In continuing to equip its faculty in their mission of providing quality education to students of the University, the Palawan State University conducted a four-day Faculty Conference with the theme “Responding to the Demands and Challenges of the Educational Reforms”. The activity was held at the A&A Plaza Hotel on June 14-17, 2016.

The event was attended by PSU administrative officials and faculty from PSU’s CCRD campuses, including the Tiniguiban Campus.

Dr. Helen Sigua, Dean of the PSU School of Medicine, likewise shared her enthusiasm for the upcoming Medical School.

Dr. Lorna Gelito, PSU Vice President for Academic Affairs addressed everyone in attendance. In her message, she emphasized that PSU is set to keep its faculty equipped with up-to todate skills and techniques in teaching, especially with the implementation of the K-12 program now in effect. Dr. Gelito further stressed that the Faculty Conference will enable PSU to do so.

VP for Administration and Finance Marilyn Pablico addresses inquiries during the event.

CHED IV-B Director Virginia Akiate gave the keynote address and inspired the participants to be able to impart their wisdom to their students, and encouraged them to strive to be the best at what they can do. Discussed throughout the conference were trends in outcomes-based education (OBE), OBE test construction and assessment, Strategic leadership and values transformation, differentiated instruction, integrating new challenges in the arts, and creating a positive work life. The lectures were given by experts both from PSU and partner institutions. Updates on PSU’s research and extension, administration and finance departments were also tackled.