Australia’s Minister for International Development and the Pacific, Senator Concetta Fierravanti-Wells (fifth from left), visited Cotabato City on 2 May to highlight Australia’s commitment to supporting peace and stability in Mindanao.
Local Government Units (LGUs) play a crucial role in the delivery of quality education. Pathways facilitates discussions between LGUs and DepEd-ARMM to explore joint initiatives especially on education governance.
With support from Pathways, DepEd-ARMM is studying the collection and use of EBEIS and LIS data at the school, district, and division level. The initiative is in support of efforts to strengthen or establish new EBEIS and LIS data management processes and systems, which aim to empower schools to implement programs that are based on accurate and timely data.
DepEd-ARMM builds the capacity of its Kindergarten and Grade 1 teachers in teaching mother tongue better. With support from Pathways, DepEd-ARMM will strengthen its educator professional development programs for teachers by strengthening its Learning Action Cell. Pathways will also help DepEd-ARMM develop guidelines, tools, and modules to enhance teachers’ knowledge and skills in teaching young children.
DepEd-ARMM joins the Philippines-Australia Friendship Day celebration on 22 April 2018. This year marks the 72 years of strong Philippines-Australia bilateral relations.