A rights-based child-friendly school is a child-seeking school. It identifies and seeks children to get them enrolled in school and be included in learning. The children or learners are the rights holder while the school faculty and staff are duty bearers.
Thus, it helps in demonstrating, promoting, and helping to monitor the rights and well-being of all children in the community. The school acts in the best interests of the child, leading to the realization of the child’s full potential, and concerned about the “whole” child and about what happens to children in their families and communities before they enter school and after they leave it, creating a life-long learning. Continue reading Using the Rights-Based Approach in Child-Friendly School
Recently the issues on bullying are rising in the midst of institutionalized anti bullying and child protection campaign in schools.
In reality, bullying may start from simple teasing which is often part of growing up. Every child experiences being teased whether at home or in school. Adults need to be cautious in every word uttered for it may inflect negative results to the person spoken. We have to realize that words could cause pain that would become baggage as the grow old. Continue reading Maximizing anti-bullying mechanism in schools through the school heads and teachers
Every client is valuable. It simply means that the position you hold in the government holds you liable to the public. Hence, public school teachers should take an account for their direct actions, views and decisions for the students they serve need their guidance and direction being second parents. Teachers in school should help create a positive learning environment for the learners. Continue reading Teachers responsible for every learner
PASIG 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 DepEd Region 10 strengthens partnerships, innovates teaching for ALS
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 School heads as ICT4Ed LRMDS chair