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OWWA XII SCHOLARS ACTIVELY PARTICIPATED IN 8th SCHOLARS’ CONFERENCE

April 17, 2018

OWWA XII SCHOLARS ACTIVELY PARTICIPATED IN 8th SCHOLARS’ CONFERENCE



The participants of the 8th Scholars’ Conference together with the Resource Speaker and OWWA XII personnel.

&nbsp &nbsp To further equip its scholars with timely and useful learning, the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration XII recently conducted the 8th Scholars’ Conference at Paraiso Verde Water Park and Resort, Koronadal City dubbed as “Seminar-Workshop on Business Etiquette and Grooming” last April 5-6, 2018.

&nbsp &nbsp The 2-day activity was actively participated by a total of thirty – six (36) scholars under the agency’s various scholarship programs, namely: Education for Development Scholarship Program (EDSP), OFW Dependent Scholarship Program (ODSP), Congressional Migrant Worker Scholarship Program (CMWSP) and Education and Livelihood Assistance Program (ELAP) – Education Component.

&nbsp &nbsp This year’s scholars’ conference placed emphasis on improving scholars’ personalities for future employment and dealings. The activity aims to provide avenue in the learning development of scholars in the whole of SOCCSKSARGEN region.

&nbsp &nbsp The whole duration of the activity was filled with learning and fun as the methodologies and techniques used by the speaker complements with the expectations of the scholars. Among the activities conducted were group sharing and discussions, learning sessions, reporting and role plays.



&nbsp &nbsp One of the highlights of the scholars’ conference is the awarding of certificates of recognition to OWWA scholars who graduated this school year. Moreover, a tribute was given by the scholars to OWWA XII Personnel.

&nbsp &nbsp Officer-in-Charge Marlyn E. Jamero, overwhelmed of the tribute, said, “It is so heart-warming to know that scholars appreciate our simple efforts”. She also believes that it is truly necessary to provide them with the opportunity to engage in worthwhile seminars and trainings outside of their usual set-up in their respective institutions.

&nbsp &nbsp Meanwhile, Scholarship Program In-Charge Kristine Marie H. Sison said, "We always give the best of our efforts to provide our scholars with trainings and seminars which are necessary to address their urgent needs and concerns”.

&nbsp &nbsp The Scholars’ Conference is an annual learning support mechanism of the agency that aims to provide its scholars with worthwhile trainings and seminars to support their learning development.



Group of Scholars actively participate in one of the workshops conducted.



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