Fourth three-days training workshop was organized by the International Bureau of Management Online Recognittion and Accreditation Standards (IBMORAS) for its program evaluators (PEs) in collaboration with Certification Proficiency Development International (CPDIA), Bangkok Thailand from September 28-30, 2021 at virtual meeting. Resource person for the training workshop was Prof. Angel Esmeralda, a very senior quality assurance professional with considerable international experience of institutional and program review, presently IBM-CEO
Program Evaluators representation was based on institutional and provincial quota. Thirty (30) participants for the workshop were identified and nominated for the training workshop including meritorious professors, deans, directors, and a few associates. This is the fourth training workshop in the series, earlier three such workshops were conducted in 2018, 2019 and 2020 with total number of 90 program evaluators/experts. The main objectives of the fourth training workshop were: to improve the relevant skills of PEs in undertaking external evaluation and accreditation process of degree programs and to understand participatory analysis and best practices of external peer review process.
The inaugural session of the workshop was chaired by Prof. Dr. Andrea Lynne Bernardo Deputy Director of IBMORAS. She appreciated the interest and commitment of the participants in the workshop deliberations. Participants of the workshop highly valued the training material and its delivery by the resource person. They expressed their full satisfaction on the teaching-learning process and desired that such workshops may be regularly organized for orientation and updating the knowledge and skills of the P.Es.