Batas waktu: 15 September 2013
Terbuka untuk: warga negara ASEAN, umur minimal 18 tahun.
Award: AUD$10.000, roundtrip ticket to Thiland untuk menghadiri the 36th SEAMEO High Officials’ Meeting in November 2013.
Catatan: berupa hibah untuk project proposal dalam bidang pendidikan.

Description

In keeping with the aim of promoting beneficial education cooperation between the peoples of Southeast Asia and Australia, the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMEO) and the Government of Australia launch the First SEAMEO-Australia Education Links Award (2013). The SEAMEO-Australia Education Links Award gives recognition and financial assistance to projects
or proposals that demonstrate education cooperation between Australia and Southeast Asia to bring about a better quality of life through positive relations, education advancement, cultural harmony, innovation, and research.
The objectives of the SEAMEO-Australia Education Links Award are:
1. Showcase education, training and research cooperation activities and the value these have in fostering stronger people-to-people and institutional links;
2. Provide the opportunity for sharing and learning of new ideas on education cooperation; and
3. Promote the development of effective education partnerships between countries, organizations, and communities.

Awards:
An entry for the contest must be either:

1. An existing project on education cooperation between Australia and Southeast Asia or a country in Southeast Asia; or
2. A proposal on education cooperation between Australia and Southeast Asia or a country in Southeast Asia, or within Southeast Asia, that could later be implemented in the Southeast Asian context, possibly in cooperation with SEAMEO
A winning project or proposal is:
1. Innovative and demonstrates development and/or implementation of an idea, a tool, a model or initiative that helps improve education cooperation between Australia and Southeast Asia or within Southeast Asia.
2. Effective and highlights the positive results of education cooperation between Australia and Southeast Asia such as:
• transfer of new ideas between countries;
• expansion of educational opportunities;
• improvement of education quality;
• formation of long-term people-to-people links;
• promotion of mutual understanding;
3. Dynamic and involves various individuals and sectors in the promotion of cooperation in education between Australia and Southeast Asia
Examples of eligible entries
Entries could present examples of education-related initiatives (either ongoing or proposed) which are implemented or to be implemented in Southeast Asia and with participation of a country or countries in Southeast Asia and Australia. Entries could be (but not limited to) the following:
• capacity development for teachers
• support for development of curriculum and educational materials
• research consortium
• advocacy and networking
• media collaboration
• community-based development work
Initiatives and proposals should demonstrate the links created or to be created between a country or countries in Southeast Asia and Australia. Examples of these are cooperation in providing technical expertise, adopting/adapting noteworthy practices, technology transfer, and others. Proposals however should not be activities that might be more effectively supported through the Australian Government’s Australia Awards scholarships program such as scholarships and research in Australia. For proposals of this nature, please see http://www.australiaawards.gov.au/.

Who Can Apply?
1. The Award is open to any national (natural person or body corporate) of a SEAMEO Member Country. The SEAMEO Member Countries are Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Timor-Leste and Vietnam.
2. The applicant, where a natural person, must be at least 18 years old.
3. Members of the SEAMEO Secretariat, the SEAMEO Regional Centres and their employees and families are not qualified to apply for this Award.
4. By submitting an entry, the applicant gives SEAMEO and the Australian Government permission to use the information submitted including photos for publication purposes.

Who Can Apply?
1. The Award is open to any national (natural person or body corporate) of a SEAMEO Member Country. The SEAMEO Member Countries are Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Timor-Leste and Vietnam.
2. The applicant, where a natural person, must be at least 18 years old.
3. Members of the SEAMEO Secretariat, the SEAMEO Regional Centres and their employees and families are not qualified to apply for this Award.
4. By submitting an entry, the applicant gives SEAMEO and the Australian Government permission to use the information submitted including photos for publication purposes.

How Should I Apply?
1. Applicants must complete the application form. The form can be downloaded from the SEAMEO website http://www.seameo.org/seameo-australia-award
2. Applications can be made in hard copy or email.
a) Hard copy applications: Download and complete the Application Form and send by post with the required supporting documents to:
The SEAMEO-Australia Education Links Award 2013
SEAMEO Secretariat
Mom Luang Pin Malakul Centenary Building
920 Sukhumvit Road, Bangkok 10110, THAILAND
b) Email applications: Download and complete the Application Form and email to seameoaustralia-award@seameo.org. Attach in the email all required supporting documents.
3. Last day for submission of entries is on 15 September 2013.

Details of the Award
1. The winner will receive a grant worth AUD$10,000, which is expected to support activities in relation to the winning innovative idea or project.
2. The proposed use of the grant must be set out by the applicant in the application. Activities may include participation in conferences; delivery of training courses; academic exchange programs; cooperation between education institutions; internship program; expansion of an existing project; purchase of project-related materials and equipment; and other related activities. The winner will be expected to provide a report to SEAMEO, including information on how the grant money was used.
3. The winner will be awarded a Plaque of Recognition at the 36th SEAMEO High Officials’ Meeting in November 2013 in Thailand.
4. The winner will receive a round-trip economy air ticket from his/her home country to Thailand, including pre-determined accommodation and stipend to receive a plaque of recognition.
5. For a winning entry developed by a group or organization, only one representative will be invited to the Awarding Ceremony to receive a plaque of recognition.
6. The winner will be notified by the SEAMEO Secretariat and such notification will include information for the winner on the award ceremony and his/her attendance at the ceremony.
7. Each Contestant agrees that the Contest Rules and Regulations that govern this contest can be modified or amended without prior notice, by the Contest Organizers.

Timeline
1. Submission of entries: 15 December – 15 September 2013
2. Evaluation of entries: 16 – 30 September 2013
3. Announcement of results: 1 October 2013
4. Awarding: Last week of November 2013

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