The PA3i Northern Mindanao Chapter, in partnership with Philippines-Australia Human Resource and Organisational Development Facility (PAHRODF), conducted a series of orientations on the Australia Awards. These were conducted on five (5) separate occasions from February 15 to March 6, 2013, to various groups with participants from the government sector, the academe and the general public comprising mainly of the private sector.
The orientation was aimed at generating awareness and interest in the Australian government’s scholarship program which allocates around 120 slots annually for both the government and private partners and the public at large. Education is one of the priority thrust of the aid program of Australia in the Philippines, in consonance with its Statement of Commitment with the Philippine government.
Northern Mindanao Chapter Vice President and National PRO Chaissa Dulguime-Sajulga was the speaker for the sessions, fully supported by the officers and other members of the chapter.