Day 2 Tackles Public-Private Partnerships

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Day 2 Tackles Public-Private Partnerships

Day 2 of the conference was greeted with a low pressure area, rendering a No Classes announcement in all levels in the city of Legazpi. Safe under the roof of the Oriental, the plenary session started at around nine in the morning with Stephanie Orlino of Smart Communications, Inc., Maricel Gray of Globe Telecom Inc., and Maryanne Mendoza of Digibayanihan ASSIST as speakers on the topic Public-Private Partnership for Digital Learrning.

After a short open forum, Council member from the Philippine Information Agency Emelyn Libunao presented the AVP for institutional LCC and the good literacy practices of NLA winner LGUs, the new LCC website, and LCC’s Facebook page.

One of the highlights of the Conference that happened in the afternoon of this day was the awarding of the Hall of Fame to two LGUs, the Municipality of Cuyo, Palawan and the city of Balanga as three-time first place winner in the National Literacy Awards. The trophies were received by Cuyo mayor Andrew Ong and Balanga City Administrator Rodolfo de Mesa, representing Mayor Francis Garcia. Each delivered his acceptance message, thanking LCC for inspiring them to push their programs further through the Awards. Both vowed sustainability of their existing programs and creation of new ones that are deemed beneficial to the community and the population as a whole. The program came to a close at four in the afternoon.

LCC Welcomes Guests to the 2017 National Literacy Conference

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LCC Welcomes Guests to the 2017 National Literacy Conference

The 2017 National Literacy Conference officially started its two-day Conference November 8, 2017 at The Oriental Legazpi in Legazpi City, with the theme that coined together lifelong learning and digital literacy―Lifelong Learning in a Digital World.

The conference aims to explore the current local and international trends and innovations in digital literacy; exchange experiences in utilizing digital interventions in literacy programs for lifelong learning; and promote the wide use of ICT in implementing literacy programs and practices.

Participants to the conference include representatives from the Department of Education, local government units, and civil society organizations coming from all over the Philippines, numbering to around 300 persons in all.

Hometown guests welcomed the participants, with the presence of and greetings from Legazpi Mayor Noel Rosal; Albay Governor Al Francis Bichara; and DepEd Region V Director Ramon Fiel Abcede. The morning was highlighted by the talk of DepEd Secretary Leonor Briones who shared on how fast technology moves and improves learning with the development of various computer applications but which should not deter learners, young and adults, from becoming functional and lifelong learners.

There were four plenary sessions on the first day that revolved around the theme of lifelong learning and digital literacy – the Philippines toward becoming digitally literate, present realities and future opportunities in a digital world; enhancing lifelong learning through ICT, and reaching the unreached and forging partnerships through ICT.

The participants were treated to a socials in the evening, with the teachers band from the Basug National High School in Camarines Norte leading the program.

Announcement

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To all NLC Participants:

     We would like to invite everybody to attend a special orientation/seminar to be conducted by our event partners such as Educo and Children International. We are also happy to announce that the seminar on digital wellness care of Globe Telecom will push through. Please be at the Grand Ballroom at exactly 7:00PM.

     Please be advised that the check in time of all participants will be at 2:00PM.

     Dinner will be served at 6:00PM.