Title
Development of Teachers Camp in Baguio City Into a Teachers Development Center
Reference
Letter of Instructions No. 739
Date
1978-09-08

September 8, 1978

LETTER OF INSTRUCTIONS NO. 739

TO : The General Manager
Government Service Insurance System
The Minister
Ministry of Education and Culture
The Chairman
Civil Service Commission

WHEREAS, teachers are primarily engaged in the dissemination of knowledge and information; cdt

WHEREAS, with the educational revolution and the advance of science and technology, there is a need to retrain teachers so as to update their knowledge, capabilities and skills to insure that they are kept abreast with the changing conditions both in education and in their community;

WHEREAS, the Ministry of Education and Culture in coordination with the Civil Service Commission has launched a training program for teachers to update them in fast changes in knowledge, technology and science; cd

WHEREAS, in the pursuit of this program, there is a plan to develop the Teachers Camp in Baguio City into a Teachers Development Center; and

WHEREAS, funds are urgently needed for this purpose and the Government Service Insurance System can provide the necessary financial assistance therefor;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, FERDINAND E. MARCOS, President of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in me by law, do hereby order and direct the Government Service Insurance System to provide and make available to the Ministry of Education and Culture such funds as may be necessary to develop the Teachers Camp in Baguio City into a Teachers Development Center. The Center shall provide training to the existing 269,000 teachers who are members of the Government Service Insurance System and other officials and employees of the Ministry of Education and Culture as well as other teachers and officials and employees of said Ministry who need to be trained in the future. casia

DONE in the City of Manila, this 8th day of September, in the year of Our Lord, Nineteen Hundred and Seventy-Eight.