The Division of Rizal conducted the School-to-School Partnership Symposium and Awarding Ceremony  on December 19-21, 2016 at BSA Twin Towers, Mandaluyong City.

The symposium  showcased  at least 82 projects categorized as Access, Quality, Governance and other themes like Research, DRRM, Teachers’ training and Waste Segregation from 32 partner schools and guided by the team leader schools.

Participants were divided into two batches. The plenary session was attended by Mr. Dexter Pante, Chief of School Effectiveness Division,  as the Keynote Speaker,   SDS Marites A. Ibañez, Chief Education  Program Supervisor, Mr. Ferdinand C. Pascual, Dr. Gloria C. Roque, EPS and SBM Coordinator and other PS, PSDSs, SEPSs, school heads and teachers from the leader and partner schools.

To sustain the SSP projects, these will be continuously implemented through allotting budget from the schools’ MOOE and other source of funds. Monitoring and Evaluation  on the impact of the projects will also be given priority.

Buddy Chester R. Repia
Senior Education Program Specialist, DepEd-Rizal