DYNAMISM IN GAD 2021 TRAINING: STRENGTHENING AND EMPOWERING GENDER MAINSTREAMING
With the relentless efforts of the national government in capacitating barangay and local officials in the implementation of GAD – Gender and Development programs, it is imperative that GAD plans and activities must be focused and directed towards meeting the needs of the communities. As mandated in the Republic Act 9710 otherwise known as the Magna Carta for Women, GAD programs must encapsulate a developmental perspective that is participatory and empowering, equitable, sustainable, free from violence, respectful of human rights, and supportive of self-determination and actualization of human potentials. Hence, the need to create doable and attainable training plans that will catapult the workforce of every barangay as it continues to engage service- oriented, customer- focused programs among its stakeholders, thus, uplifting the human condition of its constituents.
To respond to the challenges of times, the following objectives are sought to be realized:
- Align efforts of local government units (LGUs) and the National Government on Gender and Development (GAD) and its commitments to international declarations;
- Strengthen the Barangay and LGU relations on development, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation;
- Re-fresh and empower every barangay officials of the essentialities of GAD training in a new perspective;
- Re-frame the concept of GAD training that will tailor-fit to the needs of every barangay in crafting programs and projects aligned to the very needs of its stakeholders and its organization;
- Assist every barangay in crafting, implementing, and monitoring GAD programs and projects
Barangay officials shall be responsible in promoting and ensuring that gender and development are mainstreamed in local policy- making, planning, programming, budgeting, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation.
- Lead in mainstreaming GAD perspectives in Barangay policies, plans, and programs. In the process, they shall ensure the assessment of the gender- responsiveness of systems, structures, policies, programs, processes, and procedures of the LGU based on the priority needs and concerns of constituencies and employees, and the formulation of recommendations including their implementation;
- Assist in the formulation of new policies such as the GAD Code in advancing women’ s empowerment and gender equality;
- Initiate in setting up appropriate systems and mechanisms to ensure the generation, processing, review, and updating of sex- disaggregated data or GAD database to serve as basis in performance- based and gender- responsive planning and budgeting
- Spearhead the preparation of the annual LGU GAD Accomplishment Report ( GAD AR) and other GAD reports that may be required under the Magna Carta for Women
- Strengthen linkages with other LGUs, concerned agencies, or organizations working on women’s rights and gender and development to harmonize and synchronize GAD efforts at various levels of local governance;
- Promote and actively pursue the participation of women and gender advocates, other civil society groups, and private organizations in the various stages of the development planning cycle; giving attention to the marginalized sectors
- Gender and Development ( GAD) Planning and Budgeting
- Steps in Formulating the Barangay GAD Plan and Budget ( GPB)
- Costing and Allocation of the GAD Budget
- Attribution to the GAD Budget
- Submission, Review and Approval of LGU GAD Plans and Budgets
- Implementation and Monitoring of the LGU GAD Plan and Budget
- Preparation and Submission of LGU GAD Accomplishment Report
- GAD Funds Audit
A former President of Bulacan Polytechnic College (1999-2011), former Provincial Board Member of Bulacan (Bokal), and Chief of Staff of two (2) Bulacan Governors, Obet Pagdanganan and Josie Dela Cruz respectively. He is the owner of Galileo Learning Center and Sales Manager of Sun Life Insurance and Investments. Concurrently, a Board of Trustee and Vice President for Student and Extension Services of the City College of San Jose del Monte.
An educator by heart and by profession, a graduate of Bachelor of Secondary Education major in History. A master of education holder with a major in curriculum and instruction from UST awarded as Cum Laude. A holder also of Doctor of Public Administration and the concurrent program Chair of Bachelor of Public Administration of City College of San Jose Del Monte.
Ryan B. Coroña acquired his Doctorate in Education Major in Guidance and Counseling from MLQU in 2010. He had his Master’s Degree in Psychology Major in Clinical Psychology from PUP in 2006, and Masters in Education Major in Educational Management from NEU in 2001, where he also earned his Bachelor of Science in Psychology in 1996.
He has authored and co-authored research papers presented in local and international conventions and has written books including Understanding the Self, Psychometrician’s Reviewer, General Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Psychological Statistics, Disciplines and Ideas in the Applied Social Sciences for Senior High School among others.
He is a certified General Education Trainer of CHED after receiving certificate of completion in Etika and Pag-Unawa sa Sarili. He is a Licensed Professional Teacher, Registered Guidance Counselor, Licensed Psychometrician and a Licensed Psychologist.