Saturday, March 30, 2013

MSU-TCTO joins K to 12 teacher training

L-R:  Prof. Alfredo R. Matolo, CED Dean  Dr. Elvinia A. Alivio, Provincial Tourism Officer Ms. Salvacion Dr. Abubakar and MSU-TCTO Chancellor Atty. Lorenzo S. Reyes.
Bongao, Tawi-Tawi, March 26, 2013 – The Office-in-charge of the Bureau of Secondary Education met top officials of the Mindanao State University-Tawi-Tawi College of Technology and Oceanography (MSU-TCTO) earlier this afternoon to follow through the request made earlier this month by DepED-ARMM Secretary Atty Jamar M. Kulayan for a partnership in regard to the K to 12 mass training of Grade 8 teachers which shall be scheduled between April 22 up to May 2013.

Sec. Kulayan along with other DepED-ARMM Regional Officials made the decision to tap TEIs accessible to the Grade 8 teacher-trainees in their respective divisions in a convergence meeting with the DepED-Central Officials. The first round of convergence to this effect was with Usec Varela along with other Assistant Secretaries in mid December of 2012. Followed by the 2nd round on February 8 with Usec Quijano and Dr. Beatriz Torno, the Director of the Teacher Education Council.

The MSU-TCTO accepted the offer.The MSU-TCTO is to train the 248 Grade 8 teachers of Tawi-Tawi Division. Other partner TEIs in the region is Notre Dame of Jolo College (NDJC) - to train teachers from Sulu division. Basilan and Lamitan City Divisions opted to be with the mainland group (Maguindanao and Lanao del Sur divisions, and negotiation with prospective TEIs for these divisions is still going on.

"Moral Governance"

English - "Good governance for a progressive and peaceful BARMM."

Sinama - "Hap pamarinta tudju BARMM na sambu maka salamat"

Bahasa Sug - "Dan mabuntul tudju pa BARMM masambu iban mahatul"

Meranaw - "Mathitu a kandatu sa BARMM ko katagompiya go kalilintad"


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