PSTO – Zamboanga del Sur conducted training and orientation of STARBOOKS to the teachers of Lison Valley Elementary and High School.


Earlier | Anchored with the policy under the Executive Order No. 70 (the Whole of Nation Approach), Department of Science & Technology IX thru its Provincial Science and Technology Office – Zamboanga del Sur conducted a one (1) day training and orientation on DOST STARBOOKS to the teachers of Lison Valley Elementary and High School, facilitated by Mr. Christian Carl R. Resente, Science Research Specialist ll.

The said activity is part of the interventions identified for the local GIA project titled “Science, Technology and Innovation to Empower Local Communist Armed Conflict-Affected Community in Lison Valley, Pagadian City” to provide STI (Science, Technology, and Innovation)-based content in various formats to students and other constituents in geographically-isolated and economically-challenged schools and communities throughout the country.

STARBOOKS or the Science and Technology Academic and Research-Based Openly-Operated KioskS (STARBOOKS) is a stand-alone information source designed to reach those with limited or no access to S&T information resources. It also contains hundreds of thousands of digitized science and technology resources in various formats (text and video/audio) placed in specially design “pods” set in a user-friendly interface.