Silliman Spearheads Nat’l Arts Training for Senior High Teachers
Silliman University is at the forefront of a national training for teachers involved in the cultural and arts component of the senior high program in their respective schools.
The “Sining sa Eskwela” training on April 25 to 29 at the Claire Isabel McGill Luce Auditorium is designed for public and private senior high teachers handling the Arts and Design Track Program, Special Program for the Arts, and MAPEH (Music, Arts, Physical Education and Health).
It utilizes the K+12 Art Curriculum Program as its primary framework, and focuses on six arts specialization: dance, visual arts, music, theater arts, creative writing, and media arts.
Spearheading the training for Silliman are its Cultural Affairs Committee and the College of Performing and Visual Arts. It is done in close collaboration with the Arts Education Department of the Cultural Center of the Philippines.
Silliman is one of only ten art centers in the provinces across the Philippines identified by the CCP under its program dubbed “Kaisa sa Sining: The CCP Regional Art Centers and University Art Associates”. The University is also home to Asia’s longest-running writing workshop, the Silliman University National Writers Workshop, which received the Tanging Parangal award from the CCP in 2012.