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Dr. Quirico Samonte served as professor of education at Eastern Michigan University from 1963 until his retirement in 2001. Aside from teaching, Samonte served as University Coordinator for the National Council of Accreditation for Teacher Education, Chief of Party to the Basic Education Development Project in Yemen, and Advisor to the Ministry of Education for the Primary Curriculum Development Project in Swaziland. Born and raised in the Philippines, Samonte was a boyhood acquaintance of future-President of the Philippines, Ferdinand Marcos.
Eastern Michigan University School of Education, public education, Yemen, Basic Education Development Project, accreditation, higher education, university administration, Philippines, Ferdinand Marcos
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Jones, Matt, "Quirico Samonte, Oral History Interview, 2019" (2019). Oral Histories. 56.