2017, May 12
The Laoag City schools division officially kicked off this year’s “Brigada Eskwela” at the at the Ilocos Norte Regional School of Fisheries (INRSF) in Brgy. La Paz, this city. With this year’s theme, “Isang DepEd, Isang Pamayanan, Isang Bayanihan Para sa Handa at Ligtas na Paaralan,” the Department of Education aims to focus on resilience and disaster preparedness of classrooms. Public schools nationwide are scheduled to implement “Brigada Eskwela” from May 15 to 20, 2017. Classes are set to begin on June 5. Mr. Lopez emphasized that over the past years, “Brigada Eskwela has made an impact not only in terms of physical structure but has also made an impact in the community—and that impact is strengthening the spirit of bayanihan.” He thanked the stakeholders for their relentless support in attaining the objectives of the program.