Joel and Tessa Yuvienco split policy and operational roles at eKindling. Together with Lilet La Viña, they co-design develop, and deliver training programs to keep lifelong learners’ talents up to the challenge of the 21st Century global economy. The duo co-created what they call the BEST (Build, Engage, Sustain, Transform) framework for learning design and development.
Joel is also Director for Partnerships and Innovation Design of Blended Learning Services, Inc. where Tessa sits as Co-Founder and Programs Director.
He is an Evolutionary Technologist, having graduated with a Statistics and Law degree at the University of the Philippines (U.P.), followed by a residential MBA at the University of Liverpool, U.K. His strength lies in marrying curriculum with the Web and technology.
Tessa is an educator who taught at the Ateneo University, Colegio de San Agustin and Headway School for Giftedness. She has a degree in Speech Communication and Theater at U.P.
The couple are special consultants on Information and Communications Technology (ICT) and curriculum development at the Department of Education, as well as the Philippine Public Safety College, where their talents and advocacy merge naturally.
Their program design has also been demonstrated and shared as best practices in a custom training on the use of ICT and digital tools to teachers in a K-12 private school in Guam.
Angelina “Lilet” S. La Viña is a training consultant specializing in English Proficiency, Personality Development and Business Communication programs for local and multinational companies, as well as educational institutions. She has recently ventured into Motivational Speaking, focusing on the youth and women’s groups.
She lives her life using her own 3 P’s mantra—a positive attitude, a passion for excellence and always living in the present. She was also a regular contributor for the Manila Bulletin Classifieds section, with two columns under her belt – Making What You Love Work for You (a motivational column) and Grammatopia (an English grammar column).
Read more about Lilet here.