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12 MARCH 2001. VOLUME 32. NUMBER 40. 4 PAGES 

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Educational conventions feature CED Dean

Dr. Allan Bernardo, dean of the College of Education, was keynote speaker during the 30th Annual Convention of the Linguistics Society of the Philippines. The title of his talk was “Beyond Functional Literacy: Towards a Multiliteracy Pedagogy.” The convention was held at the University of Santo Tomas last February 16-17.

Bernardo was also invited plenary speaker during the 2nd National Conference on Research in Teacher Education. His talk was titled “Teacher Cognitions: New Frameworks for Inquiry and Analysis.” The conference was held at the University of the Philippines, Diliman last February 21.

During the 1st Convention of Psychology Students in Mindanao held at the University of Mindanao on March 3-4, he was also invited as plenary speaker. He discussed “Culture and Psychology: Making Psychology More Relevant to More People.”

On March 7, Bernardo was again featured as resource person during the “Seminar-Workshop on Writing and Publishing Research Reports” for the Commission on higher Education-University of San Carlos Zonal Research Center (Region 7) held on March 7 at the University of San Carlos, Cebu City.

CLA faculty honored in SANGFIL awards

Dr. Imelda de Castro of the Departamento ng Literatura at Wikang Filipino (DLWF) was honored on February 27 as one of the judges in the high school category of the National Competition on Essay Writing organized by the Sentro ng Wikang Filipino (SANGFIL) of the University of the Philippines. She was also the master of ceremony for the said affair.

Dr. Pamela Constantino, SANGFIL president, led the giving of certificates and, at the same time, thanked the judges for their support and cooperation.

Held in cooperation with the National Commission on Culture and the Arts and KABAYAN Publishing Company, the ceremony was planned as part of the celebration of the 11th Arts Month. This year’s theme is “Art for Peace in 2001.”

In related news, Arvin Ello, a creative writing student of DLWF and a teacher of De La Salle Zobel School, won in the teacher category of the essay writing competition.

RED faculty gives inaugural lecture of Doña Salustiana Dee professorial chair

The Religious Education Department of the College of Education will sponsor the inaugural lecture of the Doña Salustiana Dee Distinguished Professorial Chair in Education on March 17 at the Ariston Estrada Seminar Room, from 12:30 to 2 in the afternoon.

Titled Let the Children Come to Me, Dr. Jose de Mesa will speak on the theological and historical-cultural review of the Catholic practice of children’s first communion.

It will highlight factors that should be subordinate to theological convictions held by the Catholic community regarding membership and sacramental celebration. The lecture will also explore the theological reasons behind welcoming all baptized children to full participation in the Eucharist and will point out the existential advantage of such a practice.

Dr. Allan Bernardo, dean of the College of Education, will give the remarks of circumstance. Incoming Vice President for Academics, Brother Andrew Gonzalez, FSC, will award the professorial chair during the installation ceremony

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