Education

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EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

Under the Tulong Dunong Program or the Student Financial Assistance Program, a total of 2,310 college students have been assisted for SY 2014-2015, and a total of 2,305 students for SY 2015-2016.

These beneficiaries were enrolled in the following schools – Carlos Hilado Memorial State College-Talisay, Central Philippine State University, Northern Negros State College of Science and Technology, Philippine Normal University, Technological University of the Philipines – Visayas, University of the Philippines – Visayas, West Visayas State University, and the Bacolod City College.

BRAINSBEE NI ALBEE SA DISTRICT 3

On its fourth run in 2014, the district wide community-based academic competition, BRAINSBEE NI ALBEE SA DISTRICT THREE reached close to 15,000 youths in the 115 barangays of the District. Contenders from Victorias City made a clean sweep of all the golden trophies at the grand district finals, bringing home the glory and the prizes.


2014 Brainsbee Champion - Kenneth Berja; BBBFI executive director Mary An Dino; and Lindsay Joseph Martinez.

EDUCATION SUMMIT

The objective of the 1st Education Summit in January 2014 held in Bacolod City was alignment of the needs of the local education sector with the support from the national government. Public school administrators, principals, teachers and stakeholders from all over the Third District reported on the status of facilities, capabilities as well as pressing needs and problems.


Participants and guests at the 1st education summit held January 2014 in Bacolod City

CYBER EDUCATION

The e-classroom where high-tech touch screen devices are used by teachers to make learning more interesting and exciting for students, was pioneered in the Third District in Negros Occidental in 2010.

ALBOARDS GO VISAYAS-WIDE

Schools from the Visayas Regions 6, 7 and 8 have also been introduced to the Alternative Learning Boards by Cong. Albee.

In simple turn-over rites in August 2016, 21 schools in Negros, Panay, Cebu, Bohol and Leyte received their first set of ALBs from Pass It Forward Foundation and the Betty Bantug Benitez Foundation. Beneficiary-schools were represented by either their respective Congressmen, Mayors and other local officials, Schools Superintendents, Principals and ICT Coordinators.