UB inks MOA with LTO for Basic Driving Course integration in the K-12 Curriculum

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University of Batangas and Land Transportation Office have teamed up to bring road safety campaign right in the doorstep of every classroom of Junior High School students. On July 4, 2022, UB and LTO signed the agreement for the integration of LTO “Students Today, Road Users Tomorrow (STRUT) Modules in the K-12 Curriculum of the University. UB is the pioneer private school who will implement the theoretical module for student drivers. Students would only need to present the diploma to LTO and are now qualified for driver license.

In the MOA signing ceremony, Land Transportation Office (LTO) Regional Director Noreen Bernadette San Luis-Lutey emphasized that everyone is a road user- a driver, passenger or pedestrian. With this, the program will not only teach students to drive but will also be geared towards the promotion of the safety of general and creating people who are safety-conscious.

The MOA Signing event was represented by the following: Dr. Hernando B. Perez, University President; Atty. Jesus V. Mayo, Chairman Board of Reagents; Mrs. Lily Marlene H. Bohn, Executive Vice President; Mr. Alex A. Ramos, Senior Vice President for Administration; Dr. Aurora P. Tolentino, Vice President for Academics; Dr. Lolita F. Tegon, Assistant Vice President for Academics; Atty. Vicente Bernardo V. Mayo, Assistant Vice President for Legal Affairs; Engr. Henry Cabatay, Dean of College of Engineering; Mr. Jerome M. Arcega, Assistant Director of the Corporate Communications Office; Dr. Hilaria A. Guico UBBC-JHS Principal; The LTO Partners Atty. Noreen Bernadette San Luis-Lutey, LTO Regional Director of Calabarzon and LTO Chiefs of Offices; and DepEd Partner Dr. Sacoro R. Comia, Curriculum and Implementation Division Chief.

UB guarantees that its graduates will become truly highly competitive through this program- creative, adaptable, and adaptive- providing pupils with the 21st century skills and a unique learning experience. Studying road safety is now a must for all people, it also helps students become job and life ready, socially responsible, and productive.

More than being aligned to the university’s continued quest for excellence through community linkages, this event also marks a fulfillment of the university’s development of individuals as a mean of building a better community and nation, and a better world.

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