“Education is a matter of quality, not amount.” This was the battle cry of the Learning Resource Management Section of the City Schools Division of Dasmariñas as they bagged several awards in the CALABARZON Learning Resource Expo (CLRE) held at Hotel H2O, Ermita, Manila on May 29, 2019. Hosted by the DepEd Region IV-A, schools division offices from CALABARZON exhibited their contextualized and localized materials in all key stages.

DepEd Dasmariñas, only having entries in Key Stage 3, was able to win the following awards:

  1. Best Learning Resource for Key Stage 3
  2. Best SDO with Learning Resource Management Project
  3. Best Learning Resource in Science
  4. Best Learning Resource in English
  5. Best Learning Resource in Araling Panlipunan
  6. Best Learning Resource in Edukasyon sa Pagpapakatao

Job Zape, Chief of the Curriculum and Learning Management Division, said that the activity is an innovation model in learning resource development projected in line with the quality management system goals of the DepEd Central Office. Zape is hopeful that CLRE is a pivotal project and he anticipates that in CLRE 2020, the materials presented will be designed and improved according to the critical needs of the learners and the existing curriculum standards.

SDO Dasmariñas City LR Team’s exhibit entries are selected from the submissions in the ongoing implementation of Flexible Resources for Equitable Education Delivery (FREED) Project which will cater to learners without physical and financial capacity to attend school, learners who are school representatives in division, regional, and national competitions, learners who missed classes due to natural calamities, and even to pregnant learners.

FREED Project Modules are expected to be launched by July 2019.