Monday, July 15, 2019

Bayombong, NV– In order to strengthen Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) strand, Philippine Science High School- Cagayan Valley Campus (PSHS-CVC) ties with Isabela State University through STEM Education Partnership forum.

The dialogue landed on the two forms, the Science Resource Program and education upgrade, which both eyes on improving the relation of the K to 12 strand to higher education application. These were included in the draft of MOA presented during the discussion.

Under Science Resource Program, both parties enjoy the utilization of respective research centers, which may serve grounds for science high school students in their internship.

To efficiently deliver instructional aspects, PSHS aims to advance their educators by taking their Masteral and Doctoral degrees under ISU professors. The science high school promised accommodation for the university’s professors who will be facilitating their classes in Bayombong.

ISU President Dr. Ricmar Aquino expressed his interest of joining hands with PSHS, saying report of this meeting will be carried in ISU Board of Regents. He furthered, review on the STEM structure offered by the science high school campus must be supervised to identify subjects present in both academic areas to avoid repetition upon college instruction.

This was seconded by Dr. Salvador B. Romo, Campus Director, assuring the certainty of the partnership, which is also projected to include DepEd schools. He also promised to review the MOA presented by their party, to be signed in future meetings.

Together with Dr. Aquino were the University Key Officials and Campus Executives, accompanied by educators of the science high school.

The delegates were toured around the campus, visiting the technology and laboratory centers which were fully funded by Department of Science and Technology (DOST).