Over the weekend San Pedro Junior College hosted the Winter Conference 2019 of COBEC, The Consortium for Belize Educational Cooperation. Keynote speaker at the opening of the conference was Angel Nunez, President of San Pedro Junior College and the keynote speaker representing Belize Tourism Board and Hon. Manuel Heredia was Mr. Yashin Dujon. The conference is all about cooperation among the institution and focuses on how to bring better and more affordable tertiary level education to the young people of the region.
The topics addressed included confidentiality, integrity, leadership, collaboration, commitment and communication. After a hard day's hard work on deliberation COBEC attendees were hosted at an evening of entertainment with a dinner, cultural presentations and dance party by San Pedro Junior College under the auspices of Hon. Manuel Heredia.
While on the island COBEC participants will be given the opportunity to enjoy some of our touristic attractions mostly on the sea and reef. Ambergris Today commends SPJC on its finesse in hosting such a smooth, productive and fun conference of COBEC.
The COBEC organization includes all the Junior Colleges of Belize, Galen University and University of Belize, along with Junior Colleges and Universities of the United States of America including Bossier Community College Louisiana, Peralta Community College California, College of Coastal Georgia, NISOD Austin Texas, Fletcher Technical College Louisiana, Albany State College Georgia, Valdosta State University Georgia, University of Texas, Maddison Technical College, University of North Florida, University of Illinois, Albany State University, Murray State University, and University of North Georgia.