UNU-IAS is supporting the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMEO) Congress in Bangkok, which will explore new avenues for managing the diverse changes in education, science and culture and enhance regional understanding and cooperation among educators and different stakeholders in Southeast Asia and beyond. The Congress, on the topic Southeast Asia in Transition: Re-Thinking Education, Science and Culture for Regional Integration, will be held on 21–22 October 2014, at the Imperial Queen’s Park Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand.
The SEAMEO Secretariat has issued a call for papers from educators, researchers, scholars, university professors, practitioners and teachers. Contributions should focus on the themes of (i) re-shaping education to bridge skills gap; (ii) prospects and possibilities for enhancing science and technology education; and (iii) cultural knowledge and education for regional integration and development. The deadline for submissions is 31 May 2014.
For further details on the SEAMEO Congress and the call for papers, please visit the event website.