The SEA Teacher Project or the “Pre-Service Student Teacher Exchange in Southeast Asia” is a
project that aims to provide opportunity for pre-service student teachers from universities in
Southeast Asia to have teaching experiences (practicum) in schools in other countries in
Southeast Asia.
Based on the SEAMEO seven priority areas for the eleven SEAMEO Member countries to work
together to improve the quality of education in Southeast Asia, “Revitalizing Teacher
Education” is one of the priority areas in building and strengthening capacity of teachers in the
  The exchange is preferably for 4th year students whose major are in math, science, English and
pre-school. The duration is for one month and based on the mechanism of cost sharing basis.
Students’ roles and responsibilities are assigned weekly during the one month period (observe,
assist in teaching, teach and reflect). Moreover, the host universities will provide mentors to
supervise and monitor the students throughout the practicum period.