DOH - CAR OIC Regional Director Dr. Amelita Pangilinan reminds the public that as the Modified General Community Quarantine in Cordillera continues, all must stay vigilant and prioritize health and safety measures needed to protect themselves, their families and the communtiy from the COVID virus. CCD/PIA CAR)

Mr. Iori Kato from UNFPA and hospital staff of Santa Ana Hospital poses in front of triage tent for patients with COVID-19 symptoms donated by UNFPA supported by the Government of Australia to help the hospital with infection prevention and control.

Regional Development and Security. DA Secretary William Dar, in his capacity as the Cabinet Officer for Regional Development and Security (CORDS) for CAR, presided a joint meeting of the RTF - ELCAC and the RPOC at Baguio Country Club. Dar was joined by Baguio City Mayor Benjamin Magalong at the main table as the chairperson of the Cordillera Regional Peace and Order Council. (Carlito Dar/PIA CAR)

UNFPA representative meets with the Chief of OB GYNE and Head of WCPU from Batangas Medical Center where UNFPA provided emergency maternity tent facility, WCPU tent and COVID-19 triaging tent to make their services more accessible to mothers, women, young people and COVID-19 patients.

CORDS for CAR and DA Secretary William Dar with officials of the Cordillera Regional Development Council join the toast of rice wine as part of the

Agriculture Secretary William Dar stresses Cordillera's strong potential for regional progress and advancement as strong partner for economic development and nation building. (CCD/PIA CAR)

DOST,DepEd-CAR introduce interactive learning tool for Math & Science in 'new normal'

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, July 19-- The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) and the Department of Education (DepEd) in the Cordillera Region  joined forces in  introducing  the DOST Courseware to science and mathematics teachers in the region as an interactive  learning tool  in the “new normal.”


The DOST Courseware is eyed as one of the modalities in the DepEd’s blended learning approach as the region’s education system adapts to the ‘new normal’ due to the  COVID-19  pandemic. Thru the DOST-Science Education Institute (SEI), a web orientation was conducted last July 14 to 16 benefitting a total of 1,500 teachers from the region.

The DOST Courseware is an interactive multimedia educational application courseware that contains digitized and animated science and mathematics lessons, thus creating an interactive learning environment among the teachers and students. Developed by the DOST-SEI in partnership with the DOST- Advanced Science and Technology Institute (ASTI) and in cooperation with the DepEd, this aims to develop information and communication technology learning innovation in support to the upgrading and improvement of science and mathematics education in the country.     

This contains modules for digitized and animated science and mathematics lessons for grades one (1) to eight (8). The Science and Mathematics 1st edition Courseware for Grades 1-6 has a total of 102 modules comprising of 60 modules in Mathematics and 40 modules in Science. 

The second edition for Grade 1-6 mathematics was launched in 2014. This is composed of 60 lessons divided into three parts namely: Activity, Fixing Skills and Evaluation featuring animated student-characters Aida, Dan, Ed and Tessa.

The first edition for Grade 7-8 for Science and Mathematics is composed of 120 lessons. A total of 73 lessons cover the domains on matter, force, motion and energy, living things and their environment, and earth and space. Moreover, 60 lessons in Mathematics cover the domains on numbers and number sense, patterns and algebra, and geometry.

The Grade 8 DOST Courseware is composed of 118 lessons covering areas on parts and functions, ecosystems, heredity, inheritance and variation of traits, structures and functions, biodiversity, and evolution for science; and 57 lessons in Mathematics covering topics on linear equations, quadratic equations, rational algebraic equations, integral exponents, radicals, arithmetic sequence, and geometric sequence.

These modules are free and now available for both windows and android versions. These are also downloadable via Google Play Store as supplemental resources for teachers and students.  (DOST-CAR)





Mt. Province


  • Soldiers turn idle lands into vegetable gardens

    ASIPULO, Ifugao, Aug. 7 (PIA) - - Soldiers assigned in the province have started turning idle lands productive, environment friendly and as source of vegetables for the troopers.

  • DTI-Ifugao launches 'Negosyo Serbisyo sa Barangay' program

    KIANGAN, Ifugao, July 24 (PIA) - - The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) launched   the  "Negosyo Serbisyo sa Barangay" (NSB) in the province to help propel economic growth in the grassroots.

  • Lagawe town on temporary lockdown for 2 days

    LAGAWE, Ifugao, July 20 (PIA) - - Mayor Martin Habawel, Jr  placed  this morning the whole municipality under temporary lockdown  for two days to facilitate contract tracing, testing and disinfection after three new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) were recorded today.

  • Ifugao LSP recipients commit for economic progress

    LAGAWE, Ifugao, July 17 (PIA) - - Beneficiaries of the Livelihood Seeding Program (LSP) of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) committed to use the assistance to grow not only for their enterprises or organizations but for the whole community to  achieve economic progress. 

  • DA,Philmech award machineries to 6 Ifugao farmers groups

    LAMUT, Ifugao, July 10 (PIA) - - Six farmers organizations in the province recently received agricultural machineries from the Department of Agriculture (DA) under the Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF) mechanization program to improve their farming systems and be competitive.





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