On February 6, 2024, the Jose Maria College (JMC) Tech-Voc Department embarked on a significant benchmarking activity at the Regional Training Center Korea Philippines Vocational Training Center (RTC-KPVTC) in Buhisan, Tibungco, Davao City. The event aimed to enhance the department’s understanding of best practices in technical and vocational education and training (TVET) and foster collaboration within the educational community.
The benchmarking activity was organized in collaboration with Mr. Nelson Embat, a distinguished TESD II Specialist, renowned for his expertise in technical education and skills development. Mr. Embat played a crucial role in facilitating the event and providing valuable insights to the participants.
RTC-KPVTC, as the chosen venue for the benchmarking activity, is recognized for its excellence in delivering quality vocational training programs. The center has established itself as a hub for innovation and best practices in the field, making it an ideal setting for JMC’s Tech-Voc Department to gain inspiration and insights
The day began with a warm welcome from the officials at RTC-KPVTC, who provided an overview of the center’s mission, vision, and notable achievements in TVET. Participants from JMC had the opportunity to tour the state-of-the-art facilities, witness live demonstrations of various vocational skills, and engage in discussions with instructors and students.
The benchmarking activity was structured to cover various aspects of TVET, including curriculum development, teaching methodologies, industry partnerships, and student engagement strategies. Interactive workshops and presentations allowed participants to delve into the details of successful programs implemented at RTC-KPVTC.
The collaborative nature of the benchmarking activity facilitated networking opportunities among educators, administrators, and industry professionals. Participants from JMC exchanged ideas, best practices, and potential areas for collaboration with their counterparts at RTC-KPVTC.
In conclusion, the JMC Tech-Voc Department’s benchmarking activity at RTC-KPVTC was a resounding success, providing valuable insights, fostering collaboration, and setting the stage for continuous improvement. The experience will undoubtedly contribute to the enhancement of JMC’s Tech-Voc programs and the overall development of technical and vocational education in the region