PANABO CITY – Davao del Norte State College, through its Quality Assurance Office, conducted the Philippine Quality Award (PQA) Orientation Program on January 12, 2024, at the DNSC-Gender and Development Conference Room.

The orientation marked the introductory step of the College in attaining PQA, a global competitiveness template that encourages private and public organizations to embody excellence in their operations and services. The PQA was institutionalized into a national program through Republic Act No. 9013 and has become a quality improvement system that recognizes agencies and organizations with outstanding processes and commendable overall organizational performance.

DNSC invited the University of Mindanao’s PQA Lead Champion, Dr. Reynaldo C. Castro, to provide insights and expertise. The participants of the orientation were members of the management team and office heads. They were able to listen to a lecture, followed by an interactive workshop.