The Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) and Mapua University revealed on Tuesday that they’re beginning to equip the nation’s 45 Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) with information science and analytics abilities for the post-Covid-19 pandemic world, following the launching of the Data Analytics and Digital Transformation Training for Higher Education, an government program delivered by Carnegie Mellon University-Australia (CMUA), a worldwide chief in information analytics.
The program is a 10-day digital coaching that mixes a complete enterprise intelligence, information analytics and expertise administration curriculum with a hands-on focus.
The 60 members, who come from 45 HEIs throughout the Philippines, are taught by CMUA’s professional pool of school who’re additionally business specialists, with many energetic business collaborations that put them on the forefront of information science developments.
The taking part HEIs are Agusan Del Sur State College of Agriculture and Technology, Aklan State University, Angeles University Foundation, Apayao State College, Ateneo De Davao University, Benguet State University, Biliran Province State University, Cebu Technological University-Main Campus, Davao Del Sur State College, De La Salle Medical and Health Institute, De La Salle Medical and Health Sciences Institute, Divine Word College of Bangued, Don Mariano Marcos Memorial State University, Don Mariano Marcos Memorial State University (Mid-La Union Campus), Ifugao State University, Iloilo State University, Iloilo State College of Fisheries, Kalinga State University, Leyte Normal University, Manuel S. Enverga University Foundation, Mapua University, Mariano Marcos State University, Marikina Polytechnic College, Monkayo College of Arts, Sciences and Technology, Mountain Province State Polytechnic College, New Era University, Northern Iloilo Polytechnic State College and Batad Campus, Polytechnic University of the Philippines, President Ramon Magsaysay State University, Quezon City University, Saint Francis of Assisi College, St. Anthony’s College, St. Paul University Philippines, Systems Technology Institute (STI), STI College Surigao, Tarlac State University, University of Mindanao, University of Nueva Caceres-Bataan, University of Perpetual Help Sytem DALTA Molino, University of Southeastern Philippines, University of Southern Philippines Mintal Campus, University of the Cordilleras, University of the Philippines, Wesleyan University-Philippines.
The opening program was attended by CHEd Chairman J. Prospero De Vera third, Mapua President Dr. Reynaldo Vea, Carnegie Mellon University-Australia Head Professor Emil Bolongaita and CHEd Offier-In-Charge Executive Director and International Affairs Staff Director Lily Freida Milla.
“This partnership between Mapua and CMUA is very timely not only to improve efficiency in the operations of HEIs using data science but also build upon our efforts to create smart campuses and continue flexible learning in the post-Covid era,” De Vera mentioned.
“CHEd pushed for the development of smart campuses across the country in Bayanihan 2, but we can only lay the foundations and we need technology experts to guide the HEIs to ensure efficiency of operations for enrollment, customizing delivery of education courses, faculty-student interaction, and recruitment of faculty,” he added.
Bolongaita mentioned that this initiative may also empower Philippine educators and play a small half in serving to the nation get better from each the general public well being and financial disaster that Covid-19 has created.
“The Philippines is being tested like never before and while it is difficult to imagine, the pandemic will come to pass. We want to make sure that educators are ready for this and that the workforce more broadly is upskilled,” Bolongaita mentioned.
In the digital coaching with CMUA, members are additionally anticipated to develop asynchronous information analytics modules with localized purposes that may cascade the coaching to different Philippine HEIs.
Participants may select to pursue a Master in Business Analytics at Mapua University, the place this system is credited.
The mentioned undertaking is among the many 11 applications which can be lodged beneath CHEd’s International Continuing Professional (ICPE) grants which fund worldwide certificates applications and quick programs for HEI school and employees to develop and advance Philippine larger schooling.
“In times of rapid change when there is uncertainty, we need to seize the opportunity to innovate and trailblaze on new grounds,” De Vera mentioned, including that extra HEIs could be part of this system because it accommodates most of 70 members.