Dumaguete City to host national writing tilt on ASEAN integration

By Jennifer C. Tilos

The Schools Division of Dumaguete City of the Department of Education (DepEd) will host this year’s National Schools Press Conference (NSPC) on February 19 to 23.

Dubbed as the Olympics of Campus Journalism, NSPC is set to gather the best student-journalists from the 17 regions all over the Philippines.

Close to 5,000 campus journalists from the public and private elementary and secondary schools from all over the country are expected to converge at this capital city of Negros Oriental.

The 2018 NSPC has acknowledged the “vital role of the campus journalist in promoting comprehensive education for all.”

This year’s official theme of the 2018 NSPC is “Embracing ASEAN Integration: Campus journalists’ role in advancing inclusive education.”

Association of Southeast Asian Nations or ASEAN Integration aims to build a successful and more united ASEAN that has concrete effects on the lives of individuals.

The journalism contest starts with the Division Schools Press Conference (DSPC), where the top three to seven in each category depending on the size of the certain region qualifies to the Regional Schools Press Conference (RSPC), and from which the top three will be chosen to represent their respective regions in the National Schools Press Conference (NSPC).

The Campus Journalists will be competing in three categories namely Individual Contests which include News Writing, Feature Writing, Editorial Writing, Science and Technology Writing, Photojournalism, and Editorial Cartooning.

School Paper Contests where the campus journalists battle in the different categories: News Section, Features Section, Editorial Section, Science and Technology Section, Sports Section, and Layout and Page Design, and Group Contests: Radio Script Writing and Broadcasting Contest, Collaborative Desktop Publishing (CDP) Contest, and TV Script Writing and Broadcasting Contests (for secondary level).

Two contests are for exhibition only, namely, Column Writing which belongs to individual contests, and online publishing contest for secondary under the Group Contests.

Expected to grace the annual national writing tilts are Education Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones, Central Office officials, regional and division officials, and local government officials.

 

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Cebuano News: DepEd: Brigada Eskwela andam na sa pagbukas sa klase

By Leandria Pagunsan

PASIG CITY (PIA)—Ang buhatan sa Department of Education nangandam na sa pagbukas sa klase pinaagi mas halapad nga programa sa  Brigada Eskwela Plus.

Ang Brigada Eskwela Plus gi tumong nga mapadayon ug ilahutay ang mga kalihokan sa mga tunghaan sa tibook tuig sama sa pakigdugtong sa komunidad aron maaghat ang mga estudyante nga mu apil sa school activities ug ma menosan ang “drop-outs.”

Mahimo usab nga mu enroll sa Alternative Learning System (ALS), ug ang pakiglambigit ug pagtinabangay sa komunidad aron mapalambo ang “performance” sa mga estudyante.

Samtang ang mga Brigada Eskwela Hall of Fame Awardees gitahasan nga mu dasig sa mga pilot schools sa pagpatuman sa “innovative and community-led effort “ sa Brigada Eskwela Plus 2017.

Si Education Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones mipahibalo nga apil sa pagbukas sa Brigada Eskwela ang kampanya batok sa rabies sa mga magtutudlo, estudyante ug mga ginikanan.

Mga health educators ipaubos sa training sa rabies awareness sa dili pa magsugod and Brigada ESkwela.

Basi sa Republic Act No. 9482 ang nailang Anti-Rabies Act of 2007, gitahasan ang DepEd nga i apil sa school health teaching o curriculum ang rabies education program ug ang pagpaambit sa tukma nga  impormasyon kabahin sa responsible pet ownership sa mga estudyante sa elementary ug secondary levels. (lpp/PIA7/Negrod Oriental/This story was originally published at PIA Website on May 16, 2017)

Cebuano News: Tumong ni Briones, palamboon ang basic education curriculum, ALS palapdan

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DepEd Sec. Leonor Briones  (File photo/PIA7-NegOr)

 

MANILA (PIA) — Dugang nga palamboon sa Kalihim sa Department of Education (DepEd) Leonor Magtolis Briones ang basic education pinaagi sa paglangkob sa drug component ngadto sa science and health, gender and equity in sex education ug labing hatagan ug importansya ang environment and disaster risk reduction awareness.

Laing hatagan ug prayoridad and pagpalapad sa Alternative Learning System (ALS) sa regional, national ug international levels.  Kini nga programa I implementar aron mahatagan ug higayon nga makabalik ug tungha ang out-of-school youths ug drop outs sa basic education.

Nasuta ni Briones nga dul-an 600,000 passers sa Accreditation and Equivalency (A&E) Program, ang kwalipikado nga motungha sa high school ug sa higher education.

Apan matud ni Briones mas daghang estudyante nga kwalipikado nga mokuha sa ALS.  Dugang namahayag ang kalihim nga himoong duol ug sayon ang ALS ngadto sa mga drug rehabilitation centers, sa lisod ug lagyo nga lugar, ug sa mga illegal migrants sa nasud nga wala mahatagi ug formal education.

Gisugyot usab ni Briones ang “complementary relationships” sa pribado ug publikong tunghaan pinaagi sa dayalog ug pakig-ambit sa ilang learning methods ug faculty exchange.

Gilaoman ug gipanglantawan ni Briones nga sa tuig 2022 pagkahuman sa iyang termino isip kalihim, ang mga reporma ug kalamboan sa edukasyon nga iyang ipatuman ma implementar ug mapalambo. (lpp/PIA-7/Negros Oriental/This article was originally published at PIA website on Aug. 5, 2016)