Nine steps to reverse education disruption in Southeast Asia
London, 7 June 2022 – Today, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Secretariat and Cambridge Partnership for Education (Cambridge) reveal nine recommendations to tackle the biggest problems in education in Southeast Asia. The Cambridge-ASEAN policy brief is being launched at an event hosted by British Expertise International in partnership with the Ministry of Education and Training Viet Nam, represented by the Viet Nam Embassy in London.
Megan Thomas, PR & Communications Manager, Cambridge Partnership for Education (email@example.com)
Cambridge Partnership for Education
Part of the University of Cambridge Cambridge Partnership for Education works with governments, ministries of education and international development organisations to improve the quality of education systems. The Partnership combines expertise from Cambridge University Press & Assessment to work on education from every angle – from systems analysis and policy recommendations to curriculum to teacher training. They seek to co-design evidence-based solutions with partners which effect sustainable change, supporting learners around the world to reach their goals and find their place in a modern, inclusive society. cambridge.org/partnership
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN, was established on 8 August 1967 in Bangkok, Thailand, with the signing of the ASEAN Declaration (Bangkok Declaration) by the Founding Fathers of ASEAN, namely Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore and Thailand.
Brunei Darussalam then joined on 7 January 1984, Viet Nam on 28 July 1995, Lao PDR and Myanmar on 23 July 1997, and Cambodia on 30 April 1999, making up what is today the ten Member States of ASEAN. One of the aims set out in the ASEAN Declaration is to accelerate the economic growth, social progress and cultural development in the region.
British Expertise International
British Expertise International is a unique business development organisation dedicated to supporting their members to explore, assess and win business opportunities globally in all forms of infrastructure, capacity building and international development. BEI’s particular focus is the dynamic and growing markets of Asia, the Middle East, Africa, Latin America and Southeast Europe.
BEI members range from some of the UK’s largest companies, to some of the smallest. They work across a range of sectors from infrastructure to education, health and international development, but all share a common goal of exporting the best of UK expertise in professional services.
Within the membership of BEI there are a number of organisations who provide education services. These members are part of the BEI Education Working Group, which aims to incubate collaborative approaches and facilitate information sharing.
They offer a wide range of expertise, knowledge and products designed to bring the best of UK-based expertise in teaching and learning, support services, content creation, consultancy, training and capacity building to the international market.