CTU Extension Services Conducted the “Sharing of Best Practices in Community Engagement with GIED Delegates” at CTU-Tuburan Campus

Photo by: Jose Primo S. Bardoquillo, ICPA Staff

The University Extension Services of Cebu Technological University organized the “Sharing of Best Practices in Community Engagement with GIED Delegates” as part of the Care What You(th) Wear Project Job Shadowing of Erasmus + Programme coordinated by Global Citizen’s Academy (GCA), Lithuania, and Global Initiative for Exchange and Development Inc. (GIED). The Extension Services of CTU-Tuburan hosted the event, which was held in the Hometel Extension.

The event was participated by Dr. Lynette Matea S. Camello – University Director for Extension Services, Dr. Jorelyn P. Concepcion- University Director for Viable Demonstration Projects, Ms. Mildred G. Martinez- Job Shadowing Participant in Athens, Greece, Prof. Ruby Grace Guia- Internationalization Chairperson, CTU Argao, Dr. Ma. Carla Y. Abaquita- CTU Tuburan Campus Director, Prof. Devonna M. Celedonio- Extension Services Chairperson of CTU-Tuburan along with the extension proponents, representatives from different CTU Campuses and the GIED Delegates from Greece and Portugal.

Delegates from Greece and Portugal shared their practices and experiences from the Fabric Republic: Ms. Athena Pilitzidou, Care What You(th) Wear Project: Ms. Mildred G. Martinez, and Communication and Content Planning in Social Organizations Context: Ms. Ines Mateus. The event also included the prospects and potentials of CTU community extension engagements as well as the presentation of community extension programs per campus.

On the second day of the event, the extension team headed by Dr. Camello and Dr. Conception together with the GIED Delegates conducted a community visit to the extension sites of the College of Education at Barangay Apalan, Tuburan, Cebu for the project “Kusina Masters” and the College of Arts and Sciences and MAVEd at Barangay Bagasawe, Tuburan, Cebu for the project “BUKAG”.

In her speech, Dr. Camello stated that learning from each other’s experiences and adapting to one’s practices is the prominent way to develop your skills and knowledge regarding community engagement.

Words by Jose Primo S. Bardoquillo, ICPA Staff