Davao Region – Spearheaded by the technical working group of CGAP, this Regional Career Advocacy Congress took place in Davao City to highlight the different accomplishments of the Network of Guidance Counselors & Career Advocates (NGCCAs) during their Career Week Celebration Activities in the Region.

This activity specifically the Career Congress is a biannual conference of the Department of Labor and Employment XI under its program, CGAP or the Career Guidance Advocacy Program. It aims to aid students in their career path dilemma since job and skills mismatch is a common issue faced by our youth in this modern era. Therefore, in partnership with the Department of Education, Department of Science and Technology, Technical Education Skills Development Authority, DOLE is doing its part to be of help to our youth with this year’s theme, “PH 4.0: Preparing for a Digital Ready Workforce.”

In his welcome remarks, DOLE XI Regional Director Raymundo G. Agravante stressed that “This program will also guide students with their parents and of course, the Guidance Counselors and the Career Advocates, in acquiring information in identifying quality education that is appropriate in the labor market trends of today. It is truly a challenge for us to continually prepare ourselves in this 4th Industrial Revolution especially in the emergence of Artificial Intelligence and Robotics.”