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Mapúa MCM ensures Quality Education through International Assessment and Local Accreditations


In its pursuit to enhance educational quality and global competitiveness, Mapúa Malayan Colleges Mindanao recently hosted a series of orientations and workshops focusing on the importance and benefits of both local accreditations Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities Commission on Accreditation (PACUCOA), PCS Information and Computing Accreditation Board (PICAB), and Philippines Technological Council – Accreditation and Certification Board for Engineering and Technology (PTC-ACBET) and international assessment ASEAN University Network-Quality Assurance (AUN-QA)  

The 2-day event took place on February 19 – 20, 2024, at the Mapúa MCM Learning Commons, with reputable resource speakers, Mr. Cesar C. Coronado, the Continuous Quality Improvement Office Director of Mapúa University, and Mr. Ariel Kelly D. Balan, Dean of School of Information Technology of Mapúa University, brought together administrators and educators to explore accreditation processes and best practices.  

(L-R) Dr. Melwin G. Mende, Manager, Quality Assurance and Enhancement Office, Mapúa MCM, Mr. Cesar C. Coronado, Director, Continuous Quality Improvement Office, Mapúa University, Mr. Ariel Kelly D. Balan, Dean, School of Information Technology, Mapúa University, Engr. Alejandro H. Ballado, Jr., EVP-COO and Concurrent VPAA, Mapúa MCM .
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Mr. Ariel Kelly D. Balan, as a resource speaker for PICAB accreditation.

Participants were provided with workshops and orientations by the resource speakers, creating a collaborative environment for sharing ideas and experiences. The gathering allowed for significant discussions on various themes, including faculty development, curriculum design, and facility and student service improvements. 

Through these accreditations, Mapúa MCM ensures adherence to certain quality standards. Mapúa MCM’s journey towards accreditations means that the institution is indeed committed to Continuous Quality Improvement and dedicated to providing high-quality education for students locally and beyond.