ILIGAN CITY, Lanao del Norte, December 10 – The Iligan City-Lanao del Norte Career Counselors Association (IC- LDN CCA), through the Department of Labor and Employment, Regional Office No. 10 (DOLE-10) – Lanao del Norte Provincial Field Office (LDN PFO) held its 3rd Quarter meeting cum learning session on 16 October 2015 in Iligan city.
DOLE-X LDN PFO Head, Remegio D. Cabañog said that the IC-LDN CCA is a group of guidance counselors and career coaches from different schools in Lanao del Norte that was organized by DOLE to conduct career advocacy to their respective students to prevent jobs-skills mismatch in the future.
Cabañog further said that the meeting was attended by 22 participants from its private and public educational institutions members, Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA), and the Public Employment Services Office (PESO) managers.
“This is considered as an effective tool in coaching students on their appropriate career choices later on and at the same time, a venue for the counselors and coaches to be updated of the latest trends on Labor Market Information (LMI),” DOLE-X Regional Director Raymundo G. Agravante said.
“The members also discussed matters on the full implementation of the Department of Education’s (DEPED) K to 12 Program,” Cabañog said.
He also pointed out the importance of educating the parents of high school students particularly on LMI to guide their children in making the right career choice.
Cabañog also advocated the campaign of school institutions on prohibited drugs.
Meanwhile, the set of officers of IC-LDN CCA for Calendar Years 2015- 2017, Joan B. Cañeda, Ph. D., of the Iligan City National High School is the President; Vice President Evelyn Dominguez, Secretary Florimae Adame; Treasurer Judelen Valencia; Auditor Teddy Veloso, PIO Rhoda Grace Arimao; Social Managers Reynalo Bontilao and Jeanne Walid. (Joseph Nathan Fabrega/DOLE-X LDN PFO)