Moving display of abilities and talents from elementary and secondary learners will be showcased as DepED RO-IX will hold the 5th Regional Integrated Competition (RIC) on December 1 to 4, 2019 at Zamboanga del Norte Division in coordination with the City Division of Dipolog.
The RIC aims to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the concepts and skills learned through performance in the different contests and enhances competence through healthy and friendly competitions.
It will also provide learners from public and private elementary and secondary schools, Special Interest Programs, Alternative Learning System, Special Education, Sports activities, Journalism, Arabic Language and Islamic Values Education (ALIVE) through Musabaqah Skills Competition with the opportunities to showcase their talents through exhibition of their products and performances as evidences of their learnings.
The week-long celebration integrates different contests in different learning areas such as Arts and Design, English, Filipino, Mathematics, Health and Nutrition, Science, MAPEH, Araling Panlipunan and Technical and Vocational courses. Various activities include Regional Sports Competitions, Regional Festival of Talents and Regional School Press Conference.
The participants to the different contests are the division winners per category and their coaches. In the selection of representatives in every school division, students will compete in the school level, division level, then all winners go up to the regional level and finally at the national level.
This is to show that the DepEd, as an academic institution, is not only highlighting the academic excellence of our learners but also their skills and talents.