By jtabangcura - Posted on 01 December 2016

 

The La Trinidad Women’s Brigade in one of their training sessions at the BSU-ICT Hall on November 25, 2016.

Members of the La Trinidad Women’s Brigade underwent a Digital Literacy Training on November 21-25, 2016 at the BSU-ICT hall.

The training was made possible through the partnership of BSU and Department of Information and Communication Technology (DICT) under the National ICT Competency Management Service (NCM).

NCM aims to provide ICT-related training courses and capacity building activities and in the development of ICT competency and professionalization standards that will help enhance the capabilities of the public and private sectors.

Remy Dagwasen, Vice President of the La Trinidad Women’s Brigade and one of the participants, said she would recommend the course to others.

“We need to be computer literate so we can efficiently make reports of our activities,” she added.

The training topics included spreadsheet using MS Excel, Word Processing using MS Word, eMail and Internet Social media using FB, and presentation using PowerPoint.

More than 100 individuals are already trained trained under the same program. These consists of 28 Out of School Youth (OSY) from Baguio and Benguet, 24 Women’s Brigade also from Baguio and Benguet Women Brigade’s Group, 28 Social Workers, and 28 Barangay Health Workers.

BSU’s training center located at the ICT hall is the venue for ICT based trainings being conducted by CSC, DBM (Philgeps), DICT, and other government agencies involving topics such as GIS, Office Automation, Internet, Social Media applications, computer troubleshooting and repair, Internet, Procurement system and others.//JST and Paul Garcia Jr.