By Nerison S. Pitogo, Computer Programmer II

BUTUAN CITY – 02/08/22
The Department of Education Caraga Region, through the Information and Communications Technology Unit (ICTU) and the Policy Planning and Research Division (PPRD), launched an innovative online repository of research works called the Research Information System (RIS) today, February 8, 2022.
The system aims to provide a facility wherein all research information can be stored and accessed by authorized personnel anytime and anywhere using internet connectivity. The research information includes the number of final and draft researches and their corresponding budgetary allocation.
PPRD OIC-Chief Dr. Violeta M. Nunez said the RIS has long been in the pipeline of projects focusing on research monitoring, implementation, and research management.
Nuñez said that the collaboration between Dr. Caroline L. Guerta, the Regional Research Coordinator, and Mr. Marcelino M. Ahon Jr., the ICT Unit head, was the key to the creation of the system. “With our RIS, finally, we have now the so-called archiving facility for all the researches conducted in our region, especially those researches funded by the Basic Education Research Fund,“ she explained.
The online launching was participated in by Schools Division Superintendents, Assistant Schools Division Superintendents, SGOD chiefs, and the Research Coordinators of the 12 Schools Division Offices in the region, with ICTU Computer Programmer Mr. Nerison S. Pitogo discussing the functionalities and features of the RIS.