Building the Bridge: How we can better support the learning and well-being of our children as they move to re-engage in Education

Greetings from SEAMEO SEN !!

The second of the Nisai Education Trust series of webinars is going to be broadcast at 1300 UK time on 8th July 2020. The webinar is the second in NET’s sequence examining issues in education for children with additional needs during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The webinar will be an opportunity to explore in greater depth how we can better support the learning and well-being of our children as they move to re-engage in education, but in a much altered context.

The panel will be:

  • Professor Barry Carpenter CBE, Chair in Mental Health in Education at Oxford Brookes
  • Professor Todd Cunningham, University of Toronto
  • Margaret Rooms MBE, for Service to Education
  • and the event will be hosted by Trystan Williams, Executive Lead of Venturer’s Trust.

To register for the webinar, kinda refer here:

SEAMEO QITEP in Science Webinar Series 2020

Greetings from SEAMEO SEN!!

SEAMEO QITEP in Science will organize Webinar on Science Teaching-Learning Innovation in the New Normal: Lesson Learnt from Southeast Asian Countries on 24 June and 08 July 2020. This activity is intended to enhance the knowledge of science teachers and education personnel in Southeast Asia on the implementation of science teaching and learning in the new normal as one of efforts to overcome challenges faced in conducting science teaching and learning activities during COVID-19 pandemic.

The participants are required to register through the following link There will be 250 participants, which will be selected based on first-come, first-serve basis. The selected participants will be able to join the webinar through Google Meet. The Google Meet link will be sent to selected participants by email. There will be YouTube live streaming of the webinar to reach larger participants.

2020 SEAMEO-Japan Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) Award

Greetings from SEAMEO SEN,

The Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMEO) and the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan (MEXT) in cooperation with UNESCO Asia and Pacific Regional Bureau for Education are pleased to announce the 2020 SEAMEO-Japan Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) Award, with the theme “Addressing Plastic Problems for Transforming Communities.”

The objectives of the SEAMEO-Japan ESD Award are:

1. To raise awareness of ESD in schools and communities across Southeast Asia;
2. To promote ESD best practices in schools and communities across Southeast Asia;
3. To share and exchange knowledge and best practices on ESD in schools across Southeast Asia and Japan;
4. To encourage networking among schools and communities which implement ESD practices in Southeast Asian countries and Japan; and
5. To support the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) of United Nations.

We would like to invite all public and private schools as well as vocational and technical schools (certificate level) in 11 SEAMEO Member Countries to participate by submitting the information about their respective school’s activities/programmes relating to the theme. The last day for submission of entries is on 14 August 2020.

For futher information of the award and guidelines for submission of entries, kindly refer or email here.

Thank you.

Call for the Nomination on The World Food Prize Laureate 2021

Greetings from SEAMEO SEN.

The World Food Prize is the foremost international award recognizing the accomplishments of individuals who have advanced human development by improving the quality, quantity, or availability of food in the world.

The World Food Prize is a $250,000 award formally presented at the Laureate Award Ceremony in mid-October, on or around World Food Day, in conjunction with the Borlaug Dialogue international symposium and currently open for the application. 
Alternatively, you may get the details of nomination process by participating in one of the webinars below.

March 30th at 07:00 CDT (Des Moines, Iowa) Click here to view your time zone.
March 30th at 10:00 CDT (Des Moines, Iowa) Click here to view your time zone.
To register for the webinar, please visit: 

For futher information, kindly visit or contact Ms Fabiola Clemente, Junior Associate, Marchmont Communications, at her email

With warmest regards.

ASEAN – US Science Prize for Women 2020

Greetings from SEAMEO SEN.

Having preventive healthcare measures and facilities may provide many benefits for the people but that will require thorough education on how they work so that the public can take advantage of their existence. People must therefore be educated about preventive healthcare, basic understanding on various illnesses and their symptoms and what it takes to maintain good health.

The 2020 ASEAN-U.S. Science Prize for Women will focus on preventive healthcare in general and will emphasize how preventive healthcare can bring about positive outcomes for ASEAN. The prize seeks female applicants who are engaged in research or are promoting activities related to the preventive healthcare in the region and who are role models for other women working in and pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields. This competition is currently Open for Application until 31 January 2020 and extended until 14 February 2020.  

For futher information, kindly contact Mr Muhammad Shidiq, Programme Manager for Science, Technology and Innovation at or directly contact Phone: +62-21-722-5221 ext 731.

Further information about the Prize can be accessed to the links below:

Thank you.