2.0 IEC for the Youth and Academe

2.1 Developing Learning Materials on Cordillera Regional Development and Autonomy for Incorporation in Social Studies and English

Lead Agency(s): DepEd-CAR with the RDC Sub-committee on Education and Manpower Development

Cost: P650,000, (2007), P500,000 (2008)

Three Lesson Guides have been completed per grade level (Grades 4-6) and 1st to 4th year high school level and are currently being pilot-tested for refinement and finalization before they can be fully incorporated in appropriate school subjects. A framework for integrating regional autonomy and development in elementary and high school subjects to provide directions on how to teach the said topics in these school levels and institutionalize these in the academe for the long-term is in progress.

2.2 Development of Course Materials on Cordillera Regional Autonomy for Incorporation in Selected Collegiate Subjects in CAR

Lead Agency(s): CHED-CAR

Cost: P480,000 (2007), P500,000 (2008)

Course materials have already been developed, pilot-tested and finalized, including a Teacher’s Guide and Resource Book for pilot HEIs due for adoption and implementation in the 2nd semester of AY 2009-2010 even as some schools have already included the developed lectures in Social Science and/or NSTP subjects.

An orientation-briefing on the course materials has already been conducted by CHED-CAR before NSTP instructors of colleges and universities throughout the region.

2.3 Simplifying Course Materials on Cordillera Regional Autonomy for Incorporation in Selected Technical Vocational Subjects in CAR

Lead Agency(s): TESDA-CAR

Cost: P200,000 (2008)

The IEC for the TVET sector is a laymanized version of the CHED output and popularized through a Comic Book on Regional Development and Autonomy written in English and Ilocano for lesson guides in TESDA supervised tech-voc institutions. Drafting and review of the comic book is on-going and scheduled for completion by the end of July 2010. Refinement & finalization of comic book on-going