From: Public Information Section
Category: Capitol News
Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. and Department of Education (DepEd) – VI Regional Director Mildred Garay inked a Memorandum of Agreement on the pilot implementation of the K to 12 Program at Bacolod City National High School (BCNHS) and the Negros Occidental Language and Information Technology Center (NOLITC), recently.
The province through NOLITC will provide technical support to DepEd for the model implementation of the Contact Center Services NC II Training for the senior high school at BCNHS.
The MOA Signing was witnessed by Ma. Cristina Orbecido, head of NOLITC, Jose Dayot III, principal of Bacolod City National High School, and Clarissa Zamora – Asst. Schools Division Superintendent of DepEd – Bacolod City.
The DepEd – Division of Bacolod City, through the K to 12 Basic Education Program, choose to implement the call center training for the senior high school because of the current demand for qualified human resource in the BPO/IT sector in Bacolod City.
Under the K to 12 program the Department of Education will increase the number of school years of basic education in order to improve the quality thereof and it shall model the said program in Bacolod City National High School for S.Y. 2011-2012 and SY 2012-2013, under the Division of Bacolod City thru partnership with local government units of Negros Occ. and Bacolod City and DEpEd.
It is stated in the MOA that DEpEd shall implement the model project for the senior high school in accordance with the guidelines issued by the DepEd with the end view that senior high school graduates whose skills and competence have been fully developed, may choose to look for a job, opt for private entrepreneurship or proceed to enroll in college.
NOLITC is the first government run IT Center in Western Visayas duly recognized by Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) offering competency-based training programs on Contact Center Services NC II and Finishing Course for Call Center Agents NC II. /Capitol News