Tagum City – Scaling up education services during this time of pandemic, the Alternative Learning System – Education and Skills Training (ALS-EST) program of the Department of Education through the Development Academy of the Philippines (DAP) joined forces with the City Government of Tagum for the intensified implementation of the said program in Tagum City, which is now dubbed as Project EMWYS (Empowering Men, Women, Youth and Senior Citizen).
Sealing the partnership via a virtual signing ceremony last August 2, the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) encloses a funding with a total of Php 4,724,300.00 donated to the LGU Tagum, targeting a total of 150 Tagumenyo enrollees for school year 2021-2022.
Learners will undergo 10 months of Basic Secondary Education under the Alternative Learning System of DepEd Tagum City Division, and 3 months for Skills Training.
Signing the agreement are the President and CEO of the DAP, Atty. Engelbert C. Caronan Jr., DAP ALS-EST Project Manager Ms. Winnie M. Manzo, Tagum City Mayor Allan L. Rellon, Tagum City Vice Mayor Eva Lorraine E. Estabillo, City Councilor and Chairperson of the Committee on Education, Hon. Alderson L. Rellon, and PEESO Department Head/Project EMWYS Head, Ms. Rogeneth P. Llanos.
Producing Tagumenyos who have not just learned basic academic education but have also acquired technical competencies suitable for immediate employment is in fulfillment of this administration’s EAGLE WINGS Program which aims to magnify education to its paramount importance. Geneva Pangandoyon /CIO Tagum
(L-R) Tagum City PEESO Department Head/Project EMWYS Head, Rogeneth P. Llanos, Tagum City Vice Mayor Eva Lorraine E. Estabillo, Tagum City Mayor Hon. Allan L. Rellon, and City Councilor and Chairperson of the Committee on Education Hon. Alderson L. Rellon, signs the Memorandum of Agreement signifying the partnership of the LGU Tagum with the Development Academy of the Philippines in the realization of Project EMWYS. Vinzel Bret Davo/CIO Tagum
The virtual MOA signing ceremony takes place at the AVR of the New City Hall of Tagum, wherein a total grant of Php 4,724,300.00 will be donated to the LGU Tagum for the realization of its scholarship program under the Alternative Learning System – Education and Skills Training (ALS-EST). Vinzel Bret Davo/CIO Tagum