SEAMEO QITEP in Science is an institution established on 13 July 2009 as the result of 44th SEAMEO Council Conference in Phuket, Thailand. Referring to the 2nd FYDP, the focal point of the vision and mission of the institution is “to be recognized as a regional Centre for excellence in improving the competence of science teachers and education personnel in Southeast Asia and beyond; as well as a reputable research and development institution in the region.”
Since 2015, SEAQIS encourages educator and educational personnel to conduct research activities through SEAQIS Research Grants (SRG). This research activity is focused on educational research which implements the Inquiry-Based Science learning in accordance to the main activity/niche from SEAQIS which is stated on 3nd Five Years Development Programme 2020/2021 – 2024/2025. On 2020, SEAQIS implemented its flagship program, which is SEAQIS Research Grants 2020 as an effort to encourage the research practice among teachers. Through the funding by The Ministry of Education and Culture of the Republic of Indonesia (Kemdikbud RI) at 2020, SEAQIS invites Science teachers to participate conducting research which related to the STEM learning. The theme of the research grant for SEAQIS Research Grants (SRG) 2020 is “Innovation in Science Teaching and Learning in the Era of Industrial Revolution 4.0 and Society 5.0.”
This SEAQIS Research Grants 2020 activity will be given to Primary to Secondary (grade 1-12) teachers. This activity is expected to give motivation for teachers to continuously conducting research, as an effort of learning improvement process to produce students who are ready to compete globally. Through this Research Grant’s activity, teachers can conduct the Continuing Professional Development which is very useful for the improvement of teachers’ career.
The purposes of the SEAQIS Research Grants 2020 program are:
The benefits of SEAQIS Research Grants 2020 include:
The targets of the prospective recipients of SEAQIS Research Grants 2020 are the 40
selected teachers from Southeast Asia countries.