DO 77, s. 1988 – Creating the Technical Advisory Committees in the Technical/Vocational Schools

August 8, 1988
DO 77, s. 1988
Creating the Technical Advisory Committees in the Technical/Vocational Schools

To: Bureau Directors
Regional Directors
Schools Superintendents
Presidents, State Colleges and Universities
Vocational School Superintendents/Administrators

  1. Pursuant to the Memorandum of Agreement signed on June 9, 1988 by the respective heads of the Department of Education, Culture and Sports (DECS), Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI), the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), the organization of Technical Advisory Committees (TACs) in technical/vocational schools is enjoined in order for the TACs to assist the schools in policy and program development consistent with industry demand and growth plans. A Technical Coordinating Committee (TCC) composed of representatives from DECS representing the formal education, PCCI representing the private industry, DTI representing the government industry, and DOLE representing the employment sector has been created to initiate and assist in the organization of the TACs.
  2. The Technical Advisory Committee shall be created in every technical and vocational school (VTS). State colleges and universities which offer technical/vocational programs are also encouraged to organize TACs. The TAC shall be composed of representatives from: (a) technical and vocational school – the school head as chairman; (b) DECS regional office (c) private industry, trade and service sectors specific to the geographical area and program of the VTS to be nominated by PCCI or its affiliate organization or other industry group; (d) National Manpower and Youth Council; and (e) Department of Trade and Industry.
  3. The objectives, scope and coverage, legal bases, composition of the TAC, criteria for selection of TAC representatives, organizational structure, functions of TAC, the responsibilities of implementing cooperating agencies as well as the general implementing procedures and the monitoring and evaluation are all defined in the inclosed Implementing Guidelines for the information of all concerned.
  4. DECS, through the Bureau of Technical and Vocational Education (BTVE) is the lead agency at the national level. The VTS is the lead institution at the local level. There is hereby designated regional monitoring and evaluation committees each headed by the DECSRO Chief, Technical and Vocational Education Division as Chairman with the head of the Technician Education Institute (TEI) or Regional Center for Technical Education and Staff Development (RCTESD) as vice-chairman in every region. This Committee is responsible for monitoring and reporting the progress of the organization of local TACs and the implementation of activities to the BTVE on a monthly basis. The heads of TEI/RCTESD as vice-chairmen are as follows:
    Region I DMMMSU Dean, Dr. Ernesto Gapasin
    Technician Education Institute
    San Fernando, La Union
    Region II NVSPC Pres. Rodolfo Velasco
    Technician Education Institute
    Nueva Vizcaya
    Region III DHVCAT Pres. Dr. Ernesto Nicdao
    Technician Education Institute
    Bacolor, Pampanga
    Region IV CCAT Supt. Arturo P. Casuga
    Technician Education Institute
    Rosario, Cavite
    Region V BCAT Supt. Augusto Nieves
    Technician Education Institute
    Naga City
    Region VI WVCST Pres. Renato Alba
    Technician Education Institute
    Iloilo City
    Region VII CSCST Pres. Atanacio Elma
    Regional Center for Technical Education & Staff Development
    Cebu City
    Region VIII SSPC Pres. Basilio Princillo
    Technician Education Institute
    Catbalogan, Samar
    Region IX ZSAT Supt. Jausan Tahil
    Technician Education Institute
    Zamboanga City
    Region X SNSAT Supt. Ernesto Gonzales
    Technician Education Institute
    Surigao City
    Region XI USP Pres. Eduardo Araral
    Regional Center for Technical Education & Staff Development
    Davao City
    Region XII NCCAT Supt. Onofre Villegas
    Technician Education Institute
    Kidapawan, North Cotabato
    CAR ASAT Supt. Agapito Flores
    Abra School of Arts and Trades
    NCR TUP-MTI Dr. Bernardo Adiviso
    Regional Center for Technical Education & Staff Development
    TUP, Taguig, Metro Manila
  5. To insure overall coordination of efforts, there is hereby created a National Monitoring and Coordination Committee headed by the Director of BTVE with the Superintendent of MIST-NCTESD (as President of TENPHIL), Marikina, Metro Manila as vice-chairman. In like manner, the vice-chairmen of the regional monitoring and evaluation committees are institutional members of TENPHIL. A secretariat shall be organized by the vice-chairman, National Monitoring and Coordinating Committee to receive and process all reports from the Regional Monitoring and Evaluation Committees for transmission to the TCC as bases for policy formulation. The Chairman of the National Monitoring and Evaluation Committee is authorized to call meetings of all regional chairmen at least twice a year to discuss the problems met in the process of implementation.
  6. The Chairman, Regional Monitoring and Evaluation Committee is authorized to hold a consultation meeting every quarter with all VTS/TAC Chairman and industry representatives to discuss problems and issues for the implementation of programs and activities.
  7. Upon receipt of this Memorandum all heads of vocational and technical schools listed herein as the initial number of schools to implement this Memorandum shall invite representatives of industry, NMYC, DTI and DECS-RO for the immediate organization of the Technical Advisory Committee (re item 4.1.2, page 8 of the Implementing Guidelines) and to undertake the initial activities of the TAC. Immediately after each TAC shall have been organized it shall submit its report to the Regional Chairman of the Monitoring and Evaluation Committee for transmittal to the Chairman, National Monitoring and Coordinating Committee. Other technical and vocational schools shall be asked to organize later after reasonable success is attained with this first batch.
  8. Regional reports to the National Monitoring and Coordinating Committee shall be sent to:
    The DECS-BTVE-TCC National Monitoring & Coordinating Committee
    c/o Superintendent, MIST-NCTESD
    Marikina, Metro Manila
  9. Immediate dissemination of this Memorandum is desired.

Incls.: As stated
Reference: None
Allotment: 1-2-3—(M.O. 1-87)

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