Physical Education faculty member Dr. Corazon T. Biong and students Hannah Alviea Myrell G. Acera and Mary Grace A. Resus presented research papers at the Seventh Annual Education and Development Conference at the Royal Benja Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand, last March 5-7, 2012.

Acera and Resus, among 100 participants from different parts of the world, presented their thesis entitled “Critical Factors of Pronunciation in English as a Second Language.” They were joined by their adviser Prof. Rebecca S. Galela.

Dr. Biong also presented her paper entitled “The National Competency-Based Teacher Standards (NCBTS) Among the Students of the College of Education.”

The Conference brought together participants in a comprehensive and interactive program that discussed the importance of educational development. The participants learned about the different educational systems worldwide and the importance of educational development and empowering tools for disadvantaged groups.

Keynote speakers were authors Dr. Lynne Celli, Superintendent of Schools for Swampscott, Massachusetts, Dr. Nicholas Young, Superintendent of Schools for Hadley, Massachusetts, and Dr. Rick Roque, leader on Education Finance in Developing Countries.

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