Simbalan NHS in Agusan del Norte gets STARBOOKS and internet connectivity

Simbalan National High School in Buenavista, Agusan del Norte received one (1) computer set installed with DOST’s stand-alone digital library, the Science & Technology Academic and Research-Based Openly Operated Kiosk Station (STARBOOKS). It will serve as the school’s main learning platform for digitized S&T resources, in addition to the few available reference materials from the…

40 students from Caraga qualify under DOST’s 2020 junior level scholarship

Forty (40) S&T undergraduates from the Caraga region qualified for the Junior Level Science Scholarships (JLSS) of the DOST – Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI). The program is intended for incoming regular third-year college students who are enrolled in priority science and technology courses. A total of 785 students qualified nationwide as announced by DOST-SEI last…

Agusan del Sur researchers complete training for food innovation center upgrade

In partnership with the Agusan del Sur State College of Agriculture and Technology (ASSCAT), DOST-Caraga provided a series of virtual training to 17 researchers as part of the upskilling activities in product development techniques for the Agri-Food Processing and Innovation Center. The 6-part training that ran from May to June 2021 included topics on 5S…

Remote public schools in Dinagat receive DOST learning facilities

To support distance and blended learning amid the pandemic, the DOST Provincial Science and Technology Center in Dinagat Islands successfully delivered sets of learning equipment and installed the DOST-developed digital library system STARBOOKS to three recipient public schools in geographically isolated and disadvantaged areas (GIDA) in the province. The Melgar National High School, Dinagat Central…