The Social Studies Area of the College of Education held a whole-day seminar, Social Studies Education and the K to 12 Curriculum: Trends and Challenges last April 18, 2015 at the Benitez Theater. Around 117 participants from an estimated 30 schools in the NCR and nearby areas joined the seminar. Participants came from tertiary institutions like the Department of Education, University of the Philippines, University of Sto. Tomas, Philippine Normal University, Adamson University, San Sebastian College-Recoletos, Bulacan State University, Pamantasan ng Lunsod ng Maynila, and many more. Secondary education participants came from both public and private schools. The seminar aimed to share best practices and developments in the field. Dr. Serena I. Diokno, chair of the National Historical Commission of the Philippines, was the keynote speaker of the conference.