Dr. Epifania F. Carandang, SGOD, Chief  and Azalea A. Gallano, SEPS–Planning and Research oriented and capacitated 197 public elementary and secondary teachers on the Research Management Guidelines (RMG) held in different venues in the Division of Lucena City such as East I ES, Zaballero ES, and Lucena City Teachers and Employees Conference Center, last September 14, 15, and 19.

The activity aimed to capacitate teachers on writing a research proposal by using the division template and the supplemental research guidelines and tools from Department of Education (DepEd); and lay structure of the Division Research Agenda to teacher-researchers in the division in compliance with the Research Management Guidelines (RMG) of the DepEd stipulated in DepEd Order No. 16, s. 2017.

Carandang intensified the use of evidence-based practices in classrooms anchored on the Research Agenda of DepEd though DepEd Order No. 39, s. 2016. The Division Research Agenda contains sub-themes which shall address the strategic directions of the Schools Division for 2017-2022. These are Instruction and Assessment, Guidance Program, Health and Nutrition, Improving Access and Inclusive Education and, Program Management.

Gallano comprehensively discussed the RMG and its cycle implementing in the division. She also facilitated the workshop on writing a research proposal using the division template and the supplemental research guides and tools from DepEd.

Evidently, excitement and cooperation were mirrored on the faces of the participants during the presentation of output. (Angelo S. Villanueva, EPS II-Monitoring & Evaluation)