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MATATAG agenda underscored in RAGCOM information and services caravan

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, February 24, 2023 – The Department of Education (DepEd) Region X highlighted the MATATAG agenda during its participation in the Information and Services Caravan spearheaded by the Regional Association for Government Communicators – Northern Mindanao (RAGCOM-NM).

Through the Philippine Information Agency (PIA) 10, in coordination with the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) and 58th Infantry Battalion (58IB) Philippine Army, the activity was conducted at Sitio Curnao, Barangay Umagos, Lagonglong Misamis Oriental, on February 24.

DepEd X’s participation is part of its efforts to strengthen and sustain the Department’s role in and contribution to the government’s whole-of-nation approach to peace and development in Northern Mindanao.

During the caravan, DepEd X emphasized the MATATAG four components: MAke the curriculum relevant to produce competent and job-ready, active, and responsible citizens; TAke steps to accelerate delivery of basic education facilities and services; TAke good care of learners by promoting learner well-being, inclusive education, and a positive learning environment; and Give support to teachers to teach better.

The Public Affairs Unit (PAU), as the communication arm of DepEd Region X, was represented by Fatima E. Villaremo, Project Development Officer II, who coordinated the distribution of DepEd X’s share of vitamins, healthcare kits, and pencils. Around 30 families, 50 of whom were children, received the basic services.

Also supporting the event were select national government agencies and RAGCOM members of Northern Mindanao. │ PAU Fatima E. Villaremo