Koronadal City, March 4 (PIA) – With the theme, “Winning the future
of Mindanao children,” the 6th Mindanao Education Congress will be
hosted by DepED Region XII on March 27-29, 2011 at The Farm, Carpenter
Hills, Koronadal City.
Held once every two years, the
Mindanao Educators’ Congress is a gathering of Key Officials of the six
(6) regions of Mindanao – Region IX; X, XI, XII, CARAGA, and ARMM. This
forum is an appropriate avenue of relevant discussion of educational
issues and programs with affect Mindanao children.
year’s Congress aims to: (a) showcase the best practices of every region
in Mindanao in terms of its regionally-initiated projects and programs
as regards the EFA Goals 2015; (b) discuss relevant educational issues
and concerns affecting Mindanao children; (c) share effective strategic
advocacy plan on Enhanced K+12; and (d) design integrated plan in
attaining the Mindanao 2020 Development Plan.
this educators’ congress is also the “Technical Forum and Recognition
Program for Outstanding Mentors” of the Project EQuALLS2 – an
educational package given by the government of United States of America
(USAID) covering three regions in Mindanao – Region IX, Region XII and
ARMM. This program has reached school children through its school
building project, curriculum materials, and teachers’ training programs.
Project EQuALLS2 will end up this September 2011 and its
Closure Program will be highlighted with the awarding of “Outstanding
Mentors,” who initiated innovative teaching strategies. This will be
participated in by EQuALLS2 Technical Working Group (TWG) and to be
graced by U.S. Ambassador Harry K. Thomas and other Consuls.
will be attended by all Schools Division Superintendents and
Assistants, Presidents of Principals Association (Elementary &
Secondary), LGUs, and SSG Federation Presidents of the six (6) regions
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