Teaching history to make better citizens at meet

06:43 AM April 26, 2015

A seminar-workshop designed to help teachers better appreciate the relevance of history in developing citizenship will be conducted on May 14-16 in Telengtan Hall, University of Asia and the Pacific, Pearl Drive, Ortigas Center, Pasig City.

In “Approaches to Teaching History in the K to 12 Curriculum,” organized by UA&P’s Departments of History and of Asia Pacific Studies, the speakers will present papers on world and Asian history and propound ways both wisdom and citizenship could be taught in these subjects.


The speakers are Clement Camposano, Arnel Joven and Sophia Marco, faculty members at the Department of History; Elizabeth Urgel, chair of the Department of Asia Pacific Studies; Ernesto Grio, director for academic standards of the Parents for Education Foundation and faculty member of the UA&P School of Education, and Concha de la Cruz, faculty member at the School of Education.

There will be sessions on relevant approaches to world history and Asian history, as well as complementary teaching methods and assessment tools that may be used to teach students both wisdom and citizenship.


The fee is P2,500 covering kits, meals and certificates for the three-day activity.

There is an optional Lakbay-Aral to the National Museum for an additional P500 for transportation, museum fee and guide.

For registration and information, log on to or, or contact the organizers at 6370912 loc. 277 to 278, 6370912 loc. 369 (fax), or or

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