Philippine Association for Graduate Education 50th Anniversary and 46th National Assembly

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MANILA, Philippines - Coinciding with its Golden Anniversary Celebration, the Philippine Association of Graduate Education (PAGE), opens today, September 26, 2012, its 46th Annual National Assembly with the theme "PAGE@50: Continuing Commitment to Quality Graduate Education" at the Historical Landmark Manila Hotel. Hosting the Golden Founding Anniversary celebration is PAGE National in coordination with PAGE National Capital Region.

The two-day PAGE gathering will be keynoted by Senator Edgardo J. Angara and Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities Commission on Accreditation Chairperson Dr. Rosita L. Navarro. The venue for the second-day activities is the Centro Escolar University campus on Mendiola, Manila. Plenary speakers from the Philippines, Hong Kong, and Singapore will present papers on "Graduate School and Outcomes-Based Education," "Outcomes-Based Teaching and Learning (OBTL) in Graduate Education: Philosophy, Strengths, and Cautions," and "Graduate Education in the Philippines: Looking Back, Looking Ahead."

Speakers from Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao will discuss: "Developing Research Culture in a Private Higher Education Institution (HEI): The Lyceum-Northwestern University Experience," "A Framework for Discovering Relevant Patterns Using Aggregation and Intelligent Data Mining Agents in Telematics Systems," and "Collective Self-Esteem, Social Support, Locus of Control, and Well-Being of Moro National Liberation Front (MNLP) Integrees. …