Pilipinas 2020 movement conducted Visioneering (Vision Engineering) and Leadership Training Workshop for student leaders last October 29, 2015 at DNSC Audio Visual Room, Davao del Norte State College, Panabo City.
It was participated by student leaders from the five State Universities and Colleges (SUC’s) in Davao region. A dance energizer and introduction of different delegates were done before the program officially started with a prayer and national anthem by the DNSC Chorale. Hon. Rowell Bain, SSC president of the host school DNSC, gave his welcome remarks followed by the introduction of guest speakers by Dr. Ariel O. Gamao, Dean of the Office of Student Services (OSS).
First part was a seminar conducted by honored speakers Atty. Carasco and Mr. JB Baylon from the office of the renowned senator, Sen. Allan Peter Cayetano gave their insights on good leadership and governance as well as their visions for the Philippines in the next five years. They have emphasized their vision for the country and its economy to be developed and as progressive as Singapore, Asia’s rising tiger. The speakers discussed different issues that the country faces today as well as their plans for a brighter Pilipinas. A tactful question and answer portion ended the first part of the event. Second part includes a series of workshop such as “visioneering” and dance workshops. Participants were divided into groups and tasked to share in the group their vision for the country, their city, and their selves in the next 5 years. After that, a mass dancing was conducted by all the student leaders headed by the event facilitators. The last part was the awarding of certificates of participation to all delegates followed by picture taking participated by guest speakers, facilitators, and student leaders.
Young leaders parted ways accepting the challenge of a better future in their hands, and carrying the hope of success for the next generation as they work for the vision of real change as they say all out and all heart, I BELIEVE!
By: Prof. Samuel Plando