Southeast Asia education forum targets sustainable development

Education experts from 20 countries in Southeast Asia and around the world have gathered in Bangkok for the International Congress on Education for the 21st Century. The two-day event started on May 3 at the Berkeley Hotel Pratunam. Hosted by Thailand’s Education Ministry and the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organisation (Seameo), the congress is a platform for leaders and experts in the education field to share their ideas, experiences and practices in implementing the post-2015 Seameo education agenda. The theme of “Making a Difference: Shaping a new learning paradigm for a sustainable Southeast Asia” aims to pave the way for more inclusive and innovative learning paradigms and education policies to reach global standards.

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