SDO San Juan City and The Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP) Seal Research Partnership
The officials of the two educational institution while signing The PUP Officials flanked by the hardworking men and women the MOA on Research Partnership of SDO San Juan City after the ceremony
The journey of SDO San Juan City in strengthening its culture of research in the division finally came into fruition with the signing of the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with its partner in research, the Polytechnic University of the Philippines represented by the College of Education, the morning of August 02, 2018 at the SDO Conference Hall. It was a historic event in the research goals of the smallest division in the National Capital Region to “seal the deal” with the biggest university in the country (In terms of population) as the two educational institutions signed a commitment to streamline the road to a prolific research production as well as the rigid programs for research capability-building for the teaching and non-teaching personnel in the division.
Dr. Joel T. Torrecampo, OIC-SDS of SDO San Juan City, expressed his gratitude to the officials of the partner-university as he encouraged the school heads present in the occasion to imbibe the significance of doing research in improving learning outcomes. Moreover, he enjoined everybody in this quest of research propagation by conducting action researches themselves so that their examples will redound to their respective schools and offices. “The Local Government of San Juan City, headed by Madam Guia G. Gomez, is one with us in this advocacy of research endeavors. let us reward their support by providing the deliverables needed”, he said.
On their part, Dr. Junithesmer D. Rosales, Dean of the College of Education and Graduate Studies, vowed to send the best people of PUP in the field of research so that whatever is stipulated in the agreement, will materialize and will be completely honored. “We are deeply grateful for this partnership and that we commit ourselves to help the division reach its research goals”, she said. Indeed, as Dr. Torrecampo used to reiterate an educational maxim –“It takes a village to educate a child” ; and this also applies in the realm of research in the division.
Article written by:
Mr. Jay F. Macasieb, DEM