|More than 100 teachers from Negros Occidental and Iloilo participated in the seminar.|
|Director Emelita V. Almosara of the National Historical Commission gave a Rizal Bust to Mrs. Lyn Gamboa as gift of gratitude for serving as host of the seminar-workshop.|
|Dr. Boncan delivering her lecture on Rizal's Ideas about Leadership and Good Governance|
|Prof. Espena answering questions about controversial issues on Jose Rizal during the open forum.|
Prof. Darlene Espena (Ateneo de Manila University) delivered a lecture on “Revisiting Controversial Issues on Rizal in Philippine Historiography”. In her lecture, Prof. Espena reminded everyone that "As teachers of history, perhaps the most important thing that we should always remember is the fact that history is interpretive and historical (absolute) truth is difficult to acquire as: facts vary/incongruent, views/ perspectives of primary historical sources vary and at the same time, the views and ideological frameworks of historians vary."
|Mr. Balsamo discussing his lecture about the teaching of the Rizal Course today.|
Mr. Jonathan Balsamo (Heroes Square Heritage Corporation) presented a lecture entitled "DIS-KURSONG RIZAL: Panimulang Pagsusuri ng mga Silabo sa Kursong Rizal". Mr. Balsamo shared some general observations and preliminary findings from his on-going study about the current trends and issues on the teaching of the Rizal Course wherein he evaluated Rizal Course syllabi being used in various private and public higher education institutions in the country.
|Dr. Songco discussing the Transformative Learning approach in teaching history and Rizal.|
Dr. Evelyn Songco (UST) presented an alternative way of teaching the subject Rizal using the "Transformative Learning Approach". According to Dr. Songco "Transformative Learning Approach facilitates the rational development of students by providing them with opportunities for paradigm shifts that result to affective development."
|Ms. Zarah Escueta gives the audience an overview of the Rizal Shrine in Fort Santiago.|
Ms. Zarah Escueta (Rizal Shrine Fort Santiago) gave a presentation entitled "The Legacy Lives On" about the Rizal Shrine in Fort Santiago. In her presentation, Ms. Escueta encouraged everyone to visit Rizal shrines and museums as this will help us experience, understand and learn more about Rizal and his love for our country.
Hon. Emelita Almosara, Acting Executive Director of the National Historical Commission of the Philippines, closed the seminar-workshop inspiring history teachers to give their best in teaching the history and heroism of our national heroes. She also encouraged the participants to take part in the observance of the national celebration of Rizal Day and in the celebration of Rizal's 150th birth anniversary in 2011.