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Brigada Eskwela bolster ties with DepEd partners
June 29, 2018| by: Dahlia A. Paragas

Brigada Eskwela bolster ties with DepEd partners

The commencement of the Regional Brigada Eskwela was dubbed successful in Sulangon Elementary School, Sulangon, Dapitan City on May 26, highlighted by the presence of Assec Revsee Escobedo, Cong. Seth Frederick Jalosjos, Dr. Isabelita M. Borres, Regional Directors of participating NGAs, Officials of LGUs, NGOs, Private Organizations and entities, communities, parents and other stakeholders involved in the event which added feather in the cap of the region’s achievements. This year’s Brigada Eskwela lodged the highest resources ever bagged by this region amounting to P48M on the first day and increased to over P110M in the whole duration of the activity from May 28 to June 2, to include slippers, solar panels, teachers and learner’s kit, and technical assistance by other partner stakeholders. Simultaneous to the affair was also the launching of Oplan Kalusugan. The department saw to it that the implementation of the the welfare of the learners were holistic. It addressed not only the preparation of the physical aspect of the school but also of the medical and dental need of the pupils in the classroom. Asec Escobedo encouraged the DepEd personnel to get more support from various stakeholders. He said further, “We have moral obligations to our children, youth and to our country. Mobilize students, parents, civic groups, individuals and others to help in the repair and maintenance week. Bayanihan para sa paaralan is heartwarming and overwhelming at the same time.” He emphasized that children’s future are very important. He thanked all the support

and cooperation that were extended in big and small ways by the partner stakeholders. In addition , he announced a good news that in 2019, they proposed a budget that will provide tablets for SHS students to supplement their learning and also payment for their assessment fees. There will be more TVL tools to be procured. RD Borres, on the other hand, expressed her concern on the matter as regards the increasing rate of teenage pregnancy in the region. “The data is alarming” she quoted.  “This is not only the responsibility of the school but at home and community” she further averred. She also discussed issues on the Feeding program in school, support to the National Drug Program and other concerns of the region.
Cong. Seth Frederick “Bullet” Jalosjos uttered that, “I had been attending several events for DepEd even when I was yet a Board Member. I will ensure that madagdagan at ma fulfill ang ating 2020 law on additional salaries for our teachers.” He is presently a member of the Commission on Appointment in the House of Congress. TESDA Reg’l. Director Lorenzo Macapili spoke on harmonizing our efforts on whatever resources we have, to connect the links in solving or serving more clients and to offer TVET or K to 12 Progress that are responsive and relevant of the times. He further explained that DepED Schools are qualified for the assessment program provided they have the manual.


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