More than 300 professionals from the academe attended the Royal Institution, Singapore’s International Conference on Education and Conferment Ceremony with the theme “Towards Quality and Excellent Educators of the World” at Western Mindanao State University (WMSU), Zamboanga City State Polytechnic College (ZCSPC) and Zamboanga State College of Marine Sciences and Technology (ZSCMST) on July 21-23, 2015.
Guest Speaker, Dr. Samuel M. Salvador, Vice President for Academic Affairs of the Polytechnic University of the Philippines Honorary Fellow and Fellow of the International Advisory Council, Royal Institution; discussed the Qualities of a Global Educator and the 10 commandments of Excellent Teaching according to Roger W. Oxford. After the conference, faculty members of the said schools were conferred Fellows and Senior Members of the Royal Institution, Singapore in recognition of their achievements and qualifications as an educator. Awards of Recognition were bestowed upon Dr. Milabel E. Ho, WMSU President; Dr. Nora M. Ponce, ZCSPC President; and Dr. Milavel E. Nazario, ZSCMST President in recognition of their invaluable support and contribution to the pursuit of the organisation’s projects and programmes towards career training and development.
SUC Presidents, Dr. Rolando E. Hechanova of Sultan Kudarat State University, Dr. Samson L. Molao of Cotabato Foundation College of Science and Technology and Dr. Dammang S. Bantala of Cotabato State Polytechnic College, also attended the conference and invited RI to hold similar international conferences and conferment ceremonies in their respective schools.