Launched in 2013, the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) is the U.S. Department of State’s signature program to strengthen leadership development and networking in Southeast Asia. Through a variety of programs and engagements, YSEALI seeks to build the leadership capabilities of youth in the region, strengthen ties between the United States and Southeast Asia, and nurture an ASEAN community of leaders who work across borders to solve common issues.
Supported by the U.S. Department of State through the U.S. Embassy in Kuala Lumpur, the YSEALI Empowering Southeast Asian Educators Workshop is co-organized by The Asia Foundation and StartupMalaysia in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The workshop, which will be held August 19-23, 2019, will bring together 100 educators from across Southeast Asia to explore personalized learning approaches and strengthen the network of educators in the region.
Benefits of the workshop:
Participants will be exposed to personalized learning approaches and design thinking methodologies which will allow them to design, develop and implement solutions to overcome teaching challenges in their classrooms.
Participants will gain knowledge of personalized learning methodologies and project management tools through pre-workshop engagement, workshop presentations, discussions, as well as through cultural engagement.
Participants will engage in outreach activities that will give them an opportunity to try out some of their ideas.
Participants will receive mentoring and capacity development support.
Build a regional network of educators to continue exchanging ideas and best practices thereby strengthening the regional educator community.