Miriam College, CHED partner to host Asian entrepreneurship meet

Miriam College and the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) recently entered into a partnership to host a meeting for participants who will help create a common framework for entrepreneurship curricula and programs in Asia.

The gathering, the 6th UNESCO-APEID meeting on Entrepreneurship Education 2017, will bring together selected participants from the Asean, East, South Asia, and the Pacific region.

Signing the MOA were CHED Chairperson Dr. Patricia B. Licuanan (3rd from left) and Miriam College (MC) Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Maria Lourdes Q. Baybay (4th from left).

Signing the MOA were CHED chairperson Patricia B. Licuanan (3rd from left) and Miriam College vice president for academic affairs Maria Lourdes Q. Baybay (4th from left)

The conference hopes to multiply opportunities for harmonizing entrepreneurship education that is aligned with national goals, as well as empower the citizens of Asean and other Asia Pacific countries to respond to global demands.

Signing the MOA were CHED chairperson Patricia B. Licuanan and Miriam College (MC) vice president for academic affairs Maria Lourdes Q. Baybay witnessed by the director for international affairs Sstaff Atty. Lily Freida Milla, MC College of Business, Entrepreneurship, and Accountancy (CBEA) Graduate Programs coordinator and ENEDA national president Elaine L. Boquiren, One Meralco Foundation OIC and event sponsor Neil Celeste Rara, MC-CBEA dean and current country program chair for the 6th UNESCO APEID Antonio M. Lopez.

The signing was held at the Commission on Higher Education main office in Diliman.

The Asia Pacific Program of Educational Innovation for Development (APEID) is a program of the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (Unesco) Asia-Pacific Regional Bureau for Education in Bangkok, Thailand. APEID was established as an inter-country co-operation program serving 47 member-states in the Asia-Pacific region.

The 6th UNESCO-APEID Meeting on Entrepreneurship Education carries the theme “Designing a Relevant and Innovative Entrepreneurship Education: Towards Mutual Recognition of Qualification in ASEAN, East and South Asia.”

It will be held on October 23-25, 2017 at the Marco Polo Hotel in Ortigas on the first two days and at the Miriam College-Henry Sy, Sr. Innovation Center on the third and last day.

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