Manila, Philippines – To further strengthen their ties, fellow eLearning advocates Global Online Association for Learning (GOAL) and the Philippine eLearning Society (PeLS) signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) on September 4, 2014, at the Philippine AXA Life Center in Makati City. PeLS is a non-profit organization that, similar to GOAL, seeks to develop the capabilities of organizations in using eLearning as a tool for effective teaching and training. Members of PeLS are mostly colleges and universities in the country, both public and private.
Present at the signing event were GOAL’s Chairman and Board Member James Donovan and Treasurer and Board Member Lilian Reventar. PeLS was represented by its President Arlynne Awayan, Assistant Secretary Maria Victoria Pineda, and its Trustees Thennie Mariano and Joel Yuvienco.
During the event, GOAL and PeLS representatives discussed the ways in which their partnership can effectively stimulate and increase awareness in eLearning among educators and academic leaders in the country. They plan to put up future projects together such as webinars, symposia, workshops, and training programs for members. They also raised the possibility of organizing conferences, exhibits, and other major events that will help them fulfill their objectives as co-promoters of online education.
This new partnership with PeLS confirms GOAL’s commitment to promote the Philippines as the country of choice in eLearning, learning and development strategies, and educational solutions.
Global Online Association of Learning (GOAL) is a non-profit association that represents the interest of educational institutions, teachers, students, and organizations in promoting and improving online education globally. We strongly support the development and application of new concepts and technology geared towards online learning. We greatly encourage the setting of policies and standards as well as building and sustaining partnerships.
We know the power of online education.