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SECOND-GENERATION GENERAL EDUCATION FACULTY TRAINING

The Second-Generation General Education (GE) Faculty Training program will train GE faculty from Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) nationwide in the teaching and delivery of the new GE core courses in both Filipino and English in their own respective institutions and regions.

Objectives

The GE Faculty Training aims to:

  1. Orient faculty participants about the philosophy of liberal education, away from the strictly disciplinal and remedial thrust of current GE courses;
  2. Enable faculty participants to teach the interdisciplinary GE core courses using new materials;
  3. Enable qualified faculty to serve as Trainers of other GE faculty; and
  4. Recognize, share, and disseminate best practices in general education.
Available Courses

The following GE core courses will be delivered in both English and in Filipino:

  • Art Appreciation/Pagpapahalaga sa Sining
  • Ethics/Etika
  • The Contemporary World/Ang Kasalukuyang Daigdig
  • The Life and Works of Rizal/Ang Buhay at mga Akda ni Rizal
  • Readings in Philippine History/Mga Babasahin sa Kasaysayan ng Pilipinas
  • Purposive Communication/Malayuning Komunikasyon
  • Science, Technology, and Society/Agham, Teknolohiya, at Lipunan
  • Understanding Self/Pag-unawa sa Sarili
  • Mathematics in the Modern World/Matematika sa Makabagong Daigdig

 

Training Overview

The Second-Generation GE Faculty Training shall be conducted by qualified Trainors who are products of the Training of GE Trainors discussed above. Qualified delivering higher education institutions (DHEIs) shall facilitate the Second-Generation GE Faculty Training.

Separate training sessions will be conducted for the English and Filipino versions of these GE courses. Training sessions will be scheduled during the semestral/term break of HEIs implementing the regular academic calendar (June to March) and the new academic calendar (August to May).

Faculty to be trained will undergo the GE courses as students. The Training of GE Trainers and the Second-Generation GE Faculty Training shall focus on the delivery of content using the CHED-developed syllabi in English and Filipino for the GE core courses via face-to-face mode. Resource persons shall include and/or develop other training materials, including the pedagogy of interdisciplinary courses. The courses for the training include the nine (9) GE Core courses, each of which shall have a three-unit (3-unit) credit.

Duration

The training duration for each GE course will be seventeen (17) days, consisting of fifty-four (54) hours of classroom time as well as time spent in fulfilling other requirements of the course such as library work, research, assignments, presentations, papers, assessments, and other relevant activities.

Financial Privilege

The entire duration of the training per GE course, including food and training materials, will be fully covered. The grant amount will be transferred directly to the DHEI.

Completion

The participants will be graded based on the following:

  • Fulfillment of the required readings and other requirements;
  • Passing of assessment tools and examination;
  • Completion of the seventeen (17) days of training;
  • Other requirements as set by the trainer

A grade of 80% and above shall merit a Certificate of Completion, while a grade below this will merit a Certificate of Participation, provided that the faculty must not have incurred more than three (3) absences.

 

Faculty Eligibility

The training of approximately 17,100 GE faculty coming from HEIs implementing the regular academic calendar will be supported. They must be:

  • any tertiary full-time permanent faculty member who shall be teaching the appropriate GE courses
  • duly endorsed by their Sending Higher Education Institution (SHEI)
  • academically and physically fit to undergo training
Application Process

The Delivering Higher Institutions (DHEIs), in coordination with CHED’S Office of Programs and Standards Development (OPSD), shall recruit qualified GE faculty members from selected SHEIs.

Selected faculty members must submit the following documents to the DHEI:

  • Application Forms (Download);
  • Recommendation from head or duly authorized representative from SHEI; and
  • Training Contract to be executed by faculty trainee and the head of the SHEI upon CHED’s approval of the faculty as a participant

The deadline of applications for the first batch is on April 19, 2017 (Wednesday).

 

References
Relevant Issuances
CMO No. 10, Series of 2017 Policy on Students Affected by the Implementation of the K to 12 Program and the New General Education Curriculum
CMO No. 8, Series of 2017 Implementing Guidelines for the Faculty Training for the New General Education Core Courses: Second-Generation Training
CMO No. 60, Series of 2016 Designated Delivering Higher Education Institutions for the Training of Trainors Under the Faculty Training for the New General Education (GE) Core Courses (January 4-20,2017)
CMO No. 50, Series of 2016 Implementing Guidelines for the Faculty Training for the New General Education Core Courses: Training of GE Trainors.
CMO No. 49, Series of 2016 Designated Delivering Higher Education Institutions for the Training of Trainors Under the Faculty Training for the New General Education (GE) Core Courses
Training Resources
List of DHEIs Memorandum from the Chairperson on the Submission of Nomination of Faculty Participants for the Teaching of New GE Core Courses: 2nd Generation Training
Faculty Training for New General Education Core Courses Brochure Information material for dissemination.

