|Integrating Talent Development into Innovation Ecosystems
in Higher Education
|The INNOTAL project aims to build the capacity of universities in the Philippines, Nepal, Sri Lanka and India to embed graduates' employability in their core activities and to facilitate the development of student talent through co-curricular and extracurricular innovation activities involving key stakeholders, with a view to contributing to youth employment, inclusive growth and sustainable development.|
|External Stakeholder’s Consultation Workshop|
Business owners, Science and Technology representative, Regional Agency Personnel were invited to participate in the 2nd External Stakeholder's Consultation Workshop last November 8, 2019.There were a total of 10 participants who actively participated in the said workshop.
(L-R) Raymundo Pawid Jr., INNOTAL Researcher; Ruth Diego, INNOTAL Project Leader; Joel Peredo,Landbank Manager; Celestrel Oras- Macalingay, Health 101 proprietor; Erlyn Honeylette Marquez, INNOTAL Project Researcher; Regina Cawatig,Fiasellas Café Owner; Cristino Balancio, ATI-CAR Representative; Jennifer Macapugay, Mangaywan Corporation Manager ; Heather Janet Dizon, Provincial Tourism Officer; Yvonne Pimentel, Oxphone Language Center HRO; Elmer Macalingay, Health 101 Owner; Luder Zarate, DOST-FISCAR President and Felix Vicente, DOST-FISCAR representative.
|University consultation at Benguet State University, Philippines|
The event was held March 20, 2019. More than 25 faculty members, staff and students participated, representing different departments at the University. They discussed their expectations from the INNOTAL project and the possible arrangements for the INNOTAL Talent Co-Creation Labs.
|Internationalisation of Higher Education in the Philippines|
The ANTENA project was granted by the European Union (EU) through the Erasmus Project Higher Education Capacity Building Program. This three-year project will directly target the implementation of international relations policies at the national level and improve management knowledge and skills for international relations at the institutional level.
The main objective of the ANTENA project is to increase the academic quality and research of universities in the Philippines through the development of internationalisation capacities.
1. Consolidate Internationalisation structures, International Relations Offices: improve the Philippines credit recognition system, international research activities and ensure academic mobility
2. Build human capacities of HEIs through training activities
3. Accompany CHED governance reforms: quality, reputation, international academic community and international cooperation
4. Enhance international networking through strategic actions : accelerate national and global inter-university research collaboration
The SEA Teacher Project or the “Pre-Service Student Teacher Exchange in Southeast Asia” is a project that aims to provide opportunity for pre-service student teachers from universities in Southeast Asia to have teaching experiences (practicum) in schools in other countries in Southeast Asia.
Based on the SEAMEO seven priority areas for the eleven SEAMEO Member countries to work together to improve the quality of education in Southeast Asia, “Revitalizing Teacher Education” is one of the priority areas in building and strengthening capacity of teachers in the region.
The exchange is preferably for 4th year students whose major are in math, science, English and pre-school. The duration is for one month and based on the mechanism of cost sharing basis. Students’ roles and responsibilities are assigned weekly during the one month period (observe, assist in teaching, teach and reflect). Moreover, the host universities will provide mentors to supervise and monitor the students throughout the practicum period.
Objectives of the Project
1. To enable pre-service student teachers to develop their teaching skills and pedagogy
2. To encourage the pre-service student teachers to practice their English skills
3. To allow the pre-service student teachers to gain a broader regional and world view
4. To expose future teachers to diverse teaching and learning situations and opportunities, and the value of flexibility.