PH hosts regional meeting on Entrepreneurship Education

The 6th United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) – Asia Pacific Programme of Educational Innovation for Development (APEID) Meeting on Entrepreneurship Education will be held on October 23-25 at the Marco Polo Hotel in Ortigas on the first two days and at the Miriam College-Henry Sy, Sr. Innovation Center on the last day.

The Commission on Higher Education (CHED), the government funding-agency for the event, partnered with Miriam College as Philippines hosts the 6th UNESCO-APEID on Meeting on Entrepreneurship Education.

The said event, with theme “Designing a Relevant and Innovative Entrepreneurship Education: Towards Mutual Recognition of Qualification in ASEAN, East and South Asia”, will bring together 120-150 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.

APEID is a program of UNESCO Asia-Pacific Regional Bureau for Education in Bangkok, Thailand.

According to UNESCO Bangkok, APEID was established to contribute to sustainable human development through the design and implementation of education programmes and projects, mainly at the post primary level of education, which stress ‘educational innovation for development.