SEAMEO RECSAM stands for Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization-Regional Centre for Education in Science and Mathematics. Established by SEAMEO in May 1967, RECSAM is committed to nurture and enhance the quality of science, mathematics and technology education in the SEAMEO Member Countries of Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.
RECSAM shares the vast expanse of the campus grounds with the
Institute Perguruan Persekutuan Pulau Pinang (Malaysian Teachers’
Institute) in Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah, Gelugor, fringing the city limits of Georgetown, which is the metropolitan capital of the State of Penang. The island state is located in the northwestern part of Peninsular Malaysia.