By Merlina Hernando-Malipot
Education Secretary Leonor Briones challenged education leaders to continue creating “innovative and daring” methods of teaching which will benefit all Filipino learners.
Briones delivered the keynote speech during the Second Caraga Education Leaders Assembly (CELA) recently at the Surigao del Norte Provincial Gymnasium where highlighted the agency’s efforts in ensuring the realization of its programs and projects, which are all geared toward the betterment of the educational system in the country.
“I hope that we will all be challenged to continually do what we can to bring and create innovative and daring methods of teaching so that we can bring education to all our learners,” Briones told the attendees.
Around 600 education leaders convened for the 2nd CELA to discuss ways to further improve the delivery of quality basic education in the region.
Meanwhile, Briones also acknowledged the “contributions and the honor” brought to the DepEd by teachers and educators who were recognized in various awards, both locally and internationally.
“Most of our teachers have already been creating, innovating, and thinking of ways of reaching out to all Filipinos learners who need to have the basics of education,” she said. “Some of them were even recognized in various awards in and outside the country,” she added.
Aside from Briones, also present at the event were DepEd-Caraga OIC-Regional Director Francis Cesar Bringas and other officials and personnel from the region. To conclude the gathering, the DepEd Chief was donned the tribal attire of the Mamanwa, indigenous peoples in Surigao del Norte and other parts of Caraga.