 

Contact

For inquiries, you may email jamanilay@ched.gov.ph.


 

ENGINEERING FACULTY TRAINING FOR TECHNOPRENEURSHIP 101

Technopreneurship101 is a new general education course in engineering that will expose undergraduate engineering students to the entrepreneurial mindset and the fundamentals of entrepreneurship.

Objectives

The goal is to prepare students for any number of opportunities: new technology startups, family-run enterprises, social businesses, and large multinational companies.

The Faculty Training aims to:

  1. Develop entrepreneurial mindset and thinking among engineering faculty;
  2. Enable the engineering faculty to teach Technopreneurship;
  3. Enable qualified engineering faculty members to serve as Trainers of other engineering faculty; and
  4. Recognize, share, and disseminate best practices in Technopreneurship.

Trainees will experience what it is like to Technopreneurship 101. They will learn how to:

  1. Generate creative ideas that solve real problems;
  2. Validate ideas with customers and the broader market;
  3. Understand key components of a business enterprise including business and revenue models;
  4. Develop and rapidly iterate prototypes;
  5. Learn the importance of storytelling and pitching a new venture to investors; and
  6. Become a more socially aware global citizen.
Key Topic Areas Covered:

The Faculty Training for the Technopreneurship course shall cover the following areas:

  • Introduction to Technopreneurship
  • Team Formation, Leadership, and Mindset Ideation
  • Opportunity Recognition and Needs Analysis
  • Value Proposition
  • Customer and Market Validation (Lean Startup Methods)
  • Project Management and Execution
  • Pretotyping and Prototyping Your Solution
  • Business Fundamentals
  • Storytelling and Pitching
  • Risk Management: Legal and IP Issues
  • Raising Capital
  • Ethics and Social Responsibility

Trainees will also learn how to teach Technopreneurship 101 to students. A full day will be dedicated to mentor methodologies where they will learn how to mentor students and train industry mentors how to work with students.

 

Training Overview

The Trainers Training and Certification Program will be delivered in a five-day intensive course with a total of 40 hours of training. Ten (10) CHED-approved universities in strategic locations will serve as DHEIs. Absence in the training is strictly discouraged and any faculty who misses one day of training will not receive a certificate.

Trainers will be encouraged to undergo an industry immersion for at least 8 hours, with a local startup or technology-based incubator.

Schedule
September
September 4-8 University of San Carlos, Cebu City
September 6-10 Ateneo de Davao University, Davao City
September 11-15 Central Philippine University, Iloilo City
October
October 2-6 Mapua Institute of Technology, Manila
October 4-8 De La Salle University, Manila
October 9-13 University of the Philippines, Diliman QC
October 11-15 Saint Louis University, Baguio
November
November 13-17 University of the Philippines Los Banos, Laguna
November 15-19 Batangas State University, Batangas
November 20-24 University of Science and Technology of Southern Philippines, Cagayan de Oro
Financial Privilege

The entire duration of the training per GE course, including food and training materials, will be fully covered.

Completion

A faculty participant shall be assessed by the Resource Persons/Trainers to merit the issuance of the Technopreneurship Instructor Certificate. The assessment shall be in the form of a grade, derived from classroom activities that include:

  • Fulfillment of the required training, activities, and other requirements of the Technopreneurship 101 Trainers’ Training Certification
  • Passing of assessment tools and examination;
  • Completion of the respective five-day Trainers’ Training
  • Other requirements as set by the Resource Persons/Trainers

A grade of 80% and above shall merit a Technopreneurship Instructor Certificate, while a grade below this will merit a Certificate of Participation, provided that the faculty must not have incurred more one absence.

 

Faculty Eligibility

Any tertiary full-time permanent faculty member who shall be teaching Technopreneurship as it is rolled out in 2018 is qualified to participate in the Trainers’ Training.

SHEIs must send at least 1 engineering faculty member.

Application Process

Faculty trainees must submit the following documents directly to OPSD:

  • Accomplished Application Forms for the Faculty Training for Technopreneurship: Trainers’ Training.;
  • Recommendation of the head or duly authorized representative of the SHEI; and
  • Accomplished Training Contracts (to be executed by the faculty trainee and the head of the SHEI upon CHED’s approval of the concerned faculty as a participant in the training program

The deadline of applications for the first batch is on May 28, 2017 (Sunday).

 

References
Relevant Issuances
CMO No. 10, Series of 2017 Policy on Students Affected by the Implementation of the K to 12 Program and the New General Education Curriculum
CMO No. 57, Series of 2016 Implementing Guidelines for the Engineering Faculty Training on Technopreneurship 101
Training Resources
TBA TBA
Technopreneurship 101 Brochure Information material for dissemination.

 

Contact

For inquiries, you may email jamanilay@ched.gov.ph.

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