The World Council for Curriculum and Instruction - Philippines Chapter (WCCIPh) held a General Assembly and Orientation of new members on October 12, 2019 at St. Paul University Manila with the theme: “Strengthening Transformative Learning and Global Citizenship Education.” The Officers of the chapter conducted their Board Meeting in the morning while the Assembly with Orientation was held in the afternoon.

In their meeting, the officers discussed the Guidelines for new applicants, plans for the national and international conventions, and the activities and updates on the WCCI Philippines Committees, namely: a) Membership; b) Programs, Projects, Activities and Special Events; c) Research, Documentation and Publication; d) Special Interest Groups; and e) Ways and Means.

The orientation and general assembly program featured the talk of Dr. Swee-Hin Toh, WCCI President; group activity and sharing facilitated by Dr. Marites Africa; Testimonials on WCCI Experience by Sr. Merceditas Ang, SPC, Dr. Emerita Garon, and Dr. Vicky Naval; and the plenary presentation on “Education for Life” in the context of the 4th industrial revolution by Sr. Flordeliza Deza, SPC. Dr. Teresita Pedrajas, presented the WCCI vision-mission and activities, then, invited everyone to join the Philippine delegation to attend the WCCI International Conference in San Diego, California, U.S.A. on July 9-15, 2020.

The program, which was participated in by almost a hundred members, was facilitated by Ms. Vanessa Garon-Vandevort.