LA TRINIDAD, Benguet – Benguet Division: With the aim of providing an overview of the Career Guidance Program (CGP) of the senior high school cum ensure effective and smooth flow on the conduct of CGP modules for grades 11 and 12, 100 Senior High School (SHS) Teachers from the different public secondary schools in the division of Benguet avail of a 3-day training on the implementation of CGP modules on April 23-25.
Fully supported by the Schools Division Superintendent, Marie Carolyn Verano, and the chief of the Schools Governance Operations Division, Lucio B. Alawas, the training was executed to the optimum through the selected trained guidance counselors and advocates on CGP modules who served as resource speakers and facilitators.
Alawas, in his remarks, stressed the very limited number of guidance counselors in Benguet Division and therefore encouraged the trainees to jovially embrace their appended function as career guidance advocates in their respective schools so the learners will be enlightened and eventually be able to truly determine their career and curriculum exit parallel to their interests, potentials and personality traits after graduating from senior high school.
Rolando Malafu and Ursula Dalay-on of La Trinidad district skillfully equipped the participants with substantial knowledge on the trends and updates of CGP and basics of career guidance, respectively. On the other hand, Eunice Budo of Tublay district talked on the need of CGP while Cobart Bay-an of the district of Buguias focused on curriculum standards. Orientation and walk though on the grade 11 CGP modules were done by the other facilitators whereas the eight grade 12 CGP modules were carried out by the participants who enthusiastically volunteered to serve as demo teachers.
Credits to the brainy Joven Agtani and Kenneth Kelcho, Project Development Officers of the schools division of Benguet for organizing and managing said training.
By Ursula M. Dalay-on