DepEd North Cotabato Division in Partnership with the DOST XII Successfully held Series of Cluster Wide STARBOOKS Users Training


The Department of Education’s North Cotabato Division, in partnership with the Department of Science and Technology Region XII through its Regional Director, Engr. Sammy P. Malawan, represented by DOST North Cotabato Provincial Director Michael T. Mayo, successfully launched the North Cotabato Cluster Wide STARBOOKS Users Training on May 25, 2022, at Libungan National High School Covered Court, Libungan, North Cotabato.

In his opening speech, Department of Education XII Assistant Schools Division Superintendent Mario Bermudez expressed his gratitude to DOST XII for the continuous support for DepEd.

The event was hosted and organized by DEPED Cotabato Division through DepED XII Education Supervisor, Ms. Lenie G. Foro, and DOST Starbooks IT Specialist, Mr. Benjie Franciso.

A total of 129 participants from the partner schools for Training Day 1:
1. Alamada Elementary Schools
2. Alamada Secondary Schools
3. Libungan Secondary Schools
4. Pigcawayan Secondary Schools
5. Pigcawayan Elementary Schools
6. Libungan Elementary Schools

The STARBOOKS User’s Training is part of a series of training to cater to all schools in North Cotabato. STARBOOKS intends to bring STI (Science, Technology, and Innovation)- based curriculum to students and other constituencies in geographically distant and economically disadvantaged schools and communities across the country in a variety of media. Hundreds of thousands of digitized scientific and technological resources in a variety of media (text, video/audio) are housed in specifically designed “pods” with a user-friendly interface in STARBOOKS.

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