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Philippine Women’s College of Davao (Philippines) in collaboration with eduCLaaS to bridge the digital skills gap in the Philippines




On 14 November 2022, eduCLaaS headquarters in Singapore warmly welcomed a visit from the representatives of Philippine Women’s College of Davao, Philippines (PWC), Prof. Vicente Antonio “Tito” V. Pijano III - Chancellor and COO and Prof. Raymond Cosare- Director of the curriculum and instructional development Centre. The visit took place after PWC sealed the partnership with eduCLaaS last 2021 and became one of the first partners to offer applied undergraduate programs across the Philippines. 


During the visit, the delegates from Philippine Women’s College of Davao experienced the modern facilities and got introduced to the advanced training system at eduCLaaS headquarters. Both parties also discussed the collaborations and future directions to help bridge the digital skills gap in the Philippines.


Sharing about the experience visiting eduCLaaS headquarters, Prof. Vicente Antonio “Tito” Vallejo Pijano III, COO and Chancellor of Philippine Women’s College of Davao said: "This partnership brings the best of both worlds in terms of technology and future-proofing education and training we provide. PWC looks forward to a very enriching collaboration of bridging the academe and industry to provide applied degrees and industry experience using the apprenticeship model."


Founder and CEO of eduCLaaS, Leslie Loh, shared his thoughts on the partnership: ‘the collaboration between eduCLaaS and the Philippine Women’s College of Davao will open up a lot more opportunities for learners in Philipines to get digital skills up and meet the demand of global digital economy’ 


About eduCLaaS


eduCLaaS is a Pan-Asia Digital Skilling Platform which aims to deliver talent and enterprise growth with CLaaS® for inclusive digital economy transformation. We connect higher education students, working adults, enterprises, employers, and post-secondary institutions for digital upskilling, digital career induction, and digital workforce development.


CLaaS® delivers Competency Learning as a Service to bridge the digital skills gap with competency-based curriculum, work-based learning pedagogy and blended work2learn journey. CLaaS® courses have received accreditations from education regulatory bodies and over 100 international universities.


eduCLaaS, with a network of 100+ campuses, has served over 50,000+ learners, and 2000+ enterprises across Asia with CLaaS®. 


Find out more about eduCLaaS at https://www.educlaas.com/  


About Philippine Women’s College of Davao


In 1919, the visionary couple Dean Conrado Benitez and Francisca Tirona Benitez founded in Manila the Philippine Women’s College (now the Philippine Women’s University). In time, their vision of women’s education would transcend the boundaries of Manila and reach south of the archipelago. PWC alumnae from Mindanao saw the need to spread and promote the educational objectives of their Alma Mater among the young people of Mindanao. This idea became a reality when the PWU Board of Trustees approved the plan to put up the Philippine Women’s College of Davao (PWC), which eventually opened its doors to students in 1953.


To apply and learn more about the program please fill out PWC's contact form   https://pwc.edu.ph/contact-us/ 


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