The President of the National Defense College of the Philippines (NDCP), LtGen Ferdinand M Cartujano PAF (Ret), engaged with the members of the Academic Board during the presentation of findings and recommendations session of Curriculum Review of the MNSA Program in Hotel Casiana in Tagaytay City.
In his speech, President Cartujano highlighted that it is essential for NDCP to conduct continuing efforts to improve and uphold the relevance of the MNSA Program in order to familiarize the students not only with the current prevailing situations the nation is facing, but also to help them devise courses of action to prevent or manage future adversities. The NDCP President also recognized the curriculum review process as a safe space platform for everyone to provide feedback and innovative perspectives that could significantly influence the improvement of the program, particularly its intent, content, and context.
President Cartujano thanked and congratulated the Module Directors, Coordinators, representatives from NDCP Alumni Association Inc (NDCPAAI) and other divisions of NDCP, and the entire Academic Affairs Division headed by Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean, Professor Dr Jose Santos R Carandang VI, MNSA for the successful conduct and comprehensive results of the curriculum review process.
The NDCP President formally closed the activity with the quote: “The teacher who is indeed wise does not bid you to enter the house of his wisdom but rather leads you to the threshold of your mind.” – Kahlil Gibran