THE future is vibrant for the John B. Lacson Basis Maritime College (JBLFMU) because it embarks on a roadmap that may take the establishment past assembly native and worldwide necessities.
The JBLFMU roadmap and initiatives have been unveiled at their Iloilo base this month throughout their seventy fifth anniversary celebrations.
This displays the college’s anniversary theme: “JBLFMU at 75: A Legacy of Lacsonian Management and Excellence.”
“Our aim is to go properly past the compliance necessities of any regulatory physique, together with the European Maritime Security Company (Emsa) and impartial evaluation,” mentioned Ronald Raymond Lacson-Sebastian, Chief Govt Officer of JBLFMU.
The compliance necessities embody curricular extensions and revisions; applicable and genuine assessments; further gear, amenities and simulators; improved orientation and preparation of cadets for shipboard coaching; a number of and expanded hyperlinks and affiliations; and establishing new curricula related to nationwide and international sustainability objectives and traits.
Sebastian added that the JBFLMU will preserve and improve its accreditation ranges and autonomous standing.
It is going to additionally search the next Philippine High quality Award as a part of its “relentless dedication to high quality and excellence in schooling and coaching,” he mentioned.
JBLFMU additionally embraces technological advances equivalent to increase actuality and digital actuality of their studying methodology.
“Having developed our personal Studying Administration System (LMS), we’ve got constantly strived to enhance gamified approaches as contributed, urged or saved by our school, together with cloud-based actions, for efficient educating, studying and evaluation classes and to combine.
“Nonetheless, we consider that in keeping with the Requirements of Coaching, Certification and Watchkeeping (STCW), the course or tutorial outcomes and required competencies have to be acquired on the degree of proficiency, whatever the strategy used,” defined Sebastian.
The college can also be pleased with the M/V John B. Lacson, a 71.92 meter lengthy vessel of two,102 gross tonnage. The coaching ship is devoted to coaching Jbflmu college students and trainees on board. It additionally affords onboard sensible coaching for deck, engine and galley for the seafarer pool of transport and crewing corporations.
It was launched final 12 months to mark the college’s 74th anniversary.
This 12 months, JBLFMU is in search of onboard coaching accreditation from the Maritime Business Authority for the coaching vessel.
“We additionally intend to finish the growth web site of the coaching heart and make it operational to raised serve our prospects within the area,” he added.
Throughout the week-long seventy fifth anniversary celebration, the college hosted a sports activities pageant, music and cultural competitions, literary competitions, a pageant, and an alumni homecoming and awards night time.