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LCC convenes 2010 NLA BOJs

The Literacy Coordinating Council (LCC)  convened the Board of Judges (BOJs) for this year's National Literacy Awards (NLA) last May 24, 2010 to acquaint the judges on the revised criteria and guidelines for selection of literacy programs, terms of reference of BOJs and Coordinators, and guidelines on the conduct of ocular visits; and to distribute to the respective judges the documents submitted by the local government units (lgu) for review.

The composition of the judges include members of the LCC technical working group and representatives from government agencies and civic organizatiions. Three judges are assigned in each of the five categories: Outstanding Literacy Program and Outstanding Local Government Units - Independent Component and Component City, Highly Urbanized City, Municipal Level Class A, and Municipal Level Class B.

The initial part of the selection process is the review of the documents  submitted by each  lgu, from which the top five nominees shall be chosen. Verification of the top five nominees' literacy programs follows through ocular visit and on-site validation by the BOJs and LCC-NLA Coordinators. The ranking of winners in every category shall be presented to the Council prior to the Awards.

Winners will be  announced during the National Literacy Awards and Conference to be held on the second week of September, coinciding with the celebration of National Literacy Week. They will receive prizes which include plaques of recognition and cash.

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