The IMMAJ-PJMCC Foundation, Inc. conducted the first batch of training course for instructors known as IMO Model Course 6.09 from 19 February to 02 March 2018 at the JSU-AMOSUP Mariner’s Home 1765 Vasquez St. corner Nakpil Sts., Malate, Manila.
The course was attended by 16 participants from various PJMCC manning companies and aims to equip maritime instructors with the knowledge and skills on principles and theories of learning and teaching, teaching methods, presentation skills, assessment of learning, and classroom management. It also aims to develop positive attitudes towards teaching and learning and enhance understanding of IMO and its contribution to training of the Filipino seafarers.
After a 10-day training course, a simple graduation ceremony was held, wherein the elected Class President of the IMOMC 6.09 Batch 01, Capt. Anastacio B. Lumain, gave a welcome message to his fellow graduates and guests. Capt. Yasuteru Shigeta, the IMMAJ Manila Representative, also delivered a very inspiring message to the participants. Capt. Shigeta was assisted by Mr. Wenifredo G. Sola, IMMAJ-PJMCC Projects Consultant and Mr. Dennis G. Tan, Lead Instructor, during the awarding of certificates held on 02 March 2018.