CHED endorses training for entrepreneurship educators

The Commission on Higher Education has endorsed the 6th Training for Entrepreneurship Educators (TREE) Program to be conducted by the Small Enterprises Research and Development Foundation (SERDEF) this November.

Among the topics to be discussed during the TREE program are Role of Entrepreneurship in Economic Development and How to Organize Students On-The-Job Training in Entrepreneurship.
Among the topics to be discussed during the TREE program are Role of Entrepreneurship in Economic Development and How to Organize Students On-The-Job Training in Entrepreneurship.

The TREE Program will be held on November 27-29, 2017 at the Enrique Virata Hall, University of the Philippines Institute for Small-Scale Industries (UP ISSI), UP Diliman, Quezon City. TREE is designed to enhance entrepreneurship educators’ skills in teaching entrepreneurship and preparing students for entrepreneurial career.

A CHED Memorandum issued on September 25, 2017 endorses the TREE Program “for the support and participation of all concerned.” The Memorandum also states that the program “is open to all interested participants from Higher Education Institutions,” and that the “participation of officials, employees and students from private higher education institutions shall be voluntary.”

Topics for discussion in the three-day program will consist of the following: Role of Entrepreneurship in Economic Development, Characteristics and Competencies of the Entrepreneur, How to Start and Run a Small Business, Global Trends and Challenges in Entrepreneurship Business Education, ASEAN Qualification for Recognition Framework (AQRF) for Entrepreneurship and Business Administration, Mainstreaming Entrepreneurship in Grades 11-12, Effective Teaching Models for Entrepreneurship in Higher Education, How to Organize Students On-The-Job Training in Entrepreneurship, and Microteaching.

Interested faculty and trainers may register for TREE through Ms. Catherine Ruflo at telephone numbers (632) 355 5348 and (632) 355 5529 or at serdef1976@serdef.org.

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