By BSU UPAO - Posted on 20 October 2017

Benguet State University (BSU) – College of Teacher Education (CTE) garnered a total of 85.71% passing rate and is lauded as one of the three top performing schools in the Librarian Licensure Examination that took place in September.

Twenty-four out of 28 Bachelor in Library and Information Science (BLIS) students passed the licensure examination. They exceeded the national passing rate of 60%.

According to Russel B. Dolendo, BLIS Department Chair, students under the degree have been exceeding the national passing rate and is always at the first to sixth place in the top performing schools since 2005.

“It is a proof that we are performing good in the teaching-learning process,” expressed Dolendo.

Dolendo also said that the faculty has been preparing the BLIS students from their first year. She said that activities such as enhancements programs include outside counterparts to help the students review for the licensure examination.

Further, Dolendo added that the students’ on the job training (OJT) included practice in other libraries from other schools. She said that within the first semester of 2017 -2018, there are five schools that CTE have forged memorandum of agreement in housing OJTs.

“We try our best to mold all of them,” Dolendo concluded.//MDPenchog