January 5, 2021 – The Iloilo Science and Technology University’s project entitled: Development of Iloilo Province Employment Portal and
Services (IPEPS) with Data Analysis under the Good Governance through Data Science and Decision Support System (GODDESS) in Cooperation with Iloilo Provincial Government Public Employment Service (IPG-PESO) has been successfully submitted and approved. A virtual Forum and Contract Signing Ceremony took place on the said date with invitees coming from different parts of the country such as FSUU, PhilRice and ISU. Dr. Enrico C. Parinngit, the PCIEERD Executive Director graced the virtual ceremonial contract signing.
Dr, Raul F. Muyong, the ISAT U president signed the contract with the presence of the team’s project leader, Dr. Yvette Gonzales along with her members from Smarter Philippines through Data Analytics R&D, Training and Adoption Scholars (SPARTA) with the aim to address the gap in in-demand jobs and available skills and give services to labor and employment.
“To improve the existing system and make it more dynamic; job seekers, employer, academe, students and training provider centered, the development of Iloilo Province Employment Portal and Services (IPEPS) with Data Analytics will be developed. It is a web-based application that has six (6) components, the Job Seekers Registry, Employers Registry module, Employment registry module, Training registry module, Academe registry module and Students registry module. Data analytics will be incorporated to forecast real-time data and relevant features will be included” Dr. Gonzales stated in an interview.
The project will run from January – December 2021 and it is funded by the Department of Science and Technology – Philippine Council for Industry, Energy and Emerging Technology Research and Development (DOST-PCIEERD) under the Good Governance through Data Science and Decision Support System (GODDESS) Program.