7th Evaluation Meeting of SEA Teacher Project was held in Ballroom Grand Alora Hotel, Alor Setar, Kedah, Malaysia on March, 28 – 29 , 2019. Letter of Agreement for 8th batch has been signing by the coordinators of all participating institutions, including Lambung Mangkurat University (ULM).
The SEA Teacher Project or the “Pre-Service Student Teacher Exchange in Southeast Asia” is a project that aims to provide opportunity for pre-service student teachers from universities in Southeast Asia to have teaching experiences (practicum) in schools in other countries in Southeast Asia.
Based on the SEAMEO seven priority areas for the eleven SEAMEO Member countries to work together to improve the quality of education in Southeast Asia, “Revitalizing Teacher Education” is one of the priority areas in building and strengthening capacity of teachers in the region.
The exchange is preferably for 4th year students whose major are in math, science, English and pre-school. The duration is for one month and based on the mechanism of cost sharing basis. Students’ roles and responsibilities are assigned weekly during the one month period (observe, assist in teaching, teach and reflect). Moreover, the host universities will provide mentors to supervise and monitor the students throughout the practicum period.
For this 8th batch will be held on from 1st August – 30th September 2019. ULM plans to send 15 students and receive also 15 students for the 8th Batch Pre Service Students Teacher 2019. This is one of the great number of sending and receiving since participated at this program from the 2nd batch. (IO – ULM)