Manila, Philippines – Times Education Group Australia has taken significant steps to enhance its presence in Southeast Asia while directly engaging prospective students in the Philippines. The renowned education and training provider has proudly unveiled its collaboration with Filipino boxing legend Manny Pacquiao, who will serve as their esteemed brand ambassador and investor. This exciting partnership aims to foster various education-related initiatives in both the Philippines and Australia.
The primary objective of this collaboration is to propel Times Education, a prominent Australian education institution, onto the global stage by 2024, with the ultimate vision of establishing it as a premier educational institution worldwide.
In addition to the diverse range of courses currently offered, spanning fields such as English, Hospitality, Accounting, Information Technology, Cookery, Travel and Tourism, Real Estate, Digital Marketing, Human Resource Management, Social Media Marketing, Business and Management, Leadership and Management, Marketing and Communication, Aged Care and Community Services, Early Childhood Education and Care, as well as Higher Education Diploma and Graduate Diploma programs, Times Education is gearing up to expand its curriculum further. The institution is set to introduce Sport Coaching and Exercise Management, heralding the establishment of a new Sports Institute. Furthermore, they plan to extend their reach into residential aged care and employment recruitment services.
In a warm and welcoming statement, Charles Shiao, the founder and CEO of Times Education, expressed his enthusiasm for having the eight-division world champion, Manny Pacquiao, as part of their team. Shiao explained that through their partnership with Pacquiao and planned collaborations with colleges in the Philippines, they are committed to offering lifelong scholarships to aspiring students. He praised Manny’s achievements, both in the ring and in his pursuit of education, aligning perfectly with the institution’s ideals.
“Manny is a proven winner in life, and we couldn’t be more enthusiastic to have him onboard as an investor and brand ambassador. His accomplishments continue to inspire young people to persevere in life, and his dedication to education, as exemplified by his pursuit of advanced studies, mirrors our core values,” Shiao remarked.
Manny Pacquiao, who holds a master’s degree in management Major in Public Education, underscored the paramount importance of education. He urged prospective investors to join him in supporting Times Education’s expansion efforts.
“Education is not merely the acquisition of knowledge; it serves as a catalyst for personal growth, societal advancement, and economic development. It empowers individuals, enhances critical thinking, and equips us to confront the challenges of an ever-evolving world,” emphasized the former eight-division world champion.
He continued, “My journey, from humble beginnings to global stardom, serves as a testament to the transformative power of education. Despite encountering numerous obstacles, my unwavering determination and commitment to self-improvement propelled me to become not only a sporting icon but also a respected leader and advocate for education. My story resonates with countless individuals worldwide, underscoring that education transcends social and economic barriers and acts as the great equalizer.”
Times Education, one of Australia’s leading institutions offering vocational education and training, as well as higher learning, has successfully provided training to over 35,000 students across seven colleges and 12 campuses located in key Australian cities.
With global expansion on the horizon, the partnership with Manny Pacquiao reflects a shared commitment to the transformative potential of education. Pacquiao himself is deeply committed to aiding Times Education Group Australia in realizing its global aspirations.
“The collaboration between Times Education Group Australia and Manny Pacquiao symbolizes the transformative power of education,” Pacquiao concluded.