ABOUT THE FOUNDER
The founder’s academic endeavors as well as his passion for education can be traced back to his roots. The founder was brought up by a family of educators with two of his grandparents, Mrs. Anna Yap Tomakin and Ms. Brigida Tejano Tomakin, both teachers in the public school system.
Dr. Ferdinand Yap Tomakin finished Bachelor of Science in Mathematics at the University of San Carlos in 1990. Immediately after his graduation, he took Masters of Science in Mathematics at Ateneo de Manila University and finished in 1992 with a thesis in Algebraic Combinatorics. He was into Doctor in Philosophy in Statistics program at the University of the Philippines – Diliman where he served as a teaching fellow and lecturer in Statistics from 1998-2001. He holds a doctorate degree in Educational Management from Southwestern University in 2004 and another doctorate degree in Research and Evaluation from Cebu Normal University in 2006.
His academic experience includes both teaching and research. He taught undergraduate and graduate mathematics, statistics and research courses at the University of Santo Tomas, De La Salle University, University of Asia and Pacific, School of Statistics-University of the Philippines-Diliman, University of San Jose-Recoletos and at the University of San Carlos. His research works which are published in local and in international journals are those in the field of algebraic structures, combinatorics, and mathematical finance which he presented in various mathematics and statistics conferences here and abroad.
He is an author of numerous textbooks in mathematics and statistics which was used by different universities and colleges all over the country. He is also a consultant speaker and lecturer in mathematics, research, statistics, educational management, quality management systems and organizational strategic planning in different institutions and organizations.
Dr. Ferdinand Tomakin also served as an administrator in various schools. He is a PACUCOA (Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities Commission on Accreditation) accreditor and a certified IRCA (International Registry of Certificated Auditors) Lead Auditor for ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management Systems.
The founder is currently the President and at the same time, the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Academia System Global Colleges. With Dr. Ferdinand Yap Tomakin leading the charge for the growth and development of ASGC, the school will no doubt be propelled to greater heights.