July 25, 2024

BONTOC, Mountain Province – In a significant move to advance science and technology education in the region, the municipal government has signed a memorandum of agreement with the Department of Science and Technology-Cordillera and Mountain Province General Comprehensive High School (MPGCHS).

The collaborative effort aims to implement the “Science and Technology Education through Robotics for Mountain Province General Comprehensive High School” project.

It also signifies the parties’ shared commitment in providing students with access to cutting edge technology and hands-on learning experiences, enabling them to develop critical skills for the 21st Century workforce.

Under the project, MPGCHS will be provided with P234,426.74 – P174,426.74 from DOST-CAR, P10,000 from MPGCHS as its counterpart; and P50,000 from the municipal government under its Special Education Fund.

The project aims to equip science teachers and students with 21st century learning styles.

“This project represents our commitment to investing in the future of our youth. By providing them with access to robotics education, we are empowering them to become future innovators, problem solvers, and contributors to the advancement of our society,” Mayor Jerome Tudlong said.

The MOA signing ceremony took place at the Mayor’s Conference Hall at the Municipal Capitol on July 10 and was attended by Senior Education Program Specialist-School Mobilization Networking Section of DepEd-Mountain Province Sonia Batnag, personnel from the MPGCHS led by Principal Atkinson Tudlong; Provincial Science and Technology Office-Mountain Province OIC Minirva Songaben; LEO III Jenelyn Caluza; and Municipal Accountant Yolanda Comafay. – Christy Mae F. Che-es