Miriam College, CHED ink MOA
for the 6th UNESCO-APEID Meeting on Entrepreneurship Education
Miriam College and the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) recently
signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) to officially seal their partnership
as Philippine hosts to the 6th UNESCO-APEID meeting on Entrepreneurship
Education 2017. CHED is the government funding agency for the event.
This meeting brings together 120-150 selected participants from the ASEAN,
East, South Asia, and the Pacific Region to create a common framework for
entrepreneurship curricula and programs in the region. This goal 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 (in photo, center) CHED Chairperson Dr. Patricia B.
Licuanan and Miriam College (MC) Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr.
Maria Lourdes Q. Baybay witnessed by (from left) the Director for
International Affairs Staff Atty. Lily Freida Milla, MC College of Business,
Entrepreneurship, and Accountancy (CBEA) Graduate Programs coordinator and
ENEDA National President Dr. Elaine L. Boquiren, One Meralco Foundation OIC
and event sponsor Neil Celeste Rara, MC-CBEA Dean and current Country Chair
for the 6th UNESCO APEID Dr. Antonio M. Lopez; and Maria Luisa B. Gatchalian,
MC-Department of Entrepreneurship Chair and Programme Officer of the 6th
UNESCO APEID Entrepreneurship Education conference.
The signing was held at the Commission on Higher Education main office in
The Asia Pacific Programme 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.” The
event is sponsored by 3M and One Meralco Foundation. The event is also
supported by Small Enterprises Research and Development Foundation (SERDEF),
CCA Manila, Cengage and M2.0 Communications.
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.