The Ayala Foundation projects are focus on primary education, that would be from kindergarten through grade six, and seek to bridge the gap between privileged and underserved students, especially in terms of access to quality public education. By building partnerships and taking a multi-stakeholder approach, the foundation hope to provide a nurturing learning environment (Center of Excellence in Public Elementary Education, CENTEX), high quality multimedia educational materials (Text2Teach) for public elementary school students, and an opportunity for continued professional development for teachers and principals (Training Institute).
The Center of Excellence in Public Elementary Education (CENTEX) is a public school learning environment where bright children from economically disadvantaged families receive quality education and the necessary support to give them the opportunity for a better life.
The CENTEX operates two public schools, Tondo in Manila and the other is in Bauan in Batangas. The school operate by virtue of a Memorandum of Agreement between the Department of Education and Ayala Foundation Inc.
The CENTEX curriculum emphasizes language arts, math, science, values, environment and being a Filipino. The idea for a CENTEX was developed when the Ayala Foundation was hard put to find candidates for its scholarship program in technical and vocational education.
Graduates from public high schools have to be coached and tutored, to help them pass the qualifying examinations and survive the two year course. Read more http://www.centex.org.ph/main.asp
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Ayala Master of Tri-Sector Collaboration (MTSC)
The barriers between the public and private sectors are breaking down. Governments are now turning to business and civil sectors to help solve complex national problems. Businesses have been called upon to regulate itself, report on, and manage its social and environmental impacts, and to create whole new business models to supplement or replace weak government.
The Master of Tri-Sector Collaboration (MTSC) brings together mid-career managers from government, business, and civil society for 11 intensive weeks, spread out over 18 months, using a unique curriculum developed via roundtables, surveys and hundred of conversations in Asia and the West.
The students stay in their jobs throughout the programmed, empowering them to become social intrapreneurs within their organizations, applying their new skills and knowledge from the very start of the programme. The Master of Tri-Sector Collaboration (MTSC) provides rigorous interdisciplinary training in effective problem solving for the 21st century complex environment. You can inquire here
SMU School of Social Sciences
90 Stamford Road, Level 4
MTSC Programme Office
Tel: +65 6808 5336
It is applicable to business, government, and civil society organizations, and to the interactions among them. Read more https://socsc.smu.edu.sg/master-tri-sector-collaboration
See the PDF factsheetMTSC infosheet 2017
Read more about Ayala Foundation
Ayala Foundation Inc
8F 111 Paseo Building, Paseo de Roxas corner
Legaspi Street, Legaspi Village, Makati City, Philippines
Telephone: 02 7717 5800
4th Floor Krizia Building, Gorordo Avenue
Lahug, Cebu City 6000 Cebu
Telephone: 032 412 2405
2F Climbs Building, Tiano Brothers and Cayetano
Pacana Streets, Cagayan de Oro City
Telephone: 088 22 729 497
Read more http://www.ayalafoundation.org/