SEAMEO Congress 2014


Call for abstracts

Key dates

Abstract submission deadline: 31 May 2014

About the SEAMEO Congress

The SEAMEO Congress on Education, Science and Culture 2014 is being held on 21 and 22 October 2014 in Bangkok, Thailand, with the theme 'Southeast Asia in transition: re-thinking education, science and culture for regional integration'. This conference is being organised by SEAMEO in collaboration with the British Council and the Institute for the Promotion of Teaching Science and Technology (IPST) Thailand. Attendees will include government organisations, education institutions, industry and business sector, and non-governmental organisations from the region and internationally.

The SEAMEO Congress aims to:

  • Draw from academic, industry and international experiences on realistic, implementable education and human resource development (HRD) policies and practices to bridge the skills gap in Southeast Asia.
  • Trigger further investigations on education policy and capacity-building issues relevant for integration and cooperation in Southeast Asia.
  • Give impetus for the establishment and renewing of cooperation among education institutions, industry and regional/international organizations in the advancement of human resource development in the region.

For more information on the conference, please visit the conference website.

Abstract Submission

Submission of abstracts of proposed paper is now open. We welcome the submission of papers that highlight perspectives from relevant local, national, regional, international or comparative research papers in the following sub-themes and tracks.


Sub-theme 1: Re-shaping education to bridge skills gap

Sub-theme 2: Prospects and possibilities for enhancing science and technology education

Sub-theme 3: Cultural knowledge and education for regional integration and development


Each sub-theme will cover the following tracks:

Track 1: Policies, reforms and innovations (PRI)

Track 2: Innovative teaching and learning strategies (ITLS)

Track 3: Cooperation, linkages and partnerships (CLP)

For full guidelines on how to submit an abstract, please refer to the Abstract submission guidelines pdf below. 

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