SGOD leads M & E Orientation to top DepEd San Juan Officials
The School Governance and Operations Division (SGOD) headed by its chief, Mr. Virgilio A. Santos, conducted an orientation on enhancing School Management Monitoring and Evaluation (M & E) on Sept. 4, 2015 at Pinaglabanan ES. All school heads and supervisors of the different learning areas participated in the activity who brought with them their M & E tools and reports used in their respective work stations.
The enhancement was done in order to ensure quality management systems implementation and adherence to standards and policies on assessment and in the provision of technical assistance. The SGOD team ran through the basic M & E principles, shedding light on the common misconceptions surrounding the practice. It laid the groundwork for the appreciation of the purposes of the Division M & E as the team seeks to establish a systematic and continuous gathering, processing, interpreting, analyzing, and storing data for management decisions. This is geared towards the continuous improvement of the delivery of basic education services to achieve desired outputs and sustainability of learning outcomes and assess organizational performance for efficient and effective fulfillment of its mandate.
The said activity allowed the participants to share their best practices and insights as to how monitoring can be maximized to serve its purpose given the dynamics in the field. The discussion was further enriched with the presence of Dr. Jenilyn Rose B. Corpuz, Officer-in-charge from the Office of the Schools Division Superintendent, whose years of educational leadership provided solid credence to her interpretation of policies cascaded by the Central Office in terms of practical application of DepEd Orders and Memos without compromising the target learning outcomes.
The orientation ended on a positive note to keep each other accountable for one’s actions and decisions within the confines of the job description outlined in the Rationalization Program of DepEd.