•February 26, 2015 • Leave a Comment
The IDP Philippines invites aspiring students to attend the Australia & New Zealand Education Exhibition 2015! Representatives from some of the popular Australian and New Zealand universities are present to provide info on the eligibility and requirements to study overseas. The schedules are as follows:
MANILA : April 25, 2015, Saturday, Makati Shangri-La Hotel, Ayala Avenue corner Makati Avenue, Makati City, Philippines; TIME: 11AM – 5PM
CEBU CITY: April 26, 2015, Sunday, Radisson Blu Hotel Cebu, Sergio Osmena Blvd cor Juan Luna Ave, Cebu City, Philippines; TIME: 11AM – 5PM
DAVAO: April 28, 2015, Tuesday, Marco Polo Hotel Davao, C.M. Recto Street, Davao City, Philippines; TIME: 2PM – 8PM
•February 24, 2015 • Leave a Comment
(The article or the post text is completely copied from the newsletter sent to alumni of Australian universities and availed the AusAID grants in the past.)
Do you dream of making a difference in your field and in society? Do you aspire for a world-class Australian education to develop your leadership skills?
The Australian Government is offering future Filipino leaders an opportunity to be change agents and development catalysts through its prestigious Australia Awards Scholarships program. Applications for the program’s 2016 intake is open until 30 April 2015.
For over 50 years, Australia has supported the Philippines’ best and the brightest to advance their education at Australia’s world-class universities on Australian Government-funded scholarships. Australia Awards Scholarships is aimed at future leaders – regardless of gender, ethnicity or disability –with the passion to spark positive change in their countries.
Scholarships are available to individuals who wish to pursue postgraduate qualification (Masters Degree) at Australian universities. It covers awardee’s travel, study, and living expenses in Australia. Interested applicants may visit the Australia Awards-Philippines website at http://www.australiaawardsphilippines.org. for the complete guidelines on eligibility and application procedures or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Note: You can check if you are eligible to apply for the study grant: http://australiaawardsphilippines.org/applicants/how-to-apply
•February 20, 2015 • Leave a Comment
Popular writer, John Maxwell shared his own experiences, professionalism and leadership in these two books: The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership and Developing the Leader with You… The first book provides timeless laws that everyone must follow if you want to be a great leader – at home, on the job, in church, or wherever you are called on to lead; while the latter is about the culmination of Maxwell’s skills learned in twenty years of leading people – the ability to lead others successfully. To find more interesting books, visit my other blogsite showcasing my book collection at: Book Aklat Libro
•February 11, 2015 • Leave a Comment
UPDATE (20/02/2015): It was a full-packed concert! I did stand-up for almost two hours but it was worth watching THE SHOW paying Php795 for the General Admission ticket. The group confessed that the concert in Manila was the first-ever biggest live performance they had after they were discovered in Youtube website.
•January 24, 2015 • Leave a Comment
The Making Cities Liveable Conference 2015 will be held in Melbourne (Australia) from the 6 – 7 July 2015. Topics will be covered as follows: Planning for liveable, active and healthy cities; Public health and planning collaboration: health strategies and wellbeing outcomes; Creating aged friendly communities; Impact of density and growing populations; Public space and sharing space; Smart cities: age of analytics and technology; Key to sustainable transport; City and regional pressures: food, energy and water; Regional cities: the future plans for smaller centres International cities and sister cities: what we can learn – what are the outcomes; Sustainable frameworks: communities, facilities, cities; Universal design: urban housing that works for everybody;New urbanism: emerging approaches to design and planning; Future of work: co-working labs and dispersing jobs; Working with councils: legislation and policies; Urban agriculture; Creative cities – knowledge cities; Building tolerance and resilience; and Leadership in sustainability. CLICK THE IMAGE ABOVE FOR DETAILS.
In conjunction with the Liveable Cities Conference. the Safe Cities Conference will be held on 8 July 2015 at Pullman Melbourne on the Park. This one day conference will focus on the following topics: Designing, building and planning for safer communities;CCTV surveillance technology and data; Public transport, road and pedestrian safety; Crime prevention strategies; Systems and technology: mobile apps, intelligent systems, thermal imaging, facial recognition, license plate tracking; Urban safety: role of streets, public spaces and landscapes; Institutions safety: campus, hospitals, aged care and shopping centres; Safety initiatives for vulnerable groups: child, youth, women & elderly; Workplace health and safety; Late night safety; and Policy, research and licensing laws. CLICK THE IMAGE ABOVE FOR DETAILS.