2019 PhilEd Conference

PROGRAM SCHEDULE

2019 Philippine Education Conference and Expo
December 3-4, 2019 | SMX Convention Center, Pasay City

Responsive Policies and Practices Towards the Development of the Philippine Education Secto

Objectives

The conference aims to highlight the need for policies and practices that are responsive to the needs of learners and schools for the development of the education sector. Specifically, it encourages discussions on operationalizing the complementarity between private and public schools in the areas of education financing and quality assurance. It also features school initiatives in terms of policies and programs that address emerging issues that affect today’s learners.

December 2, 2019

Pre-Conference Workshops | Launch of the 2019 Philippine Education Expo

December 3, 2019

8:30-9:15
(45 mins.)

Philippine National Anthem | Invocation
Manila Concert Choir

Welcome Address

AVP | A Look Back at the 2017 Philippine Education Conference

2019 Philippine Education Conference Overview

FAPE 50 AVP | Launch of the SEJA Keynote Lecture

9:15-12:00
(2 hrs. and 45 mins.)

SENATOR EDGARDO J. ANGARA KEYNOTE LECTURE

The Challenges and Opportunities of Private Education

Professor Daniel C. Levy
Distinguished Professor, State University of New York (SUNY)

Panel of Reactors
Hon. Leonor M. Briones, Secretary, Department of Education(DepEd)
Hon. J. Prospero E. de Vera III, Chairperson, Commission on Higher Education(CHEd)
Hon. Isidro S. Lapena, Director General, Technical Education and Skills Development Authority(TESDA)
Dr. Michael M. Alba, President, Far Eastern University

Ms. Rhodora Angela F. Ferrer
Moderator

12:00-1:30

LUNCH
Intermission – Adamson University Chorale | La Salle Street Dance

1:30-3:00
(1 he. and 30 mins.)

Co-Presented By Rex Book Store

Future-Ready Learners and the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Vivian Lau
President, JA Asia Pacific

3:00-3:30

BREAK

3:30-5:00
(1 hr. and 30 mins.)

Co-Presented By Marshall Cavendish

Enhancing Learning Outcomes: New Roles and Capacities for Educators

Professor Saravanan Gopinathan
Adjunct Professor, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore

December 4, 2019

8:00-10:00
(2 hrs.)

Concurrent Sessions A on EDUCATION FINANCING

CS-A1 CS-A2 CS-A3 CS-A4 CS-A5

Updates on the GASTPE Programs

Usec. Jesus L.R. Mateo
Undersecretary for Planning and Field Operations, DepEd

Moderator
Dr. Wilfredo A. Cabral
Regional Director, DepEd NCR

Updates on the Tertiary Education Subsidy (TES) Program

UniFAST

Moderator
Fr. John Christian U. Young
President, Father Saturnino Urios University

Operationalizing the Framework on the Complementary Roles of Private and Public Educational Institutions

Dr. Vincent K. Fabella
President
Jose Rizal University

Usec. Annalyn M. Sevilla
Undersecretary for Finance,
DepEd

Moderator
Dr. Lourdes Almeda-Sese
President, St. Michael’s College of Laguna

Current Initiatives in TVET

DDG. Rosanna A. Urdaneta
Office of the Deputy Director-General for Policies and Plans
TESDA

Engr. Arnulfo Morfe
President
Dualtech Training Center

Moderator
Fr. Onofre G. Inocencio, Jr., SDB
Superintendent Don Bosco Schools

Exploring Financial Assistance to Private Educational Institutions

Hon. Al Francis Bichara
President
Union of Local Authorities of the Philippines

Dr. Rosario G. Manasan
Senior Research Fellow Philippine Institute for Development Studies

Moderator
Dr. Ben S. Malayang III
Silliman University

10:00-10:30 Break
10:30-12:30
(2 hrs.)

Concurrent Sessions B on QUALITY ASSURANCE

CS-B1 CS-B2 CS-B3 CS-B4 CS-B5

Assessing the Senior High School Program

*Usec. Diosdado M. San Antonio
Undersecretary for Curriculum and Instruction, DepEd

Dr. Dina S. Ocampo
University of the Philippines

Fr. Dionisio M. Miranda, SVD
President
University of San Carlos

Moderator
Dr. Gilbert T. Sadsad
Regional Director, DepEd Region 5

Harmonizing Teacher Supply and Demand

Usec. Jesus L.R. Mateo
Undersecretary for Planning and Field Operations, DepEd

Dr. Clarissa C. David
University of the Philippines

Moderator
Mr. Dante Francis Ang II
President, The Manila Times College

Accreditation in the Context of the AQRF and the PQF

Irene M. Isaac
Former Director General
TESDA

Fr. Joel E. Tabora, S.J.
President, PAASCU

Dr. Betsy Joy B. Tan
President, ACSCU-AAI

Dr. Conrado E. Inigo, Jr.
Chairman, PACUCOA

Moderator
Sr. M. Christine Pinto, OSB
President, St. Scholastica’s College

Revisiting CMO 46, s. 2012

Dr. Cynthia Rose B. Bautista
Vice President for Academic Affairs
University of the Philippines

Dr. Gina L. Montalan
Academic Vice President Ateneo de Davao University

Moderator
Sr. Merceditas O. Ang, SPC
President, St. Paul University Philippines

Professional Licensure Exams and the ASEAN Qualifications Reference Framework

Hon. Teofilo S. Pilando, Jr.
Chairman Professional Regulation Commission

Dr. Reynaldo B. Vea
President
Mapua University

Moderator
Mr. Anthony Jose M. Tamayo
President, University of Perpetual Help System DALTA

12:30-2:00 Lunch
2:00-4:00
(2 hrs.)

Concurrent Sessions C on EMERGING ISSUES

CS-C1 CS-C2 CS-C3 CS-C4 CS-C5

Developing Resilience Among Gen Z Learners

Dr. Faridah Kristi C. Wetherick
Assistant Director
Child and Wellness Center
Saint Louis University

Dr. Sheila Marie G. Hocson
Director for Guidance and Counseling
Far Eastern University

Lorenzo S. Abacan
School Director
Sophia School, Inc. (Meycauayan, Bulacan)

Addressing the Gender Question through Policy and Practice

Ms. Theresa C. De Vela
Director, Women and Gender Institute
Miriam College

Western Mindanao State University

Reaching the Last and the Least: Successful Programs for the Underserved

Carmela Buenaventura-Garma
School Director and Principal
St. Nicholas Senior High
Schools of Cabanatuan City

Prof. Joji Ermel M. Laurea
High School Principal
Colegio del Sagrado Corazon de Jesus

Dr. Christine Joy A. Ballada
Program Director, Operation Big Brother
De La Salle University

Bully-Proofing Schools

Mr. Ysrael C. Diloy
Senior Advocacy Officer
Stairway Foundation

Teaching Sexual Responsibility

San Beda University