Online Manpower Skills Training Program (MSTP) Application with Decision Support System



The creation of the Manpower Skills Training Program (MSTP), initiated by Honorable Josemarie L. Diaz, the then first councilor, is an innovative Technical Vocational project in partnership with TESDA-ISAT and TESDA-Isabela is a six-month course to develop vocational skills on a Saturday class with Out-of-School Youth of the City of Ilagan as primary beneficiaries. The then first councilor of Ilagan, now the City Mayor, Honorable Josemarie L. Diaz initiated MSTP project in 2001 in response to the mandate of Sangguniang Bayan Resolution as provided for in Article 3, Section 447 (5)(xi) of the Local Government Code of 1991 to “establish scholarship fund for poor but deserving students residing within the Municipality in school located within its jurisdiction.” Honorable Daiz, guided by the Chinese saying that giving a fish to an individual is feeding him for a day, but teaching an individual to fish is feeding him for the rest of his life, thus the existence of MSTP, a service-oriented project for 18 years now that continuously influencing Ilagueños from all walks to date as evidenced by the (100) present enrollment among women, TODA, JODA, teachers, senior high students and other sectors.