"Preparing Graduates and Current Workforce for the Global Workplace in the New Normal" Online Conference Via Zoom | May 27 - 28, 2021
MAY 27 & 28 | 9 AM - 12 NN | VIA ZOOM
Turning life as we know it upside down, the COVID-19 pandemic has jumpstarted the digital economy, forever changing how the global markets work. Shining the spotlight on the changes brought about by rapid digitalization and its effect on new entrants to the global workplace, this conference will tackle the new requirements for success: digital literacy framework, global communication standards, micro-credentials vis-a-vis a college degree, Philippine PISA results vis-a-vis national competitiveness, and the ability to adapt to remote work, the gig economy, hybrid workforces and globally connected teams.
PAVE the path to identify and address workforce issues that can only be resolved through the collaboration of government, academe and industry.
ALLOW participation to provide input towards the formulation of national policies that will impact the Country’s workforce.
ACT as a partner in ensuring global competitiveness of our Philippine graduates and workforce by establishing international standards in English Communication, Technology, and subsequently across Professional Disciplines such as Engineering, Hospitality, Accountancy, etc.
GENERATE support from government-academe-industry to adopt global English standards such as the CEFR framework used in 81 countries, aspire for at least a B2 (lowest is A1, highest is C2) leading to enhanced curricula, instruction, and more effective talent management programs.
CREATE an awareness of the country's level of English proficiency and halt its further decline to protect global competitiveness of Filipinos.
INSPIRE the enhancement of organizational standards , human capital practices and key performance indicators aligned with global benchmarks.
PREPARE participants for a fast-changing world demographic and the rapid need for evolution to stay competitive and relevant during the age of disruption and innovation.
REVOLUTIONIZE, innovate, and challenge the existing process, and embolden attendees to be ready for an uncertain future.
DAY 1 KEYNOTE SPEAKER Dr. Peter P. Laurel, Chairman, Government-Academe-Industry Network, Inc. Watch Recorded Message
THE POST-PANDEMIC WORKPLACE: WHAT AWAITS THE FILIPINO WORKFORCE? Mr. Lito Tayag Country Managing Director, Accenture Philippines
USING ANALYTICS: GLOBAL PROFICIENCY STANDARDS USING LEARNING MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS (BLACKBOARD, CANVAS, MOODLE) Mr. Rex Wallen Tan General Manager, Hopkins International Partners, Inc. Download Presentation
EMBRACING THE GIG ECONOMY: OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE GLOBAL FREELANCER Ms. Gina Romero CEO and Co-Founder, Connected Women Download Presentation
MICRO-CREDENTIALING AND HOW THIS IMPACTS EDUCATION Mr. Eklavya Bhave Senior Regional Director, APAC & Japan - Coursera Download Presentation
FUTURE PROOFING YOUR CAREER Mr. Maulik Parekh Author, FutureProof Your Career and Company
DAY 2 GLOBAL COMMUNICATION STANDARDS FOR THE DIGITAL ECONOMY Ms. Monette Iturralde-Hamlin Founder and President, TeamAsia
LARGE-SCALE ASSESSMENTS: EVOLUTION AND ROLE IN POLICY MAKING Ms. Claudia Tamassia Senior Director, Educational Testing Services (ETS) Download Presentation
BUILDING ON THE PISA RESULTS vis-à-vis NATIONAL COMPETITIVENESS Usec. Diosdado San Antonio Undersecretary, Department of Education
PANEL DISCUSSION: MAKING THE FILIPINO GLOBALLY COMPETITIVE: HOW DO WE GET THERE? Panelist: Asec. Dominique Rubia-Tutay - Assistant Secretary, Department of Labor and Employment Dr. Tirso Ronquillo -President, Philippine Association of State Universities and Colleges (PASUC) Dr. Ellen Salac - Commissioner, Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities Commission on Accreditation (PACUCOA) Mr. Banjo Castillo - CEO and General Manager, Dole Philippines
Moderator: Ms. Ma. Christina Aquino - Chair, Tourism Industry Board Foundation Inc (TIBFI)
SENATE BILL NO. 63: EDUCATIONAL ROADMAP ACT Hon. Pilar Juliana “Pia” Cayetano Senator, Republic of the Philippines
NATIONAL ROADMAP FOR GLOBAL COMPETITIVENESS IN COMMUNICATION SKILLS (NRGCC) Atty. Lily Macabangun-Milla Director III, Commission on Higher Education
CLOSING REMARKS Dr. Raymund Arcega President, ALCUCOA
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