In a significant stride towards educational excellence and international collaboration, Iligan City National School of Fisheries (ICNSF) conducted a benchmarking activity on October 19, 2023. This initiative took place at the esteemed Regional Training Center Korea Philippines Vocational Training Center in Davao, Philippines. The event was marked by the presence of key figures from ICNSF, and Center Administrator of RTC-Korphil Engr. Constantino B. Panes Jr. and the Training Department Head, Mr. Mario Dela Cerna.
Education knows no bounds, and ICNSF’s commitment to providing high-quality education received a substantial boost through this benchmarking activity. By fostering a relationship with an international training center, ICNSF aimed to enhance its educational standards, teaching methodologies, and overall student learning experiences.
The benchmarking activity included a comprehensive exploration of best practices employed by the Regional Training Center Korea Philippines Vocational Training Center. The delegates from ICNSF observed live demonstrations of state-of-the-art vocational training programs. They learned about effective ways to integrate practical training sessions into the curriculum, ensuring that students are not only well-versed in theoretical knowledge but also equipped with hands-on skills essential for their future careers.
Apart from the professional knowledge shared, the event facilitated cultural exchange between ICNSF and the host institution. Such interactions are invaluable, as they broaden the horizons of students and educators alike, fostering understanding and tolerance among diverse cultures. Networking opportunities were abundant, allowing ICNSF representatives to connect with their counterparts, creating a robust professional network for future collaborations.
The benchmarking activity conducted by Iligan City National School of Fisheries at the Regional Training Center Korea Philippines Vocational Training Center serves as a testament to the institution’s dedication to continuous improvement and global
collaboration. By embracing international standards and best practices, ICNSF is paving the way for a brighter future for its students, empowering them to excel in the dynamic and competitive world of vocational education.
As ICNSF continues its journey towards excellence, the knowledge and experiences gained from this benchmarking activity will undoubtedly shape the institution’s educational landscape, ensuring that students receive a world-class education that prepares them for success in their chosen careers. With a steadfast commitment to quality education and international partnerships, ICNSF is poised to make a lasting impact on the lives of its students and contribute significantly to the development of the vocational education sector in the region