Sponsored and hosted by Department of Hotel, Restaurant and Institution Management-College of Home Economics, University of the Philippines Diliman
The Role of the Academe in the New Normal
20 July 2020, 10-11:30PM (Manila time)
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This webinar is envisaged as a platform seeking to understand the near and distant future of hospitality education while a vaccine is still not in sight. The teaching and learning landscape of hospitality education, not least in terms of academic excellence, will certainly require different approaches and a paradigm shift. Insights from renowned panelists from different core sectors - restaurant/culinary, accommodation, and academia will be shared. With his 30 years of extensive experience in the management and operations of luxury hotels in Asia and the United States, Vlad will share his insights on the changing hospitality education trajectory amidst the global pandemic, while Chef Vicky will delve on how COVID-19 outbreak pushes us members of the academe to become more innovative in facilitating students' workplace readiness. Dr Robert Gozzoli's talk will highlight how might the pandemic create better educational opportunities through international accreditation, including AUN-QA assessment and the United Nations World Tourism Organisation certification to name two examples. The first of the three webinar series the overarching theme is "The Role of the Academe in the New Normal."