38TH SEAMEO HIGH OFFICIALS MEETING CONVENEDTHE AGENDA REFLECTS COMMITMENT TO THE SEAMEO 7 PRIORITY AREAS AND THE GROWING COLLABORATION WITHIN SEAMEO AND ALSO WITH VARIOUS PARTNERS
SEAMEO high-level education officials met from 30 November to 1 December 2015 at the Dusit Thani Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand for the 38th SEAMEO High Officials Meeting which discussed, among others, the initiatives in implementation of SEAMEO 7 Priority Areas, identified by a ministerial meeting of the SEAMEO Council in September 2014 in Lao PDR . The SEAMEO High Officials Meeting expressed support to the implementation of the SEA-TVET, the SEA-Digital Class Programme, and the SEAMEO Mangrove Conservation Education. The meeting also took note and supported the establishment of a SEAMEO STAR village in Indonesia and a SEAMEO Smart City, also in Indonesia for the initial stage.
HE General Dapong Ratanasuwan, Minister of Education of Thailand, presided over the Opening Ceremony, and Assoc Professor Kamjon Tatiyakavee, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education of Thailand chaired the meeting.