Innovations In Education: Batangas State University As A National Engineering University
Volume 6 - Issue 7, July 2023 Edition
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Joven Albert Castillo, Mark Emmanuel Magsino
National Engineering University, Engineering Education, Educational Advancement, Innovations,
Engineering education in the Philippines plays a vital role in advancing technological innovations among universities. Engineering prodigies are using their skills and intelligence to discover or create inventions that will help the advancement of engineering education. Areas of educational research especially in engineering education help the needs of the students and graduates to be globally competitive. Being competitive in education means that universities are addressing the call to be on the top of promoting educational and technological advancement. In the past few years, many educational institutions are gradually introducing their system of education as the home when it comes to engineering education and Batangas State University is one of them. The university is known as the National Engineering University recognized by Commission on Higher Education in the Philippines. Among the 1,050 participating universities around the globe, Batangas State University, The National Engineering University ranked 4th in the Philippines and 351st in the UI GreenMetric World University Ranking 2022. By continuing to recognize the contribution of Engineering education to the growth of educational system in the Philippines, the university has produced tons of Engineer graduates who are leading innovations not only in the Philippines but also in other countries. The main purpose of this paper is to present the contribution of Batangas State University to Engineering education in the country from being a Manual Training School started in capitalist occupation of the Americans to becoming a leader of educational innovations that contribute to making the Philippines a well-known home of talented engineers.
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