by Richel de los Reyes-Cipriano
Brigada Eskwela is one of the school activities that the Department of Education (DepEd) implements for the benefit of all students in their respective school with, the theme “Isang Dekada ng Bayanihan sa Paaralan.”
Headed by Mr. John Razie Z. Isagan, School District Supervisor, the Municipality of Libacao, Aklan and the Libacao National Forestry Vocational High School joined the National Brigada Eskwela for Education on May 20-25, 2013.
Teachers and administrators of different schools, parents, municipal and barangay officials, Local Government Unit, stakeholders, pupils and students of different schools in the municipality participated in Brigada Eskwela.
In Libacao, Aklan, it started with a parade at 7 in the morning which went through the Poblacion. It ended at the Libacao Central Elementary School grounds.
A short program followed in which speakers stressed the significance of the activity.
Bayanihan sa Eskwelahan was done for one week.
It aimed to prepare the respective school facilities for the incoming school year through the join effort of teachers, parents, and stakeholders who used their time to fulfill their roles in the upkeep of the school.
“Education to be effective is to have the support and cooperation of all parents, teachers, students, and stakeholders for the improvement of school facilities”, Libacao Mayor Charito Navarosa pointed out.
This environment is conducive to learning. /MP