Friday, November 23, 2012

DEpED NCR Launches Eco Saver Program at Arroceros Forest Park

     DepEd NCR by virtue of Repubic Act No. 9003 entitled Ecological Solid Waste Management Act 2000, launched the Regional Eco-Savers Program with the theme "Masigla, Malinis at Luntiang Kapaligiran Tungo sa Malusog at Mahabang BUhay " on November 8, 2012 at the Mini Forest of DepEd Manila.
     Agro products of the region's divisions were displayed in different booths. Highlight of the whole day event was the signing of commitment of the different sectors who supported the program.
     A fitness activity and walk for a cause which started at the Luneta was also held . It is hoped that with the eco-savers launch, DepEd regional participants will gain more awareness of the importance of the environment and promote eco-saver and greening programs in their divisions.

Monday, November 5, 2012

DepED Manila Ties Up with Pilipinas Shell Foundation Inc and Polytechnic University of the Philippines for Road Safety Camp

     To increase the level of awareness on road safety and eventually reduce road casualties, Pilipinas Shell Foundation Inc., the Polytechnic University of the Philippines and The Metro Manila Development Authority tied up with DepED Manila for the conduct of the Road Safety Camp which was held on October 30, 2012 at the PUP Gymnasium. The program, which is on its second year of implementation, is also in line with the United Nations campaign declaring 2011 to 2020 as a Decade of Action for Road Safety.
     Twenty five students from each of the selected ten schools of District VI participated in the camp which consisted of interactive activities conducted in learning bases that taught children how to observe safety on the road. The modules used for the activities were about pedestrian safety, commuter safety, bicycle safety, general road conduct, motorcycle safety and concepts on defensive driving. MAPEH teachers who accompanied the student participants to the training were also given modules to be integrated in their lessons on road safety in Physical Education. The student participants, who were provided free transport to and from the venue, free T shirts , refreshment and learning materials by PSFI are from Bagong Barangay ES, Bagong Diwa ES, Beata ES, Pio del PIlar ES, Sta.Ana ES, Bacood ES, Zamora ES, CP Garcia HS, E Rodriguez ES , Mariano Marcos Memorial HS. iT is ex[ected that students who participated in the training shall assist their teachers in mentoring their schoolmates.

M. Hizon Elementary School Teacher Pupil Tandem Wins in National Library's Story Telling Contest

Deped Manila congratulates the teacher-pupil tandem of MIchelle Balatbat, Grade IV teacher and Romuel Z.Padilla, Grade IV pupil for besting other regional contestants in the National LIbrary's story telling contest.

Manila Teachers, FInalists at TOYEMM Awards

     Nerisa M. Colasito of Nolasco High School and Sara Villanueva of JC de Jesus Elementary School were chosen as Finalists in the Search for Ten Outstanding Young Employees of Metro Manila (TOYEMM).  TOYEMM recognizes the exemplary and outstanding contributions of employess 18-30 years old in public and private sectors. Awardees of TOYEMM come from manufacturing, civic, religious, non-profit organizations, small and medium enterprises, communication and publications, food service, medical and health care and government service.