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Mayor Garbo leads Brigada Eskwela 2023

MABALACAT CITY — The city government, in partnership with the Department of Education Mabalacat City Division, led the launch of Brigada Eskwela 2023 at Dau Elementary School today, Aug. 14.

With the theme, “Bayanihan para sa MATATAG na Paaralan!” the city’s schools, teachers, students, parents, and the community worked together to prepare the school the formal opening of classes on Aug.29

The DepEd’s MATATAG Agenda was launched in January this year. MATATAG is an acronym for MA – Make the curriculum relevant to produce job-ready, active and responsible citizens; TA – Take steps to accelerate delivery of basic education facilities and services; TA – Take good care of learners by promoting learner well-being, inclusive education, and a positive learning environment; and G – Give support to teachers to teach better.

Mayor Garbo expressed his support and involvement on these objectives through leading the BE 2023 and providing new materials for cleaning and repairing the school.

“One of my priorities is the well-being of the students. I want them to have a conducive environment where they can learn comfortably and peacefully,” he said.

The mayor signed the Brigada Eskwela 2023 Pledge of Commitment with the Schools Division Superintendent Maria Carmen P. Cuenco, EdD., CESO V, and significant stakeholders in education.

Present during the program were Dau Elementary School Principal Irene D. Ocampo, Teacher’s Club President Rowena Pangilinan, Brigada Eskwela Coordinator Zaida Canlapan, Dau Barangay Councils and SK members.