Reinventing the Local School Board, Navotas City Style

The composition of the LSB in Navotas City is truly multi-sectoral.  There are representatives from the business sector, private schools, faculty club presidents, and civil society organizations.  Meetings provide a venue for principals to air their concerns which are speedily addressed by Mayor John Rey Tiangco.  The meeting on May 11, 2012 tackled three priorities:  Brigada Eskwela, readiness for implementing K-12, and planning for the parents’ training program.

Taking the Mamburenios on board

Led by Mayor Anthony Villarosa, the municipality of Mamburao, Occidental Mindoro held their very first Education Summit on April 19. Around 120 barangay officials, school administrators, teachers and parents gathered at the Mamburao Central School Gymnasium to discuss the state of education in their community.

KAZARIAN-SYCIP Fund Opens An Education Facility for Local School Boards

Mr. Washington SyCip, Synergeia Trustee, philanthropist and a widely respected business leader announced the opening of a Kazarian-SyCip Fund. The fund is a financing facility open to Local School Boards that will implement programs to reduce dropouts and improve learning performance of students in elementary education.