Archives for July 5, 2013

WVCST Enrollees Reached 7,399

A total of seven thousand three hundred ninety nine (7,399) enrollees were recorded for this academic year 2013 – 2014. (Comparative Enrollment Report of WVCST-Main and Satellite Campuses)

Based on the Five Year Comparative Enrollment Report prepared by Mrs. Hazel S. Bautista, AA VI, of the Registrar’s Office, there was a total of six thousand four hundred four (6,404) enrollees for the academic year 2009 – 2010 with a margin of nine hundred ninety five (995) to the enrollment for this year which must be brought by the non tuition fee increase of the College.  In 2010-2011, there were six thousand six hundred sixty two (6662) enrollees, seven thousand and four (7004) enrollees for the academic year 2011-12 and last year the College made a record of seven thousand three hundred ninety four (7394) enrolled students.

 Topping the record of the highest number of enrollees among the Colleges is the College of Industrial Technology (CIT) with a total of two thousand one hundred ninety six (2,196) enrollees. This is followed by the College of Engineering with two thousand and twenty six (2,026), College of Education with one thousand two hundred twenty four (1,224), College of Arts and Sciences with one thousand and twenty six (1,026) and the Graduate School with three hundred seventy eight (378) enrollees respectively.

Meanwhile, record shows that the Satellite Campuses increased their enrollees as well.  In the academic year 2009 – 2010 there were four thousand three hundred thirty six (4,336) enrollees and an increase of one thousand two hundred ninety one (1,291) enrollees for this year or a total of five thousand six hundred twenty seven (5,627) enrollees for the four (4) satellite campuses.

WVCST- Chosen by DEP-ED as Service Provider for the Training of the K to 12 Basic Education Program

Western Visayas College of Science and Technology  (WVCST ) Teacher Education Institution  (TEI ) spearheaded by Dr.  Ma. Asusina Asuncion  E. Echaveria, was chosen by the Department of Education  in line with its K to 12 Basic Education Program as the service provider  for the Regional Mass Training of Grade 8 teachers in Mathematics and Technology Livelihood Education held last May 6 – 31, 2013.

WVCST  – TEI as the service provider facilitated the accommodation, food, venue as well as the  management of training programs and reproduction of Teachers’ Guides and Curriculum Guides for the trainees  that reached to 1,894 with a budget of Php 9,659,400.00, 25% of which coming from DEP-ED and 75% was temporarily provided by the College and soon to be reimbursed by the Department of Education. This training ran for 15 days from May 6-10, 2013 for Mathematics teachers, May 20-24 for TLE teachers first batch and May 27-31 for the second batch. The covered gym and some classrooms in the campus served as the venue of the training .  However,  the trainees were housed in different hotels in the city while the College provided the meals.

Grade 8 teachers all over Panay  and Guimaras participated in the said training and were trained by DEP-ED and also by the faculty of WVCST.

Despite the short notice, the College was able to come up with a successful training and accommodation.  To top it all, it  was rated by the Department of Education as EXCELLENT. As Dr. Echaveria  humbly says, “Though we were rated as excellent, we believe we still have a lot to learn and improve in facilitating and providing services in such kind of big trainings. However, we were also happy and proud to be rated as such.”

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