Elias M. Sampa | Curriculum and Academic Programs Director
Australian International School

Elias M. Sampa, Curriculum and Academic Programs Director, Australian International School

In charge of international and local academic programs and curriculum administered by Australian International School, Inc. Overall responsible for analysis of student needs and planning of programs to enhance student success and oversees the development and monitoring of curriculum, course schedules and support programs to the students. Prepare academic documents for outside agencies and serve on academic councils, cabinets and boards. He assists with coordinating and reviewing of all the textbooks, and other instructional materials and platforms purchased and used. The work also involves setting up and implementing quality assurance mechanisms, monitoring and evaluation. Supervise all faculty and academic program heads and liaises with other academic affairs counterparts of partner institutions, School Curriculum and Standards Authority of Western Australian Certificate of Education, the Australian Catholic University, the Bradford University School of Management, UK. He also initiates and fosters partnerships and networks with relevant institutions industry partners for effective delivery of Work Place Learning Course and other areas of collaboration. The latest facilitated partnerships are with Instituto Cervantes for Spanish Language Course (DELE) certified and awarded by the Spanish Government; A-plus languages in the teaching and sourcing out of native Chinese speaking teachers; Confucius Institute for Mandarin Language Courses certified and awarded by the Chinese Government.  Dr. Sampa takes charge of quality assurance for all curriculum and academic programs offered by the AIS system: K-10 Philippine curriculum under DepEd, Grade 11-12 under Western Australian Certificate of Education (WACE), Bachelor’s degree under Australian Catholic University, MBA under the Bradford University School of Management. Provides guidance, develops and delivers capacity building trainings and renders supervision to the faculty and provides policy oversight as a member of the Management Committee.  Prior to joining the Australian International School system, he was Chair of the Department of Social Sciences and Philosophy in College of Arts and Sciences, Trinity University of Asia. He provided supervision of professors, conducted curriculum alignment and instruction, and assigned faculty their teaching tasks and conducted faculty evaluation, and made reports to the management and the University Academic Council. He conducted faculty trainings.  Has been Professorial Lecturer at Arellano University Graduate School of Education (2010- Present); WACE Coordinator; Lecturer Bradford University (MBA Manila) and Bradford MBA Project Paper Supervisor; and Lecturer Australian Catholic University (Manila).  He is member and Secretary of the Society for the Philosophical Study of Education-Philippines (SPSE-Ph).


EduTECH Philippines 2018 Day 1 @ 14:00

Assessing the changing role of the educator in the 21st Century classroom

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