Vice President for Publication, Extension and Business Affairs Edgar U. Tibay performed duty on behalf of the president to secure ties with Gongju National University of Education in Korea on June 8.
Both universities promote student-teacher exchange program being a composite of global friendship program to improve English proficiency among constituents. More activities were agreed upon focusing on teaching multicultural education by the Cebu Technological University faculty.
GNUE President Byoung-Geun Ahn sent an invitation to CTU President Rosein A. Ancheta Jr. in summer this year to finalize the terms for the aforesaid linkage. Both parties aim for positive outcomes in terms of broadening the multicultural setup of education in the 21st century.
Accredited by the Korean Ministry of Education, GNUE is founded in 1938 and is now a coeducational higher education institution offering programs that meet global needs.
Making use of his time, Dr. Tibay discussed with Daejon Metropolitan Superintendent of Education Sul Dong Ho matters related to establishing a language Centrum in the former’s institution where Koreans could perhaps be accommodated to improve on their communicative competence in English. During the tour at ChongNam National University, he also took interest in a dialogue with the representative to initially forward the possibility of jointly conducting a research in agriculture..
Other universities visited were Korean Advance Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) and Hanbat National University, which previously hosted College of Technology faculty, and Pai Chai University. Dr. Tibay was accompanied by Danao and Argao campus directors, Dr. Rosemary L. Almacen and Dr. Juanita P. Pinote. KML/UPO Contributor