PACE conferences and workshop Trainings
PACE 2013 – the Philippine Annual Convention For Education and Tradeshow, was held from August 5 – 8 at Halls 1 & 2 of the SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia Complex aimed as an annual knowledge gathering medium for all sectors involved in the field of education & its auxiliary services and a yearly convention platform for all government agencies involved in the Educational Sector where critical issues will be discussed.
The Tradeshow, an integral part of the project, showcased the best knowledge & technology products, gadgets, learning tools, resources, practices, software & allied services that can equip and enhance knowledge & learning of its visitors & participants.
Envisioned as the first & biggest educational event, various FREE workshops were put up on varied subjects of interest for students, teachers, trade educators, young professionals and the general public. Topping the list of schools who pledged support by sending their students to avail of the free training workshops were University of Santo Tomas (UST) , University of the Philippines, Far Eastern University, University of the East, College of St. Benilde, De La Salle University, National Teachers College, Adamson University, Asian College of Science & Technology, St. Joseph’s College, St. Paul’s University Manila, National Polytechnic University, Lyceum of the Philippines University, La Consolacion College, Southville International School, STI and more are coming in.
Apart from the workshops, there were three (3) major conferences: The Educators’ Convention from August 5 -7 was open to all school administrators, owners, deans, faculty heads, principals & educators of both the private & public learning institutions. The College Leadership Training Conference on August 8 was open to all organization officers and student leaders of the various universities and colleges aimed to enhance their leadership potentials & community involvement being the future leaders of our society. DILG under the leadership of NCR Director, Renato Brion conducted a DRRM Conference on “ Building Excellent Education through Resiliency”, equip the DRRM heads of schools with the latest studies, developments, trainings on possible disaster hazards and awareness on national global crises issues.
Other highlights of the project included the showcase of Filipino ingenuity by the Filipino Inventors’ Society and the Department of Science & Technology, the Inter-school competitions such as the REVA “ Paint our Own Canvas Shoes”, the SCHOOL Pavilion that will showcase the good colleges & universities, a one-stop shop for incoming freshmen students and parents to compare & evaluate school curriculums, courses offered and requirements for admissions and the JOB FAIR which will be participated in by our top BPO, KPO and staffing recruitment companies. Admission was free and open to the general public – young professionals, trade associations, teachers, students and even the out of school youth.