The Commission on Higher Education conducted the Training of Trainers (ToT) for the new General Education Core Courses from October 10 to October 28, 2016. Eight faculty members handling General Education courses qualified for the training and underwent the intensive 18-day training at 6 different Delivering Higher Education Institutions.


The ToT aimed to assist Higher Education Institutions transition to the new GE Curriculum and enable the faculty to do the following: 1.) Learn the philosophy of liberal education, away from the highly disciplinal thrust of the current GE courses; 2.) teach the interdisciplinary GE courses using the new materials; 3.) serve as trainers of other GE faculty; and 4.) recognize, share, and disseminate the best practices in general education.


The qualified NDMU participants are shown on the table below:


Faculty GE Course DHEI
Jun Y. Badie, MA Art Appreciation Ateneo de Davao University
Ma. Magdalena F. Cobrador, MA Purposive Communication University of Batangas
Jun Rex Halique, MPA The Life and Works of Rizal Ateneo de Manila University
Connie P. Magallanes, MIM Mathematics in the Modern World Ateneo de Manila University
Marcela B. Octaviano, MA The Contemporary World University of San Carlos
Cecilie Sharon T. Porras, MA Readings in Philippine History De La Salle University
Al F. Quillope, Ph.D. Understanding the Self Centro Escolar University
Juvy S. Reyes, Ph.D. Ethics Ateneo de Manila University