DOST scholars converge in Clark for leadership camp
30 May 2023
For the country’s science scholars, leadership is not about title or position but action and compassion. This is the theme of the Scholars Leadership Camp (SLC) organized by the Department of Science and Technology-Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI).
The SLC includes a series of training and talks aimed to make DOST undergraduate scholars realize and actualize their potential as change agents of the country. For the Camp’s third leg, a total of 148 students from 18 colleges and universities in Regions 2 and 3 participated. The event was held on April 18 to 22, 2023, at the SMX Convention Center Clark in Pampanga.
SEIEA Joins DOST Sports Festival Opening Ceremonies; Wins in Bowling Eliminations
26 May 2023
(Second row, from left to right) Director Cezar R. Pedraza from the Planning and Evaluation Services of the DOST-Central Office, Director Racquel P. Alvendia from the Financial and Management Service, Assistant Secretary for Finance and Strategic Planning Maridon A. Sahagun, Assistant Secretary for Administrative and Legal Affairs Diana L. Ignacio, and Atty. Angely P. Medalle-Alviar from the Administrative and Legal Service (Third row, behind Secretary Ignacio) Dr. Romulo T. Agganan of the DOST- Forest Products Research and Development Institute, and Director Robert O. Dizon of the DOST- Metals Industry Research and Development Center together with the Science Education Institute-Employees Association (SEIA) during the opening ceremonies of the 2023 DOST Sportsfest at the Binangonan Recreation and Conference Center last April 26, 2023 (Photo courtesy of Cielo Marie Bayson)
RIZAL- In the spirit of promoting work-life balance and a healthy lifestyle, the Department of Science and Technology - Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI), thru the Finance and Administrative Division and Science Education Institute Employees Association (SEIA), joined eighteen (18) other DOST regional offices and attached agencies in the opening ceremonies of the 2023 DOST Sports Festival held at the Binangonan Recreation and Conference Center in Binangonan, Rizal last April 26, 2023.
DOST-SEI Holds 1st Track of Supervisory Training for Next-generation Leaders
26 May 2023
(First row, 2nd from the left) Philip Bue, Division Chief of the Finance and Administrative Division of DOST-SEI, Director Emma Barrera, and Mr. Andres Fombuena Jr. from the Civil Service Commission-NCR with junior supervisors of DOST-SEI on April 14, 2023, strike a pose to culminate track 1 of the Supervisory Development Training (Photo courtesy of FAD- HRMU)
TAGUIG CITY- The Department of Science and Technology-Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI), together with the Civil Service Commission-National Capital Region (CSC-NCR), held the first track of the Supervisory Development Course (SDC) last April 11-14, 2023.
The SDC has three (3) tracks that aim to provide a solid foundation to guide participants in transitioning from technical to supervisory roles. The first track, facilitated by Director Emma Barrera of the CSC-NCR, focuses on re-examining the participants’ attitudes towards themselves and their careers, differentiating the responsibilities of supervisors and non-management staff, providing road maps on how supervisors can become leaders, and discussing the importance of communication to organizational effectiveness.
DOST-SEI Spearheads International Virtual Event For National Women’s Month
23 May 2023
From being a scholar to championing the challenges in the field of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) women have become instrumental in shaping our society. This has been demonstrated in the United Nation’s 67th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW67) Philippine-led Virtual Side Event “#SheSTEMs: Championing Women’s Participation in STEM Education and Careers” hosted by the Department of Science and Technology – Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI).
In celebration of women’s month, presenters and speakers from the United Nations entities, private sector, and civil society, along with DOST-SEI’s Director Dr. Josette Biyo, gathered on the virtual stage and shared their own significant stories as women. They encouraged women to continue to own up their achievements and continue pursuing STEM because it is a field where they can thrive and are meant to succeed.