August 7, 1992 – DO 84, s. 1992 – Operationalizing the National Science Teaching Instrumentation Center (NSTIC) Amended by DO 92, s. 1993 – Rescinding DECS Order No. 84, s. 1992 (Operationalizing the National Science Teaching Instrumentation Center (NSTIC)) Facebook Twitter Google+ Share

August 7, 1992
DO 84, s. 1992
Operationalizing the National Science Teaching Instrumentation Center (NSTIC)

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

  1. Under the project agreement of the Philippine German Science Teaching Improvement Project focusing on “Improving Science Teaching at Secondary Schools”, a national science equipment fabrication and training center is established in Sudlon, Lahug, Cebu City. This Center is to be known as the National Science Teaching Instrumentation Center (NSTIC). It shall be responsible for:
    1. Developing prototypes of science teaching equipment, including technically-oriented user’s manual and pedagogically-oriented laboratory manual for mass production in the country using mainly locally available materials;
    2. Developing and setting standards for science teaching equipment in the country;
    3. Undertaking quality control of science teaching equipment being provided to schools;
    4. Developing and implementing a system of repair and maintenance of science teaching equipment;
    5. Training of teachers in the effective use of science equipment; and
    6. Assisting the private sector in developing its capability to mass produce the science equipment prototypes.
  2. The Center shall be administered as a Unit under the Office of the Secretary, Department of Education, Culture and Sport. An Advisory Board shall provide policy guidance and program direction to the Center.
  3. The inclosures provide additional information about the operation of the Center.
  4. For the information and guidance of all concerned.

Incl.: As stated
Reference: DECS Order: No. 71, s. 1992
Allotment: 1-2-3—(M.O. 1-87)

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