Miriam College and C & E Publishing, Inc. signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) to provide teachers, school administrators, and school owners with professional training and official graduate studies certification on e-learning. The signing was held last May 3 at the C & E Information and Resource Center in South Triangle, Quezon City.
The MoA detailed the joint effort of the two institutions in launching the Integrating Technology in Education to Advance Change (iTEACh) Program, a five-day graduate certificate course equivalent to three academic units. The program aims to provide teachers, school administrators, curriculum designers, information and communication specialists, librarians, and media services staff with an understanding of digital and mobile learning as new platforms that support 21st century education. iTEACh will include lectures on principles and practices vital to technology integration in education, as well as various teacher-led, hands-on workshops.
Dr. Rosario Oreta Lapus, president of Miriam College; Dr. Rosario Aligada, dean of the College of Education of Miriam College; Candida Gomez, president and chief executive officer of C & E Publishing, Inc.; and John Emyl Eugenio, chief operating officer of C & E Publishing, Inc. signed the MoA.
Also present during the signing were Dr. Edizon Fermin, Basic education unit director and High School principal of Miriam College and Marion Jude Gorospe, coordinator of the Summer Institute on Technology in Education Project of Miriam College
Miriam College is a non-profit, non-stock Catholic educational institution that offersquality programs at the basic, tertiary, post-graduate, and adult education levels fornearly 90 years now.Declared as a Center for Excellence in Teacher Education by the Commission on Higher Education for its trailblazing work in various areas of child development and education, it is the only higher education institution in the Philippines that offers a major in e-learning in its masteral program in education.
C & E Publishing, Inc. is a dynamic academic publisher dedicated to becoming the leading developer, publisher, and provider of globally competitive, cost-effective textbooks, references, and other educational resources and solutions for the academic and professional markets. The company is actively involved in promoting 21st century learning by conducting seminars, workshops, and other types of professional trainings for educators.