Capitol University’s Knowledge Festival 2019

Capitol University held its 2nd Knowledge Festival as part of their Graduate School and ETEEAP bridging towards professional learning experience, a conference that goes beyond the book.

December 14, 2019 – This is the second year that the institution held such a program that aims to enhance the learning experience of graduate students and augment the teaching environment through the sharing of practitioners.

At the plenary, keynote speaker Ms. Mercedes Mejia, managing director of SLERS and President of ECCP Business Council CDO, presented the Filipino Creativity and Ingenuity in the Face of the Global Environment. This is in line with the recent survey that the Philippines ranked last out from 79 countries in the world for reading, math, and science. Making this a huge room for improvement with the country’s education system.

In response to this challenge, Ms. Mejia provided the ECCP’s recommendation to the participants who are professionals and academe practitioners. “Let this knowledge festival be our avenue to widen our learnings, to upskill ourselves and pass on this learnings to our colleagues, to our children.”

The Knowledge Festival 2019 is headed by Dr. Heidi Grace P. Mendoza the Creator and Manager of the event in partnership with the European Chamber of Commerce in the Philippines.

Here is the list of topics and speakers during the festival.

At the end of the day, the participants have widened their learnings from the experts and practitioners that someday they will be able to use them to their respective professions. Indeed, that learning experience must go beyond the book.