Academic achievements: Focus of first Tea and Substance with the VCA

November 29, 2019 | 10:25 am

The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Academics in partnership with the Romeo P. Ariniego, MD, AFSC Library hosted the first Tea and Substance with the VCA on November 20, 2019 at the Learning Commons, Ground Floor, RPAMDAFSC Library. This quarterly engagement is an open and informal opportunity where Deans, Directors, administrators, Academic Teaching and Service Faculty, Non-Teaching Personnel, and students could talk about the news and updates about the Academics. Vice Chancellor for Academics Juanito O. Cabanias, LPT, MAE, PhD discussed the recent achievements of the Academics, specifically the granting of autonomous status by the Commission on Higher Education and the associate membership to ASEAN University Network. He also answered questions from the audience about the recognition system for performing faculty, staff, and students and sustainability of academic achievements. Guests stayed after the event to catch-up with colleagues over afternoon tea.

ATeam holds the AUN-QA Self-Assessment Report Writing Workshop

The Academic Quality Management hosted a workshop for the ASEAN University Network-Quality Assurance Programme Assessment Self Assessment Report (SAR) Team on November 24-27, 2019 in Baguio City. The workshop introduced the AUN-QA Programme Assessment Criteria and Guidelines to the participants and trained them on how to use the manual to assess their quality assurance practices and to write the SAR. This Report is one of the main components of the assessment to be used during the site visit of the assessors when DLSMHSI undergoes quality assessment for four (4) of its programmes in 2021.

The workshop included lectures and discussions led by the facilitators Dr. Juanito O. Cabanias, Ms. Rowena C. Laigo, Ms. Nancy D. De Los Santos, Ms. Janice T. Ilano, Mr. Efren M. Torres, Jr., and Ms. Zipporah M. Dery. Participants worked in individual and group activities and presented their outputs during this learning session.