INNOTECH HOLDS FORUM ON SECONDARY EDUCATION REFORM
Eighteen ministry delegates and school principals from different SEAMEO member countries visited SEAMEO INNOTECH for the Fourth Regional Education Forum held last October 23 to 25, 2012. With the theme “Secondary Education Curriculum Reform in Southeast Asia: Issues, Trends and Future Directions,” the forum served as a platform for constructive dialogue among the delegates to discuss, consult and assess the state of secondary education in the region.
Forum discussions covered topics such as secondary education policies and strategies of SEAMEO member countries, as well as reforms and innovations that address the needs of the 21st century economy. The forum aimed to improve collaborations and joint efforts among the ministries of education of member countries.
Activities during the forum included panel discussions, open dialogues, plenary sharing, open discussions and workshops. The delegates also reviewed and updated the Competency Framework for Southeast Asian School Heads. Through these activities, the delegates were able to share and exchange their views and experiences in meeting the challenges of reforming secondary education in the region.