Saint Paul Institute's Representative attended 2-days international webinar on sustainable development for Catholic institutions on October 14-15, 2021.
- October 26, 2021
Two days International Webinar-Workshop was conducted by the University of Santo Tomas and the Association of Southeast and East Asian Catholic Colleges and Universities (ASEACU) co-organized with the theme "Beyond the Pandemic: Best Practices towards Sustainable Development" on October 14-15, 2021 via Zoom. The webinar-workshop was divided into three parts important, such as, sharing the best practices during the pandemic; discussion on research, and discussion on internationalization.
Some representatives from Saint Paul Institute attended this international conference together with other 324 participants from different countries in Asian, especially from ASEACCU members.
Director Mr. Phon Sophal attended as a speaker and panelist on Wellness of Being best practice during Covid-19 pandemic, from Saint Paul Institute (SPI) perspective in the Cambodia context. On behalf of St. Paul Institute-Cambodia, Director, Mr. Phon Sophal talked about ensuring the wellness of their stakeholders, as well as their institution's charitable initiatives in providing their students with equipment. "In addressing wellness during the pandemic, St. Paul Institute tried hard to contact individually students to find out how St. Paul Institute could help them. For students who are really poor, SPI allowed them to borrow laptops and tablets to help them with online learning.".Director Phon Sophal shared that SPI had agreed to make the routines of working from home for full time and part-time lecturers with training and orientation for new technology of teaching and learning. SPI has reduced some schedules for teaching (helping all professors and teaching to teach with new technology) with full fee payment for monthly salary. In office, separately for social distancing, we use more room to work and spend more for electricity, speed for internet, but we have to do that will high responsibility. SPI prepared food for staff and put in the boxes (Saint Paul Institute prepares and provides lunch and dinner for staff). Student internship and practicing (specifically for agronomy) farm and laboratory in routines. SPI prepares farm for agronomy students, Director Phon Sophal said on 14th October 2021.