1st National Conference "Indigenous Higher Education in the Philippines: Focus on Mindanao"

Minority Care International in partnership with University of Southeastern Philippines (USEP) hosted the 1st National Conference on "Indigenous Higher Education in the Philippines: Focus on Mindanao" on March 12 and 13 at the USEP Social Hall, Obrero, Davao City.
The objectives of the two-day conference namely are to share the best practices and lessons learned by HEIs in Mindanao in the areas of research, instruction and service to the IPs; to relate the experiences of the IPs in Mindanao with those in the United States; and to recommend policies and programs on research, instruction and service to IPs as institutions of higher learning.
The national conference was a gathering of people from different sectors representing Agricultural Technology, Teacher's Education, Research, Extension, and IP scholars. It featured the studies of Dr. Linda Kay Mizell from Colin County Community College, Texas, U.S.A.