Molders of the 21st Century Learners

What is in store for the children in the future?  One thing is definite, in the hands of our young children, is the future of the country.

Today, through the mighty minds of teacher our children can be catalysts for the solution of the problems that baffle us. As we go on with our endeavors for the 21st century. With the problems of poverty, insurgency, social discrimination, graft and corruption, have the tools to inform, educate and enlighten the citizenry. Can combat all the odds that tend to negate and undermine the well-being of our country.

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Readers Today are Leaders Tomorrow

library hub1The drive towards a functionally literate society is an ongoing national effort.  Hence, Dep-ED being the educational arm of the government took the challenge.   In 2003, the Department of Education (DepED), through the office of the Undersecretary for Finance and Administration, launched the Library Hub Project as one of its innovative initiatives. This project aims to develop the love for and habit of reading among public school pupils and students through building a warehouse of supplementary reading materials called the Library Hub.

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Updating of LIS BOSY 2014-2015

The Planning and Research Section of DepED, Malaybalay City Division conducted its Orientation on the Updating of Learners Information System (LIS) Learners Registry for the beginning of School Year 2014-2015 on June 17 to familiarize the school LIS coordinator on the cloud-based submission of enrolment data using LIS website.

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A Legacy – ‘Magtuon Kita Og Basa’ (Let’s Learn to Read)

magkaon kita og basa1What does it take to become a good teacher? What does it take to be called heroes by our pupils? Years of experience does not guarantee it neither would wealth and riches enable the teacher to give the learners the quality of education they deserve.

When the K to 12 Basic Education Program was launched, a lot of preparation was made by the Department of Education to make everyone ready for the biggest change in the curriculum. Grade 1 teachers and school heads were trained for a week and were given guides on how to go about with the classroom learning activities. During the seminar, questions and doubts on how effective the program is were answered. Teacher’s Guides were given yet the teachers found it insufficient to guide the children in learning to reading. Hence, it became very difficult for some of pupils to learn to read despite the use of the Mother Tongue-Based Multilingual Education.

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MCD’s Compliance on the ARTA

arta1The Civil Service Commission (CSC) reiterates agency compliance of the Republic Act (RA) No. 9485, also known as the Anti-Red Tape Act (ARTA) of 2007, through the release of CSC Memorandum Circular No. 9, s. 2014. CSC Chairman Francisco T. Duque III emphasized that the head of office or agency shall be primarily responsible for the implementation of the ARTA.

The Department of Education exerted positive efforts in the adoption and implementation of ARTA consistent to DepEd Memorandum No. 342, s. 2009 in the DepEd Central Office, Regional Offices, Division Offices, Districts and public schools. Further, DepEd Order No. 37, s. 2013 was also issued which required the submission of compliance reports of its field offices and schools to the DepEd Central Office last October 2013.

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Performance Assessment Based on Result

The Result-based Performance Management System (RPMS) of the DepEd supports the Vision, Mission and Values of the agency as it continuously endeavor to evolve as a learner-centered public institution.

The RPMS is an intervention that will help ensure the strategic, responsive, and effective delivery of Human Resources Management & Development (HRMD) services at all levels of DepEd so that it can effectively implement a learner centered, School-based Management System anchored on the k-12 strategies to improve the quality of public schools.

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A System of Conducting Formal Meetings

meetingParliamentary rules are a set of proven “rules” used to move business during a meeting. It is a guideline and a system that allows an organization to conduct business in a fair and democratic manner.

An organization should have its Constitution and By-laws to know rules, duties and functions of each officer and member. It guides the officer how to run the organization efficiently and effectively. Thus, specific policies, rights and privileges are known to all concerned.

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Stress Management & Team Building: A Revitalizing Move for MCD Non-teaching Employees

The nostress mgntn-teaching employees, as front-liners in the office operations and services, perform daily routine of work which is focused on the tasks at hand. Similar with other organizations, the Malaybalay City Division non-teaching employees are not exempted from stress which may be attributed from the constant change and challenges in governance. Apparently, this ripples through the Office and de-motivates the entire workforce which most likely contributes to individual and organizational ineffectiveness. As pointed out by WebMB Medical (2013), stress is a fact of life which people may not be able to get rid but can look for ways.

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