PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, PALAWAN – The Federation of Career Guidance Advocates, Network of the Philippines (FCGANP), Inc. held its National Board of Directors Meeting on 26 September 2019 at Legend Hotel. Participated by 38 FCGANP Officers and Career Guidance and Employment Coaching (CGEC) focal person from all over the country to align the activities of the federation in coordination with Public Employment Service Offices (PESOs). It also intends to review the enrolled activities in the Career Guidance Advocacy Plan 2018-2022.

The one-day activity was divided into two parts: (1) FCGANP activities and Financial Status Report; and (2) discussion of CGEC-related concerns and action plan. It was considered as the perfect venue for exchanging of ideas, good practices and other career guidance-related matters between FCGANP Officers and CGEC focal.

This activity plays a vital role for the career guidance of youth, particularly to high school and Higher Education Institutions students, Technical-Vocational Education Training (TVET) trainees and their parents/guardians for it serve as firsthand ally in the career guidance activities of the Department wherein CGEC focal’s main responsibility is to connect Network of Guidance Counselors and Career Advocates and PESOs to team up in implementing all DOLE’s employment programs and services.

End/Renell G. Mayo