In celebration of the National Women’s Month 2023, CHED Regional Office V, through its GAD Focal Point System, conducted the Regional Gender and Development (GAD) Forum on March 30, 2023, at the AVP Function Hall, Legazpi City. This was attended by 150 representatives composed of GAD Focals and Student Affairs and Services’ Directors/Coordinators from public and private Higher Education Institutions in the six provinces of Bicol Region. CHED V Regional Director Atty. Septon A. de la Cruz, CESO III, Chief Education Program Specialist Rachel D. Casimero, and CHED RO V Supervisors and Staff, were also present.
Dr. Randy P. Bacares, who is an author, educator and innovator from the Universidad de Sta. Isabel and Camarines Sur National High School, graced the occasion. His talk focused on “Achieving Work-Life Balance in a Gender-Fair and Inclusive Society”.
Meanwhile, CHED Updates and Issuances on GAD were discussed by Dr. Jean Salalima-Go, CHED RO V GAD Focal and Education Supervisor II. Dr. Ma. Pamela Sorra-Vinas, GAD Alternate Focal of CHED RO V, presented the ten (10) Nominees of Region V for the Search for the Natatanging Kababaihan sa Edukasyon (Higher Education Sector), and the Philippine GAD Information System (PhilGADIS). @