It is in compliance on the letter sent by CHED RO 3 which states that, with the directives of the IAFT and the CHED advisories related to the adaption of the “new normal” through the implementation of the FLEXIBLE LEARNING IN HIGHER EDUCATION and the DICT programs and projects for Region III (2020-2022), which intends to conduct series of visitation the SUCs and LUCs to be immerse on the ground situation that will serve as inputs to the ongoing initiatives of the Commission through the Regional Office.
Dr. Maria Teresita M. Semana, CESO IV, OIC, Office of the Director IV of Commission on Higher Education (CHED) Region 3, Engr. Antonio Edward E. Padre, Department of Information and Communication Technology (DICT) Region 3, Engr. Ravenal A. De Jesus, DICT Provincial (Aurora) Head together with their staffs visited ASCOT three campuses (Casiguran, Bazal and Zabali) on July 23-24, 2020. The said visitation aims to see the institution’s resources and facilities for the flexible learning and the DICT free Wi-Fi project for SUCs. And according to Dr. Semana, ASCOT is the last SUCs that they visit since it is one of the farthest SUC in Region 3.
On July, 24, 2020. The Presentation of Plans for Flexible Learning of each Department in ASCOT was held at Accreditation Hall, ASCOT Zabali Campus. The program started at exactly 9:00 o’clock in the morning. Dr. Semana gave an opening remarks where she concluded “Sama-sama tayo, tulong tulong walang iwanan sa panahon ng pandemya.” Right after the opening remarks was the presentation of the Academic Directors of Department namely: Senior High School Department, Department of Arts and Sciences, Department of Agriculture and Aquatic Resources, Department of Engineering, Department of Forestry and Environmental Sciences, Department of Industrial Technology, Department of Information Technology, Department of Education and Department of Graduate Studies. It was followed by the synthesis given by Dr. Eusebio V. Angara, Vice-President for Academic Affairs.
After the synthesis, Dr. Semana gave her comments, suggestions and clarifications regarding the presentations. Then Engr. Padre, also explains how will the DICT can help in the adaption of Flexible Learning in SUCs. Dr. Eutiquio L. Rotaquio, Jr., gave his closing remarks afterwards.