With the aim of ensuring the effectiveness of literacy program implementation at the community level, the Literacy Coordinating Council (LCC) through its lead member agency for research, the Philippine Normal University (PNU), conducted the first Orientation Workshop on the Foundational Framework for Exemplary Community-Based Literacy Programs and Engagement for Luzon Cluster. The said event was participated in by various local chief executives, literacy administrators, implementers, workers and advocates representing the Local Government Units (LGUs) and Nongovernment Organizations (NGOs) from Regions I, II, III, IV-A (CALABARZON), IV-B (MIMAROPA), V, and NCR.
Dr. Judy C. Bautista and Dr. Merry Ruth M. Gutierrez of PNU discussed the Foundational Framework and the Analytic Scoring Rubric or the M&E tool while Dr. Boyet L. Batang, Dr. Maria Azela L. Tamayo and Dr. Leonora P. Varela moderated the discussions among the participants. Held virtually via Microsoft Teams, the said capacity building activity was also livestreamed via DepEd’s Facebook Page and Youtube account on April 29, 2021.
The next leg of the orientation activities will be happening on May 4 and 14, 2021 for Mindanao and Visayas clusters, respectively. The LGUs and NGOs from these clusters are cordially invited to attend.