Thai faculty, Students at WVSU on Exchange Program

ILOILO City – – Three faculty members and five students of the Kamphaeng Phet Rajabhat University (KPRU) of Thailand are currently at the West Visayas State University (WVSU) on a Faculty and Student Exchange Program that started on June 20 and ends on June 24, 2015.

WVSU has a Memorandum of Understanding with KPRU inked last August 2013 that will allow both universities, both having strong teacher education programs, to undertake academic exchange of students following the University Mobility in Asia and the Pacific (UMAP) rules and regulations.

Led by Choowit Chaibao, head of the KPRU Social Study Program; Boonloom Duangwiset, KPRU associate dean; and Phimchanok Neryplub, KPRU English Program instructor – the program consists of a WVSU campus tour and local studies focusing on Ilonggo heritage and natural resources as well as observation of English classes and a research forum.

The Exchange Program is hosted by the WVSU College of Education (WVSU) that also hosted the Thai awardees of the 2014 Thai-ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) Student Exchange Program Scholarship last July 2, 2014 wherein under specified subjects, theThai students statyed at WVSU until the end of October 2014 studying Mathematics together with sophomore and senior students of the WVSU COE.


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