Ramos of EdTech distinguished at EduTECH Asia Awards for training 11,000 volunteers for Papal Visit

Educational Technology Center Director Asst. Prof. Anna Cherylle M.
Ramos won the “Greatest Individual Contribution to Education Inclusion” award at the EduTECH Asia Awards 2017 at a ceremony held in Singapore. Ramos bested representatives from other Asian countries such as the United Arab Emirates and India during the final screening which ended in
public voting.

EdTech’s winning entry highlighted the massive online course deployment to train 11,000 Thomasian volunteers for the visit of Pope Francis to the University of Santo Tomas for his Encounter with the Youth of the Philippines in 2015.

EduTECH Asia is the largest international education conference and
exhibition that brings together the entire education sector in the Asian region Asst. Prof. Ramos to learn, inspire and exchange ideas
particularly in digital instruction. For the first time in 2017, Terrapin, its organizing agency, launched the EduTECH Asia Awards with the theme “Inspiring the Next Generation.”

The search gave recognition to some of the inspirational, innovative and
successful stories and key players who are transforming and lifting the region’s higher education system to greater heights in the Asian educational technology spectrum.

Although it was the first time that Terrapin established the EduTECH Asia
Awards, the organizers already recognized Ramos in 2013 during the Digital Education Show Asia through an online publication titled “14 Influential Higher Education Tech Leaders in Southeast Asia” featuring the must-know “icons” who have made significant efforts and contributions to the education landscape in Southeast Asia

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