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SEA-TVET Teacher Exchange Programme 2020: 1st Batch: March - August


Posted on:
17.02.2020 by RECOTVET

Implementing Institutions:
SEAMEO

Year:
2020

Scale of Initiative:
Regional
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Description

What is the SEA-TVET Teacher Exchange Programme?

The 1st batch of the SEA-TVET Teacher Exchange Programme was agreed at the 6th SEAMEO Polytechnic Network Meeting on 17-18 October 2019 in Da Nang City, hosted by Duy Tan University, Vietnam. During the meeting, the Letter of Agreement of the 1st Batch of SEA-TVET Teacher Exchange Programme was signed by 58 institutions from 4 member countries, namely Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam.

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What are the Objectives?

The objectives of the SEA-TVET Teacher Exchange Programme are as follows:

  1. To provide professional development and cultivate the culture of sharing among TVET teachers in Southeast Asia.
  2. To create a sustainable collaboration and partnership among polytechnics and TVET colleges / institutions / universities in Southeast Asia.

What is the Implementation Process?

The agreement will be implemented in a reciprocal way.

The 1st batch of the SEA-TVET Teacher Exchange will be applied for teachers/lectures who are teaching in Certificate, Diploma, Higher Diploma and Bachelor level.

The specialisations of teachers/lectures will be as follows, but not limited to:

  • Mechatronics, Electronics, Electrical, Mechanical and Manufacturing
  • Informatics/ Computer Science
  • Agriculture and Food Technology
  • Hospitality and Tourism
  • Business
  • Multimedia, communication design
  • Health Science

The institutions will start the 1st batch of exchange for 14 - 21 days during March - August 2020.

Each participating institution should select the qualified teacher for at least 2 teachers with the same gender in equal number, but not more than 6 teachers to participate in the programme.

The online interview should be conducted by the Receiving Institutions to ensure the eligibility of teachers and clarify the expectation of participating teachers.

The activities during the exchange will be prepared by the Receiving Institution and agreed by the Sending Institution. The activities for the teacher exchange may include as follows, but not limited to:

  • Lecture
  • Industry Visit
  • Consultation on Research
  • Community Services

Participating Teachers should submit the reports to Receiving/Sending Institutions and SEAMEO at the end of exchange programme. The report consists of:

  • Initiative Proposal
  • Self-Evaluation Report
  • Overall Project Evaluation

Responsibilities of Participating Institutions

The Sending Institutions will be responsible for:

  • Selecting eligible teachers,
  • Coordinating with SEAMEO and partners for preparation,
  • Preparing travel arrangement for outbound teachers,
  • Conducting pre-departure orientation for outbound teachers,
  • Coordinating with Receiving Institutions for the arrangement of letter of acceptance, travel schedule, and travel preparation,
  • Ensuring the important travel documents which the outbound teachers must have: 1) valid passport, 2) International health insurance, 3) health certificate, and
  • Ensuring that the outbound teachers will submit the following 3 reports to SEAMEO at the end of the exchange programme: 1) Initiative Proposal, 2) Self-Evaluation Report, and 3) Overall Project Evaluation.

The Receiving Institutions will be responsible for:

  • Arranging the exchange programme according to the agreed period, including orientation, class observation, actual teaching, and cultural activities,
  • Coordinating with SEAMEO and partners for preparation,
  • Preparing accommodations for inbound teachers,
  • Preparing airport transfer for inbound teachers,
  • Coordinating with Sending Institutions for the arrangement of letter of acceptance, travel schedule, and travel preparation,
  • Ensuring the important travel documents which the inbound teachers must submit: 1) valid passport, 2) international health insurance, 3) health certificate, and
  • Ensuring that the participating teachers will submit the following reports to SEAMEO at the end of exchange programme: 1) Initiative Proposal, 2) Self-Evaluation Report, and 3) Overall Project Evaluation.

Who is responsible for the Budget?

  • Participating teachers shall be responsible for 1) passport fee, 2) pocket money, and 3) health check-up (Optional)
  • Sending institutions shall be responsible for 1) return airfare ticket, 2) international health and travel insurance, 4) daily allowance (optional).
  • Receiving institutions shall be responsible for 1) accommodation, 2) transportation for airport transfer, 3) extra activities required by Receiving Institutions for the inbound teachers to join.

Contact Details

Ms Piyapa S.

Project Officer

SEAMEO Secretariat

920 Sukhumvit Road, Klongteuy District, Bangkok, Thailand

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