Miriam College and the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) recently signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) to officially seal their partnership as Philippine hosts to the 6th UNESCO-APEID meeting on Entrepreneurship Education 2017.   This meeting brings together selected participants from the ASEAN, East, South Asia, and the Pacific Region to create a common framework for entrepreneurship curricula and programs in the region. This goal hopes to multiply opportunities for harmonizing entrepreneurship education that is aligned with national goals as well as empower the citizens of ASEAN and other Asia Pacific countries to respond to global demands.

Signing the MOA were (in photo, center) CHED Chairperson Dr. Patricia B. Licuanan and Miriam College (MC) Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Maria Lourdes Q. Baybay witnessed by (from left) the Director for International Affairs Staff Atty. Lily Freida Milla, MC College of Business, Entrepreneurship, and Accountancy (CBEA) Graduate Programs coordinator and ENEDA National President Dr. Elaine L. Boquiren, One Meralco Foundation OIC and event sponsor Neil Celeste Rara,  MC-CBEA Dean and current Country Program Chair for the 6th UNESCO APEID Dr. Antonio M. Lopez.

The signing was held at the Commission on Higher Education main office in Diliman.

The 6th UNESCO-APEID Meeting on Entrepreneurship Education carries the theme “Designing a Relevant and Innovative Entrepreneurship Education: Towards Mutual Recognition of Qualification in ASEAN, East and South Asia.”

It will be held on October 23-25, 2017 at the Marco Polo Hotel in Ortigas on the first two days and at the Miriam College-Henry Sy, Sr. Innovation Center on the third and last day.