Friday, July 15, 2011

University of Asia and the Pacific 18th Anniversary Celebration

We've got an announcement and invitation from the University of Asia and the Pacific for the celebration of their 18th year of providing quality education. 

Here it is:

The School of Education and Human Development of University of Asia and the  Pacific is a private non- profit institution of higher learning. We will be celebrating our 18th year of existence on September 2011. We are planning to hold different activities that engage in the empowerment of educational system.

a.             Youth Lens:

The University of Asia and the Pacific (UA&P), through its School of Education and Human Development (SED), actively participates in the examination of social issues, especially those that impact directly on the youth.

The year 2011 marks the 10th year anniversary of the International Year of Volunteers (IYV+ 10). Various volunteering organizations across the globe celebrate this event by sharing their experiences and best practices regarding their perspective volunteering initiatives over the years. In the spirit of the IYV+10, the School of Education and Human Development, presents Youth Lens 2011 with the theme- YOUth make it Happen. Be the Solution.

We are pleased to invite your school (teachers and students alike) to attend the seminar- workshop. The forum will be held on September 21 and 22, 2011 at the Dizon Hall of University of Asia and the Pacific.

At the end of the 2 day conference, the participants are expected to:

a.     Explain the concept of volunteerism and its relevance to the young student leaders

b.   Demonstrate the skills needed by young volunteers (i.e. leadership development, strategic planning, project management, and resource development)

c.    Create an action plan for their school/ community addressing a particular problem, in relation to the attainment of the Millennium Development goals that can be solved by the students themselves through volunteering.

The seminar-workshop aims to invite a maximum of 6 high school students per school, specifically, high school student leaders preferably those in the 3rd and 4th year levels. Faculty and club advisers are also encouraged to come and participate in a separate workshop. Only the first 120 students to make a reservation on or before September 6, 2011 (Monday) will be accommodated.

The conference fee for each student-participant is PhP 950, inclusive of meals, the conference kit, and the certificate of participation.  The faculty adviser will be charged a conference fee of PhP 1, 450. Advisers from public schools will be given a 50% discount; hence they will only pay Php 725. 

b. Aligning Basic Education, Postsecondary Education, and the Job Market: Human Capital Development Perspectives:

The University of Asia and the Pacific School of Education and Human Development invites all to participate in our conference entitled latest seminar Aligning Basic Education, Postsecondary Education, and the Job Market: Human Capital Development Perspectives. The conference will be held at the University of Asia and the Pacific (UA&P) (Ortigas Campus) on September 28-30, 2011.

We expect the following sectors, institutions, and organizations to be represented in the conference: business companies, government agencies, and other employer-organizations; universities and colleges; vocational-technical schools; and public and private high schools, elementary schools, and preschools.

The keynote address will be given by Dr. Patricia B. Licuanan, Chairperson of the Commission on Higher Education. Dr. Licuanan will speak on Aligning Basic Education, Postsecondary Education, and the Job Market: A Policymaker’s Perspective. We have asked her to highlight in her address the crucial role of CHED in achieving the desired alignment and articulation of the three sectors. After Dr. Licuanan’s address, a four-person panel will respond to her message. The panel will be made up of the following individuals:

1.         Oscar Torralba, D.B.A. 
            Head, CHED Technical Panel for Business and Management Education

2.         Hon. Carmen S. Pabiton, Ed.D.,
            RGC Member, Professional Regulatory Board for Guidance and Counseling, Professional Regulatory   Commission

3.         Mr. Luis Alberto Anastacio 
            President & Chief Operating Officer

            Career Center of the SFI Group of Companies

4.         Yolanda S. Quijano, Ed.D.

            Undersecretary, Programs and Projects, Department of Education

After the panel members have given their responses, the floor will be opened for questions and observations from the audience. The discussion will end at noon.

Participants to the three day learning sessions will be able to:

1.      Appreciate and strengthen the support for CHED’s critical role in ensuring the proper articulation between basic education, tertiary education, and the Job Market.

2.      Evaluate the long- term benefits of internalizing the human capital development perspective in planning, obtaining and developing their respective human capital requirements that match our Filipino students customers’ performance and learning needs.

3.    Visualize the policies they need to install and programs they need to budget that embrace the human capital development perspective.

The conference fee is P 8,000 (solo), P 15,000 (pair) or P 21,000 (trio).If you pay on or before September 10, 2011, you will get a discount; therefore you will only pay P 7,500 (solo), P 14,250 (pair) or P 20,700 (trio). Take advantage of our early bird rate!

For more information please call 6342828 and ask for Ms. Josephine Teves ( or Ms. Honeylet Bello (

Respectfully yours,


Celerino C. Tiongco, Ed.D.

Dean, School of Education and Human Development

University of Asia and the Pacific
Of course I made sure you can download the necessary documents for the series of events. Just click on the links below:
Lastly, here is the vicinity map of the University of Asia and the Pacific:


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