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In a statement, Royal Institution said the congress, which has as its theme, “ASEAN Integration: Impact on Business & Industries, Education & Public Administration, will be held on June 6 at the Century Park Hotel.
Guest speakers include Australian Skills Institute director for international relations Natasha Oickle, who will discuss ASEAN Integration and Educational Reform toward Outcomes Based Learning: Supporting Better Employment Outcomes and Sustainable Economic Growth, as well as Emilio Aguinaldo College vice president for academic affairs Dr. Valentino G. Baac, who will tackle ASEAN Integration and its Impact on Public Administration.
This year’s research paper presenters include Dr. Carmencita L. Castolo (director of the Polytechnic University of the Philippines - Open University), Dr. Lovell M. Abello, (assistant professor in College of Business and Accountancy of Angeles University Foundation), Ma. Christina G. Aquino, (executive director in Planning and Development of Lyceum of the Philippines University), Dr. Jordan T. Salvador (director of Total Quality Management in Male College of Nursing of University of Dammam in Saudi Arabia), and Atty. Irene D. Valones (court attorney IV of the Supreme Court of the Philippines).
Dr. Castolo will present her and co-author Prof. Diana Lee Tracy Chan’s paper titled “Implementation of ASEAN Qualification Assurance for Higher Education (AQAFHE),” while Dr. Abello, together with her co-authors Dr. Chere’ C. Yturralde and Dr. Manuelita G. Valencia, will tackle their paper titled “Factors Affecting Employability Throughout the ASEAN Integration: A Survey for BS in Accountancy Graduates of a Certain University.”
Ms. Aquino will discuss her paper titled “Undertaking a Curriculum Mapping of an ASEAN, CHED and TESDA Tourism Curricula for Philippine HEIs,” while Dr. Salvador will present his paper titled “Nurses in the Midst of a Shadow: A Phenomenological Study of Regsitered Nurses in Non-Nursing Profession.”
Atty. Valones will discus the paper titled “The Impact of ASEAN Integration in Public Administration & the Role of the Rule of Law: A Postmodernist Thought.”
The highlight of the event is the conferment of Dr. Ruperto P. Somera, former regional director of the Bureau of Internal Revenue, the national board director of the Association of Certified Public Accountants in Education, the vice president of the Philippine Academy of Accountants for Business Research and the chairman of RPS Tax Consultancy, as an honorary fellow of the Royal Institution, Singapore, which is the highest and the most prestigious award and recognition given by the institution.
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