Change is coming, it starts with us

In just a couple of days, Rodrigo R. Duterte will take his oath of office as the 16th President of the Republic of the Philippines. During the last presidential elections, “Change is Coming” has been his campaign tagline. It caught up easily with the Filipino people because of their hunger for change. He has become an icon whom people look up to, to bring on the change that this country badly needs and the change that the people desperately wants.

Yet long after the elections, we see motorists weave recklessly on the road and with Duterte stickers brazenly displayed on their windshields. We see people smoking in public places with Duterte ballers on their wrists. Continue reading

Division ICT orients DCP Batch 29-33

mlyblydcp29-33In order to achieve the strategic plans and directions of the Division ICT Plan and Division Strategic Plan particularly ICT4ed program, the Division of Malaybalay City conducted the 2-day Orientation/Briefing of recipient schools under DepEd Computerization Program (DCP) batches 29-33 last June 9-10 at Loizas Pavilion, Casisang Malaybalay City, participated by the seventy three (73) ICT coordinators from elementary and secondary schools in the Division of Malaybalay City. Continue reading

Filing for terminal leave benefit

Terminal leave pay refers to the payment in cash value of an employee. It includes resignation, retirement, and separation from the service. Based on Budget Circular No. 2016-2, dated March 29, 2016. Pursuant to Section 40 of CSC MC No. 14, Terminal Leave Benefits (TLB) payment is based on accumulated leave credits during the service and the computation depends on the highest salary received.

GSIS Memorandum Circular No. 003 series of 2015 states that the GSIS clearance serves as legal basis for deducting GSIS premium arrearages and loan balances as required for payment of terminal leave benefits. Continue reading

Empowering Property Custodianship

PhotoGrid_14664016852321zPursuant to the institutionalizing of Zero-waiting Time Program in schools as incorporated in the 3-year Division Strategic Plan, eighty-four (84) District and School Property Custodians from public elementary and secondary schools in the Division of Malaybalay City attended the Division Seminar-Workshop on District / School Property Custodianship at Veranda, Casisang, Malaybalay City, April 8.

The participants were oriented on the following topics: (a) Republic Act 9184, known as Procurement Law (b) Basic Concepts and Current Practices on Custodianship including Storage and Warehousing (c) Issuance, Utilization and Proper Filling-out of Forms (d) Inventory Taking and Preparation of Reports (e) Disposal (f) Relief from Accountability in Case of Loss of Government Property and (g) Action Planning. Continue reading

Action research aims for educational transformation

actionresearchDepEd is mandated to “undertake national educational research and studies” which can become part of the basis for necessary reforms and policy inputs (Chapter 1, Section 7 (5) of RA 9155). The current administration also recognizes the need for evidence-based policy development by instituting reforms that strengthen transparency and accountability among government entities.

It follows then that RA 9155 mandates DepED to require all schools divisions to engage in research activities. It means that all teaching and non-teaching personnel in the Department are enjoined to fully implement research in terms of doing priority improvement projects for future referrals and modifications. Continue reading

My Father’s Love

My father is my best friend. He is the ideal and best person I’ve ever seen all my life.

My Father came from a poor family but he is one of the popular people in our town because he is hard working and he helps people especially our neighbor during difficult times. He supports his wife and sometimes helps the house chores by cooking especially when my mother is sick. He really loved, cared and respects his wife always. Continue reading

BAC Document Monitoring Sheet in the Division of Malaybalay

The Bids and Awards Committee Document Monitoring Sheet (BAC – DMS) was conceptualized aligned with the Project and Programs adopted in the Division Strategic Plan, “Tamang Bidding Paigtingin” (Strict Adherence to R.A. 9184 to minimize complaints on Procurement). It will reduce, if not totally eliminate, the delay in processing BAC documents in DepEd Malaybalay City Division. Continue reading

Doing Your Work with Passion

rox2If you want to be successful at your job and move up the higher ladder you need to be passionate about your work. You need to be motivated and driven to be the best you can be regardless of your work. Passion, drive, motivation, zeal, these are the driving force to make you at the top. The self-driven attitudes about your work that can help you lead down the path to success. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. said, “If a man is called to be a street sweeper, he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted, or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well.” Continue reading

Making the Most of Our Time

rox1Know the true value of time; snatch, seize, and enjoy every moment of it. No idleness, no laziness, no procrastination: never put off till tomorrow what you can do today. –Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield.

Our lives are large collection of single day’s accomplishment. The sun rises, the sun sets, and it rises again. And at the end, the lives we chose to live will be determined by how we choose to spend each day. Every day is a challenge to conquer and a mystery to solve yet, even the complications of life we can always decide to make the most of our time.
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Malaybalay City Division spearheads Orientation Seminar-Workshop for the newly hired teachers

roxA three-day orientation seminar-workshop for newly hired teachers in kindergarten, elementary, junior and senior high school initiated by Malaybalay City Division was conducted on June 7 to 9 at Roberto’s Place, Casisang, Malaybalay City.

This aims to equip all hired teachers with the necessary preparation of becoming holistically skilled to cope up with the demands of the 21st century learners as their clienteles. This is also anchored in the department’s mission and vision to take move in assuring readiness among these 101 newly hired teachers before their deployment to the different schools they are assigned within Malaybalay City Division. Continue reading