Thursday, January 28, 2016

C & E Publishing Inc holds 2nd leg of Teachers’ Seminar

Just recently, the much awaited seminar for our very own teachers was held with the objective to    address the concerns of educators regarding the implementation of the SHS program in 2016.
 C & E Publishing, Inc. conducted the second leg of the senior high school (SHS) teacher's seminar titled "Education: Revolution: Say High to Senior High" last January 25 at the C & E Information and Resource Center in Quezon City. More than 80 faculty members and school administrators from 34 private schools in Pampanga, Laguna, Quezon, Camarines Sur, and the National Capital Region attended the activity. The first leg happened on November 27, 2015. Its success led C & E to turn it into a seminar series to benefit other schools nationwide.

 Photo: Shine De Castro
According to the organizer, 
 "For the second time, Dr. Dalisay Brawner and Dr. Isagani Cruz served as resource speakers.
 Brawner, the vice president for academic affairs of the University of Makati (UMAK), provided an overview of the SHS program and shared an assessment of the pilot testing of the program at UMAK from school year 2012-2013 to school year 2015-2016 in her lecture titled “The SHS Pilot Program: Sharing the University of Makati’s Experience.” 

 Former Education Undersecretary Isagani Cruz. Photo: Shine De Castro

Cruz, a former Department of Education undersecretary, discussed teaching methodologies and learning materials for the SHS program in his lecture titled “The Learner, the Textbook, and the Teacher.”
"Workshops for each core subject were held after the lectures. Dr. Cruz, and UMAK college professors Maria Carmela Sison and Clarence Ella Alipio facilitated the workshops for mathematics, science, and English, respectively."

 Photos above: Shine De Castro

Aside from lectures and workshops, C & E also exhibited KITE Academy and evaluation copies of adaptations of science, mathematics, and English textbooks by international partner publisher Cengage Learning. KITE Academy is C & E’s own end–to–end learning solution brand that comprises tools for interactive lesson creation and distribution with classroom monitoring functionalities.

In his welcome message, Rene Mupas, C & E assistant vice president for higher education and CE-Logic, said that teachers, students, parents, and publishers must unite in facing the challenges brought by the changes in the curriculum.

The next leg of the seminar series will be held in Cebu and Davao in February.

 C & E Publishing Inc holds 2nd leg of Teachers’ Seminar 

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