In line with the continuous efforts in developing LGOOs II and III to enable them to perform their mandated functions efficiently and effectively, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Region 3 hosted the conduct of the 48th Batch Induction Training for LGOOs II Luzon Cluster: Component II – Phase I (Center Training). The training was held at the Local Government Academy Training Center (LGATC), Los Baños, Laguna on August 27 - October 18, 2013.

    The training was designed to provide the participants with adequate knowledge and skills and instill in them proper attitudes and desirable values. A total of 61 LGOO Trainees from the different participating regions/bureau in the Luzon Cluster successfully completed the requirements and passed the Center Training.

   Training Manager and DILG R3 Regional Director Florida M. Dijan, in her Opening Message encouraged the trainees to persevere and excel in all of the components of the training. Likewise, Assistant Director Thelma Vecina of the Local Government Academy (LGA), shared her experiences during her Pre-Service Training. Training Policies and Guidelines were discussed by Assistant Training Manager and Retired Regional Director Rolando L. Rafael.

   The training program was consisted of seven modules namely, Effective Interpersonal Relations and Team Development; DILG and Its Role in Local Governance; Dynamics of Local Governance; Assessment of LGU Operations and Performance; Project Preparation, Networking and Social Marketing; Managing Learning Events; and Program Monitoring and Evaluation.