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Department of Education to conduct Brigada Eskwela in Marawi

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By Elaine O. Ratunil

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Dec. 11 (PIA) – Education stakeholders are all set to conduct Brigada Eskwela sa Marawi (BESM) on December 13-15, 2017, making schools in the city resilient and conducive to learning.

Department of Education (DepEd) officials will lead a BESM Kick-off Activity on Dec. 13 at Amai Pakpak Central Elementary School (APCES) in Datu Akader Street, Brgy. Buadi Sacayo Green, Marawi City.

Eusebio Aguanta, DepEd Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (DRRM) coordinator for Region 10, said during the 4th Quarter Regional DRRM Council Full Council Meeting that Brigada Eskwela consists of activities that exhibit the spirit of shared community responsibility in providing quality basic education for learners.

This includes repairing and painting of school furniture and facilities, among others.

He also urged the members of the regional DRRM council in Northern Mindanao to participate and support the maintenance of at least 41 schools affected by the clash between the government troops and local terrorists in the city (EOR/PIA)