CHED-CAR organizes student congress
Ruby Rose G. Kimayong
CHED-CAR held a two-day student congress at the Kings’ College of the Philippines, La Trinidad, with the aim to empower students with the challenges they face every day and with the implementation of full in-person classes with the theme “Youth Adaptability to Bounce Onward in Negotiating Gap (YABONG)”.
The activity is a foundational learning and development intervention designed to foster competency enhancement in the context of the “New Normal,” the return to face-to-face classes, and the “Fourth Industrial Revolution.” It covers topics such as bouncing back stronger and faster, leadership and influence, cultural identity, and continuity.
Student leaders from the Baguio Central University, Neonick Kindipan, Ruby Rose Kimayong, Deberlyn Notarte, Kevin Kent Villamor, Janella Gallera, and Jasper
Alejandrino, participated in the said congress, along with the university’s head of guidance services, Judith R. Adina, RGC, RPM.
Participants are the students and guidance counselors from various higher education institutions in CAR. The event’s main speaker was Hon. Mark Go, Chairman of the House Committee on Higher and Technical Education. Dr. Nancy Flores from the University of the Cordilleras, Dr. Rufina Abul from Saint Louis University, Dr. Ryan Guinaran from TOSP-CAR and DATING, Mr. Paul Joseph Noval, and Atty. Reynante B. Basco from Benguet State University were also the speakers from the said program.