DepEd Region 10 strengthens partnerships, innovates teaching for ALS

als2PASIG CITY, June 14, 2017 – Through the Department of Education’s (DepEd) continuous expansion and strengthening of the Alternative Learning System (ALS), being out of school no longer has to mean being discouraged to continue education.

“I am appealing to everyone that we do not forget our learners outside the formal system. They, too, are our children; and they, too, deserve the same amount of our attention and pledges of support and assistance in every way,” Education Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones implored stakeholders. Continue reading

School heads as ICT4Ed LRMDS chair

Our world is changing fast due to evolving technology. What we know today might become immaterial the next two to five years. Moreover, the trend of globalization through education creates pressure on us to shift from the practices of the “old school” to ensure that our education system is at par with international standards. Consequently, this changes the landscape of education which requires the leaders and teachers to adapt management and teaching style wherein learners imbibe competencies for life-long learning. Continue reading

Insights on the School Heads Development Program: Foundation Course

Hotel Koresco, Upper Balulang, Cagayan de Oro City
January 19, 2017

The widest room in this world is the room for improvement, it is never fully occupied.”

shdpI remembered Regional Director Allan Farnazo during the plenary session on Day O, of Module 1, when he said, “I don’t care kung magaling ka, I care kung magaling kayong lahat!” It was a simple statement that sends a lot of messages. You may interpret it based on your personal perspective or point of views. As for me, it is helping us find our places and putting us all at ground zero, a perfect platform for all of us to take off at once or all together as we start our journey to the School Heads Development Program: Foundation Course Module 1-3 focused on Instructional Leadership, Organizational Leadership and Exemplars. Someone said, no amount of training can change ones mindset and practices, unless he is willing to empty his cup, that is, to unlearn, learn and relearn. Continue reading

Joys and Pains of a Clerical Job

Achievement of ones work is not only measured by happiness or satisfying results but also for every drop of painful experience that one has conquered. As a quote says, “Do not count the drop of success that you have achieved but count the number of challenges that strengthened your attitudes and developed your good qualities as an achiever”. This quote counts a lot for the joys and pains that one can encounter in doing clerical jobs. Continue reading

Rekindling Patience on Clerical War

Patience is the best weapon to fight against war on clerical jobs. We tend to meet plenty of challenges that need immediate action to achieve a fulfilling remark from our clients. Others think that our task is easy. But they do not know that behind that simplicity of our work, we fight for excellence of service. Continue reading

Record Keeping: A Great Responsibility

Record keeping is a great responsibility. This requires patience and perseverance. One has to put records in its proper place for easy access. A document has to be placed in a folder properly labelled based on the content. In most cases folders or record books are alphabetically arranged in shelves.  This manner of records keeping has been practiced for decades. It has been the manner done in a record section of an office. Continue reading

Taste the Pudding

pudding“The best way to taste the pudding is in the eating” as shared by Mr. Edilberto L. Oplenaria, Schools Division Superintendent of Malaybalay City during   the opening program of the 2016 English Language Extravaganza and Read-A-Thon Division Level at Bangcud Central School, Bangcud, Malaybalay City on November 29.

The event is compared to tasting the pudding as the best way to test the quality and ability of the students based on their interests provided through the various events in the competition. The competition then is the paramount means to select the cream to represent in the higher level of the race of which contestants will experience winning and losing. Continue reading

PRESS RELEASE: DepEd: Nangangailangan pa ng mas maraming guro sa Math at Science

Nangangailangan ang Department of Education (DepEd) ng mas marami pang guro para sa Math at Science, ito ay sa kabila ng mataas na bilang ng mga gurong natanggap para sa K to 12, na pumalo na sa 195,302 sa pagitan ng 2010 at 2016.

“Kailangan pa ng DepEd ng mas maraming guro sa Math at Science. Hindi kami nagtatanggal, kami ay tumatanggap,” ito ang sinabi kamakailan ni Education Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones sa mga mambabatas sa ginanap na hearing para sa budget ng DepEd sa 2017. Continue reading