Returning Australian scholars continue legacy of the #First70Years, set to push development agenda in the country
Twenty-nine Filipinos, all recent graduates of Australian universities, were welcomed by the Australian Embassy during a 3-day conference held on 9 to 11 February 2016 in Davao City.
December 19, 2012 – The Notre Dame of Marbel University (NDMU) in South Cotabato, Mindanao is now enjoying the benefits of having faculty members who completed their postgraduate studies in Australia’s top universities. From 2010 to 2012, NDMU’s College of Education, one of the leading teacher education institutions in Mindanao, has produced topnotchers in the Philippine Licensure Examination for Teachers.
December 13, 2012 –Fifteen Filipino recipients of the 2013 Australia Awards Scholarships aim to make a difference and use their Australian education to help address, find solutions and new approaches to development challenges in the Philippines, particularly in the areas of disaster risk reduction management, human resource and organisational development, governance and basic education.
(6 November 2014) The United Nations Human Rights Council appointed today Australian Government scholar and Philippine human rights lawyer, Atty. Ricardo A. Sunga III, as a Member of the United Nations Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent.
03 December 2014. The Australia Awards Scholarships is open to talented Filipino leaders and achievers – regardless of gender, ethnicity or disability – who are passionate about sparking positive change and development in the Philippines.
Twenty-four future leaders and change agents from the Philippines were awarded the prestigious Australia Awards Scholarships, the international development scholarship program of the Australian Government. The Filipino awardees are set to leave for Australia in June 2013 to pursue postgraduate studies in Australia’s premier universities.
Australian Embassy Deputy Head of Mission Dr David Dutton welcomed 34 Filipino scholars of the prestigious Australia Awards program on their return to the Philippines after having completed post-graduate studies at Australia's top universities.
Filipino recipients of Australian postgraduate scholarships have successfully completed their studies and are returning to drive and re-energize development initiatives in their home government agencies, including the Departments of Education, Interior and Local Government, and the Civil Service Commission.
10-11 April 2013, Davao City – Fifty-four Filipino awardees, who completed postgraduate studies in Australia, together with their mentors, recently met for a workshop to discuss the progress of their re-entry action plans (REAPs); these are the development programs that they had committed to implement upon their return to the Philippines. The REAP progress workshop, which was held from 10-11 April 2013 at the SMX Convention Center in Davao City, had been a venue for the awardees to fine tune the implementation of their REAPs and customise it based on their organisation’s current situation.
30 January 2014 - Filipino recipients of Australian postgraduate scholarships have successfully completed their studies and are returning to drive and re-energize development initiatives in their home government agencies, including the Departments of Education, Interior and Local Government, and the Civil Service Commission.
(21 February 2013 ) World-class academic standards, exposure to multi-cultural environments, leadership opportunities, and, best of all, the opportunity to contribute to the Philippines’ development – these are some of the things that future leaders from the Philippines can look forward to from Australia Awards Scholarships.