SEAMOLEC OFFICE. Over the years SEAMEO Regional Open Learning Centre (SEAMOLEC) and The Ministry of Education Youth an" />
SEAMOLEC OFFICE. Over the years SEAMEO Regional Open Learning Centre (SEAMOLEC) and The Ministry of Education Youth and Sport (MoEYS) of the Kingdom of Cambodia have maintained good relationship through various programmes and activities involving educational institutions in Indonesia and Cambodia. Ranging from double degree, joint programmes, credit transfer system, scholarship grant, trainings/workshop, international seminar, expert exchange, and many more.
On Tuesday, 26 February 2019 SEAMOLEC had an honour to receive three delegates from MoEYS Cambodia; Dr. Im Koch (Secretary of State, MoEYS), Mr Chea Cheat (Under Secretary of State, MoEYS), and Dr. Doung Vuth (SEAMEO TED Director), accompanied by SEAMEO Centre for Early Childhood Care Education and Parenting (CECCEP)’s Deputy Director for Programme, Mr. Ith Vuthy. They were all welcomed by SEAMOLEC Board of Directors and staffs in a warm meeting and office tour. In his welcoming remark SEAMOLEC Director, Dr. R Alpha Amirrachman gave preview of SEAMOLEC collaborative programmes which involved Cambodia over the past 5 years. He then proposed potential collaborations in the near future.
Dr. Im Koch on behalf of Cambodian delegates mentioned the objective of their visit to SEAMOLEC is to learn about the feasible model of open and distance learning along with the newest supporting technology, which should be applicable to education in his country. He emphasized the concern of Kingdom of Cambodia about the need to improve human resources to be able to compete in the revolution industry 4.0 through education sector. He believed that SEAMOLEC is an appropriate place to open greater access and opportunities to education for all students.
During the courtesy visit, the three delegates had the chance to visit SEAMOLEC Computer Lab to witness the projects exhibition of Internet of Things (IoT) developed by students of vocational schools under the guidance of SEAMOLEC, and also to examine the Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) products developed by the Centre. SEAMOLEC elaborated the digital contents for education and online training management, which are among SEAMOLEC’s flagship programmes nowadays.