AT THE WCCI-ASEAN CONFERENCE ON EDUCATIONDate: September 5, 2017Posted by: Marionette Martinez
The three-day event (August 17-19, 2017) with the theme “Towards a Sustainable WCCI-ASEAN Cooperation in Curriculum and Instruction,” gathered some 450 delegates from the ASEAN countries (Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam) with participants from other countries—Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan, India, Canada, USA, Turkey and Hungary.
Hon. Herbert Bautista, Mayor of Quezon City, who provided strong support to the Confer-ence, welcoming the delegates. Dr. Patricia Licuanan, CHED Commissioner, Keynote Speaker, spoke on “Strengthening ASEAN Education Today.” In the picture are Sr. Flor, Dr. Teresita Pedrajas (2nd from L) Past President, WCCI Philippines and Ms. Emmy Garon (extreme R), President, WCCI Philippinesw:
Sr. Flor awarding Certificates of Appreciation to Dr. Toh Swee-Hin, UNESCO Laureate in Peace Education, and Dr. Virginia Cawagas, Professor, University of Alberta, Canada, who jointly conducted the SIG Workshop on Global Citizenship and Peace Education. At left is Dr. Nith Bunlay, Deputy Director General for Higher Education, Youth and Sports, Cambodia, who shared at the first plenary “Educational Perspectives and Challenges in Cambodia.”
Sr. Flor with Dr. Govindarajani Kulanthaivel of India, Faculty Consultant for Colombo Staff College, who spoke on TVET & IT Education; Sr. Erlinda Gesilva, delegate from Thailand, who shared on SPC Catholic Education in Thailand from an ASEAN Perspective,” Sr. Teresita Agana,and Sr. Bernadette Racadio, Organizing Committee
and WCCI Board members.
Sr. Flor and Dr. Gerardo Guiuan, in-charge of Conference Logistics, with officers of WCCI Phil: Ms. Emmy Garon; Dr. Stella Galang, Secretary; Dr. Teresita Pedrajas,
Dr. Remedios Nalundasan, Vice President. Behind, onstage is Dr. Sandor Kline,
University of Pecs, Budapest, Hungary, Vice President, WCCI International.
A group (from Brunei Darussalam—2nd row—and Filipino delegates) with ASEAN ambassadors, Philippine government officials, and WCCI International and Philippine officers