Mentors, Teachers train to help children read well
To acquire effective strategies in teaching reading, 120 mentors and teachers attended the 2-day training dubbed as “Helping Children in Schools to Read Well” on October 17-18, 2017 at the Family Country Hotel, this City.
The said training was conducted by Synergeia, in partnership with the Local Government Unit of General Santos City- AKLAT Division, Department of Education (DepEd) 12 and United States Agency for International Development (USAID) SURGE Project, with the aim of harnessing the skills of teachers to provide creative interventions to Grade 1 to 6 pupils having reading difficulties and introducing to them new forms of teaching reading.
The resource speakers were Mr. John Phillip Sevilla, Chief Operating Officer and Dr. Milwida M.Guevarra, Chief Executive Officer of Synergeia.
Synergeia has implemented programs to improve basic education for nearly 1.5 million school children in 250 municipalities in the Philippines. It has also engaged local governments, socio-civic groups, schools, teachers, parents and students to work together in upgrading basic education.
In his welcome message, Mario Bermudez, CESE- Assistant Schools Division Superintendent, DepEd 12 emphasized that such training will inspire mentors and teachers to to teach students to read well. (CPIO/Pido/RSC/datb)