Education plays a vital role in empowering communities and people who stand as key players in achieving development, especially in a period where technology is employed to influence goals positively. As the country grows and tries to achieve a cost-efficient way of serving the people, people with innovations best serve the underprivileged and bring alternatives quickly to the table. Purposively, the Philippines’ educational system was integrated and introduced the K12 with different tracks to facilitate transitions. Then, there were STEM and ICT tracks as one of the choices in determining the career path a student may want to begin with. While the prevalence of the COVID-19 pandemic extremely affected the entire nation, several job posts were transitioned to digital forms. Others learned ICT and STEM skills to compensate for the needs of a job while physical interaction is prohibited. While there is a significant number of career shift is determined, insufficient ICT skills to maneuver digital technologies are exhibited. Other platforms, revealed to be inaccessible or not friendly to users causing some formats to be unutilized, otherwise, operations remain to be conventional.
That is why, the City of Cauayan with DOST and DAP opens the opportunity for the locals, analytics experts, developers, educators, and other interested parties to develop clean data sets that would support ingenious solutions to build a professional environment for ICT-literate professionals in the LGU.