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STOU discusses collaboration with SEAMES

22 August 2023 – Assoc. Prof. Dr. Manit Jumpa, Distinguished Member of the University Council, Acting President, together with Asst. Prof. Dr. Gan Chanyawudhiwan, Acting Vice-President for Academic Services, Cultural Preservation and International Affairs, and Mrs. Rattip Phukkeson, Acting Director of the Department of International Affairs paid a visit to SEAMEO Secretariat to extend their congratulations to the newly appointed Director and engage in discussions aimed at encouraging collaborative efforts between the two institutions.

The delegation from STOU was warmly received by Datuk Dr. Habibah Abdul Rahim, who recently assumed the position of Director at the SEAMEO Secretariat, together with Mr. John Arnold Sasi Siena, Deputy Director, Mr. Emiljohn Columna Sentillas, Policy and Planning Specialist, and Dr. Kamaleswaran Jayarajah, Research, Evaluation, and Assessment Specialist. During the cordial meeting, both parties expressed their enthusiasm for the potential collaborations.

The discussions revolved around the exploration of various collaboration avenues, including the organization of an upcoming international conference, the co-development of short courses, and the cooperative activities under the ICDE Global Advocacy Campaign. As the meeting concluded, both parties expressed their commitment to further discussions in the near future.