language was approved. Then, the 43rd SEAMEO Council Conference on 13 March 2008 agreed the establishment of the three new SEAMEO QITEPs.
At the SEAMEO High Officials Meeting conducted from 19-21 January 2009, almost all SEAMEO Member Countries supported the establishment of the three SEAMEO Centres. Finally, at the 44th SEAMEO Council Conference conducted from 5 – 9 April 2009, the President of SEAMEO Council approved the SEAMEO Regional Centre for QITEP in Science as a new regional SEAMEO Centre.
The Centre was then officially launched by President of the SEAMEO Council and Thai Minister of Education, Mr Jurin Lhaksanawisit, on 13 July 2009.
Professionalism means that every staff performs their job corresponding to their skills and special abilities and using intellectual-based techniques and procedures. Every staff is required to have high integrity, capabilities, discipline, qualified skills and knowledge to implement the Centre’s vision and missions.
All the staff members are part of a big family that has the same vision, mission, and goals. Each staff member should be able to support, cooperate and bring mutual benefit to each other in order to achieve the Centre’s vision and mission. The staff members should put as priority the principle of togetherness.
All staff are expected to give an optimum work performance through adopting an effective and efficient work system.
The Centre’s staff should possess and develop the ability to predict and respond to the changes, and generate new ideas
Centre’s staff should possess the eagerness to improve and enhance their knowledge, skills, and attitude throughout their life.