LSP has chosen to collaborate with the University of Santo Tomas Center Continuing Professional Education and Development (CCPED), on an exclusive basis, to co-organize the upcoming Philippine Linguistic Institute with SIL Philippines. As part of the agreement, they will also offer and conduct Certificate Programs on the following learning tracks: technologies in conducting linguistic research, language documentation, and corpus-based research.
The Philippine Linguistic Institute is an intensive program organized by the Linguistics Society of the Philippines in cooperation with the Summer Institute of Linguistics Philippines. It aims to provide linguists, teachers, language scholars, researchers, cultural workers, and policy makers with training on selected topics by experts and practitioners in the field. In 2020, the third Philippine Linguistic Institute will be held at the University of Santo Tomas from June 22 to 26. The theme for 2020’s PLI is LANGUAGE/TECHNOLOGIES.
The MOA between LSP and CCPED was signed on October 1, 2019 at the Thomas Aquinas Research Complex, University of Santo Tomas. Present were the LSP President, Dr. Alejandro S. Bernardo, and LSP Treasurer, Dr. Rachelle B. Lintao, UST Graduate School Dean, Dr. Michael Anthony C. Vasco and CCPED Director, Assoc. Prof. Jocelyn F. Agcaoilli.