RTU’s Pre-Opening Seminar ‘CARE’ Nurtures Faculty Resilience

Rizal Technological University’s (RTU) Human Resource Management Office (HRMO), under the headship of Asst. Prof. Dygneghre Casasola, proactively prepared RTU’s faculty for the upcoming semester by hosting a pre-opening seminar themed CARE: Crisis Management and Resiliency in the Education Sector. The event, held in a hybrid setting from January 11–12, 2024, aimed to equip faculty members with vital insights for a successful academic year.

The seminar featured a roster of notable speakers who addressed crucial topics relevant to the academy. Day 1’s session commenced with Mr. Carlos H. Yturzaeta, a Certified Public Accountant, providing insights into crisis management in the education sector. Dr. Clarissa Delariarte, a licensed guidance counselor and psychologist, took the stage during the afternoon session to share insights on building educators’ resilience through effective student behavior management in the classroom. Day 2 welcomed Dr. Argel B. Masanda, who served as the resource speaker, shedding light on promoting a safe and healthy environment for employees and stakeholders.

The sessions provided faculty members with valuable visions, practical strategies, and a transformed sense of purpose as they prepared to engage with students in the upcoming semester. The engaging discussions and interactive sessions facilitated a culture of continuous learning, ensuring that faculty members are well-prepared to meet the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.