Continuing support for our signature leadership development program.
A Language Bridge between Cultures
Intensive English-language training helped Alfons Christian Hardjana prepare for his graduate studies at De La Salle University in the Philippines.
A Paradigm Shift in Teaching
An opportunity to reach across disciplines.
The Best of All Development Aid
“Supporting education is the best of all development aid,” Anita Fahrni believes, and her experiences in the fields of development assistance, politics, and personal philanthropy have persuaded her that the education of women and girls is especially important.
When the Teacher Becomes the Student
Dino Cantal of Trinity University in Asia is pursuing a master’s degree in international journalism at Hong Kong Baptist University, through the support of the United Board and CHED.
Former United Board vice president for programs to lead Silliman.
A New Perspective on the Asian Region
The Philippines has embarked on a major transition in education, and that is creating an opportunity for academic professionals like Mark Raygan Garcia to take a fresh look at their roles in higher education. Mr. Garcia is enrolled in the Master of Public Policy and Governance, with Social Policy Specialization program at the Education University of Hong Kong.
Interview with Ben S. Malayang III, President, Silliman University
Under Dr. Malayang’s leadership, Silliman has constructed an approach to higher education that is based on interaction in five venues: the classroom, the Church, the cultural center, the (athletic) court, and the community.
A Heart Deep in the Field
“I love working in the university environment,” says Sokha Om, an English teacher and staff member in the studies office at Royal University of Phnom Penh (RUPP) in Cambodia. “My heart is deep in this field, and I understand how tertiary institutions play vital roles in shaping the nation’s human resources.”
Instilling Pride in Indigenous Culture
“The Philippines is a veritable hotspot for festivals,” according to Christine de Vera, a faculty member at Miriam College’s Center for Applied Music. “They range from religious to cultural festivals, from the significant to the absurd, from small town to big regional celebrations, and from local to international patronage. “ These festivals can be important income-generating activities, but Ms. de Vera believes this economic imperative must be balanced against cultural sensitivity.
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