Upcoming events

Administering the Vietnamese Standardized Test of English Proficiency for English Language Teachers at SEAMEO RETRAC on March 16-17, 2017
International Conference on Education “Leadership and Management in Higher Education: Challenges, Opportunities and Ways Forward”, July 27-28, 2017
International Conference on TESOL “ELT in the 21st Century: Challenges & Opportunities”, August 10-11, 2017
Meeting with teachers of EIC Program, March 20, 2017
Trainer-Training Workshop on Soft Skills Teaching - Module 2, March 28th-31st, 2017
Training Workshop on ICT Applications in Teaching and Learning, March 28th-30th, 2017

Modular Training

Trainer – Training Workshop on Soft Skills

Recent events

International Conference on TESOL “Innovations in English Language Teaching and Learning”, August 11-13, 2016
International conference on “Towards excellence in leadership and management in higher education”, July 28-29, 2016
SEAMEO RETRAC Summer Fun, June 13 to July 22, 2016
SEAMEO College - Module 3: Education Leaders Innovation Forum in Vung Tau City, March 02-04, 2016
Communicative English & Life Skills for Young Learners
6th International Conference on TESOL "Responding to Challenges of Teaching English for Communication", August 13-15, 2015

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Through the pursuit of excellence and the development of expertise, SEAMEO RETRAC aims to become a leading regional center in the field of educational leadership and management, serving all SEAMEO Member Countries and enhancing international cooperation and partnership.


To assist SEAMEO Member Countries to identify and address issues of educational leadership and management by providing such services as research, training, consultancy, information dissemination, community service, networking and partnership.


SEAMEO RETRAC’s 17th Governing Board Meeting
5th Annual International Conference on TESOL: "New Trends in English Teaching and Learning"
International Conference on “Leadership and Management in Higher Education for Sustainable Development”
SEAMEO College – Module 3: Forum on “Innovations in Education: Innovative Approaches to Student Learning and Development in Southeast Asia Region”
International Training Course in Excellence in Leadership and Management in Higher Education

Message from SEAMEO RETRAC Board of Directors

Warmest greetings from SEAMEO RETRAC Board of Directors!

Vietnam, re-admitted as a SEAMEO Member Country on February 10, 1992, by the SEAMEO Council, hosts the SEAMEO Regional Training Center (SEAMEO RETRAC) in Ho Chi Minh City. SEAMEO RETRAC started its very first operations in October, 1996. Since its founding, the Center has experienced its share of successes as well as difficulties and lessons. It has, however, in the end, seen the development of a full-fledged regional center with all the responsibilities, opportunities as well as challenges in the wake of globalization and internationalization.


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