LCC Strengthens Data Management for Improved Literacy Development


GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Philippines – On September 5 to 8, 2023 the LCC conducted the Workshop on the Maintenance and Enhancement of the LCC Database System (Phase 1) at the National Educators Academy of the Philippines (NEAP) Region XII in General Santos City. The event brought together key stakeholders to bolster data management strategies aimed at advancing literacy development efforts nationwide. Participated by the representatives from the different Council member agencies, the LCC Secretariat, and resource persons, this activity aimed to review and enhance the structure, design, and content of the National Literacy Information System that is used to collect, store, and analyze critical data related to literacy.

During the opening program, LCC Secretariat head, Mr. Enrico R. Mendoza, highlighted the significance of data-driven decision-making in advancing literacy development in the Philippines. He stressed the importance of accurate and up-to-date information in formulating policies and strategies that address the evolving needs of learners and literacy program managers.

The workshop’s success signifies the LCC’s continued efforts to modernize its data infrastructure and align its strategies with current best practices in data management. By enhancing the National Literacy Information System, the LCC, its stakeholders, and partners are better equipped to monitor and evaluate literacy programs, allocate resources effectively, and drive positive change in the education landscape of the Philippines.

Phase 2 of the workshop is scheduled for conduct on September 25 to 28, 2023 in Cebu City.


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