Cebu Technological University (CTU) President Rosein A. Ancheta Jr. signed the Memorandum of Understanding to establish cooperative relationships with Korea Polytechnic (KP)III President Kin In-Bae on May 16, 2016 at the institution’s Chuncheon Campus.
The two universities agreed to promote mutual solidarity that entails building lifelong vocational and educational system, fostering creative talent, establishing infrastructure for traditional technology transfer, institutionalizing administrative cooperation for faculty and student exchange programs, and promoting volunteer exchange programs.
Korea Polytechnic III is one of South Korea’s largest institutions, with 32 branches (in the country). Technical-vocational trainings and courses are offered through departments such as Computer-aided Mechanics, Electronics, Industrial Design and Multimedia.
Dr. Ancheta’s 3-day trip to South Korea included a visit to the five branches of KPIII, and a cultural exchange at Songgok University, which signed the agreement with Cebu Provincial Government in January this year to train students from CTU and UP-Cebu.
Dr. Choi Hoon Young, president of the Korea Philippine Educational and Cultural Exchange Corporation (KOPEC), initiated the move for Dr. Ancheta to successfully materialize the agreement with KPIII. CTU expects to ink another pact with Kangnam University, a private institution in Yongin, as the president is set to travel this September.
Establishing linkages, has been, by far, the most prevalent accomplishment of Dr. Ancheta who assumed office last year. (UPO)