IN-SERVICE TRAINING PROGRAM 2023 STRENGTHENS FACULTY PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND INTERNATIONALIZATION
August 9 to 11, 2023
Spearheaded by the Office of the University President, Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs, and Human Resource Development (HRD) Office, the In-Service Training (In-SeT) Program 2023 materialized and featured a series of webinars on various topics relevant to teaching, learning, and professional growth on August 9 to 11, 2023, via Zoom Meeting.
With the theme "Unlocking Potentials and Transforming Education through Professional Development and Internationalization," InSeT 2023 featured eleven (11) sessions led by the heads of key departments/units in the institution and guest speakers who shared their knowledge and prowess on their respective fields of expertise.
Day one began with a Welcome Address from the University President, Sr. Niceta M. Vargas, OSA, Ph.D., followed by InSeT 2023 Statement of Purpose presented by Dr. Divina Ann M. Eusebio, the Vice President for Academic Affairs. The first session highlighted the interactive teaching process using updated digital learning applications discussed by Prof. Ezekiel D. Rodriguez, the Director of the Marketing and Promotions Office; the second session on nurturing personal and professional spheres through recreating a healthy work-life balance by Dr. Jose Luisito Zulueta; and third on emerging innovative strategies in 21st century learner-centered classroom by Dr. Edizon Fermin.
Day two focused on updates and re-orientation of the policies, services, and programs of the different departments in the institution. Sessions four to nine were allotted to the re-orientation of LCUP's Vision, Mission, Goals, Objectives, and Core Values tackled by Mr. Jose Paulo Espinosa, Director of the Integral Evangelization Program; HRD Updates discussed by Prof. Ruth R. Malabiga, HRD Director; orientation on research and incentives and integrating research into the curriculum by Dr. Mark Rey C. Santos, Vice President for Research, Publications, and Linkages; LCUP community extension activities by Prof. Roody Angelo Juan, Director of the Extension Program; and Ms. Mylene Ebrada, Subject Area Coordinator for Religion who discussed the integration of the Vision, Mission, Goals, Objectives, Core Values, and Community Extension in the curriculum.
The third and final day featured Dr. Alejandro Bernardo, Associate Professor at the University of Santo Tomas and one of the professional lecturers of the Graduate Studies Department, who spoke about enhancing teachers questioning skills by mastering the art of inquiry, and Atty. Joseph Noel Estrada, Lawyer and Education Advocate, who focused on the key legal issues in education.
Dr. Rosalyn Galvez, Director of Student Affairs and Services gave a synthesis of the 3-day InSeT 2023. Certificates were bestowed upon the prestigious speakers who graced the program.