CHED-IDIG, MSU-Gensan hold workshop for University Peace Educators

Mindanao State University – General Santos in collaboration with Commission on Higher Education-Institutional Development and Innovation Grant (CHED-IDIG) conducted a four-day Seminar-Workshop with the theme, “Embedding Global Citizenship Education (GCED) in Fundamentals of Peace Education” held on March 30-31 and April 7-8, 2021. The thrust and specific objective of this activity is to empower peace educators to engage and assume active roles, both locally and globally, as proactive contributors to a National Peace University. 

Dr. Edna P. Oconer, the Vice Chancellor for Research and Extension represented by Dr. Jovanie C. Espesor, the Research Director commenced the event with a welcome remarks. Dr. Mario J. Aguja, the MSU System Faculty Regent and the Project Leader suggested in his speech that tradition and cultural integration are the keystones in the attainment of a National Peace University.  He also expressed his appreciation of the University’s efforts under the leadership of Dr. Anshari P. Ali in supporting the endeavor of the CHED-IDIG Peace Project. The MSU-GSC’s Chancellor Dr. Anshari P. Ali through the Director of Physical Plant Division Mohamad Alia’an Abdulatifh also attended the event and assured to support all forthcoming activities on the peace project. 

Dr. Toh Swee-Hin, the first guest speaker, provided a lecture on Preparing Peace Educators for Global Citizenship Education (GCED) Framework. Moreover, Dr. Lolymar J. Reyes, Chairperson of Sociology and Philosophy Department and Dr. Jovar G. Pantao, Officer-In-Charge of IPDM delivered the topic on Revisiting the Fundamentals of Peace Evaluation (FPE) Framework. 

Topics on Pedagogies and Teaching Approaches of Global Citizenship Education and Fundamentals of Peace Education was discussed by Ms. Lea L. Espallardo, Dr. Ma. Theresa P. Pelones, Dean of College of Education and Dr. Berlita Y. Disca, Faculty of College of Natural Science and Mathematics respectively. On the other hand, Dr. Serafin Arviola Jr. tackled the models of GCED in the UNESCO Accredited Clubs in the Philippines: Bases for a GCED Framework in Training Youth and Paghabi: The National Framework for GCED in the Philippine Basic Education System Final Draft for Validation.

The activity was actively participated by the Fundamentals of Peace Education 101 (FPE101) faculty and peace educators from various colleges and offices. This endeavor provided knowledge and skills essential to deliver the FPE101 subject and highlighted the concepts, principles and framework of Global Citizenship Education.

Photos from the event

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