USAid donates teaching and learning resources to DepEd for early learning
Department of Education officials receive teaching and learning resources in support of early learning initiatives from USAid Director of the Regional Financial Services Center Bret Campbell (second from right). US EMBASSY PHOTO
The United States, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAid), provided the Department of Education (DepEd) with teaching and learning resources in support of the initiatives of early learning.
Materials include USAID-developed teacher training materials, literacy and numeracy kits, early-grade reading materials, and literacy assessment support materials.
USAid Director of the Regional Center for Financial Services Bret Campbell led the turnover for Deputy Undersecretaries of Education Nepomuceno Malaluan and Diosdado San Antonio at the 2022 United Nations Transforming Education Summit.
“We are pleased to accept the documents, which is symbolic of the strong partnership between DepEd and USAid. In this partnership, we have sought common aspirations, as well as a shared commitment,” Malaluan said.
DepEd also hosted an education forum in Baguio to discuss policy, planning and budget changes needed to recover learning losses, actions needed to get back on track to achieve Sustainable Development Goal 4 inclusive education for all, and the steps needed to reinvent education. systems for the future.
Campbell expressed USAid’s continued support for DepEd, particularly in its national initiatives advising with education partners to find solutions and take action to help transform education.
“[We] remain committed to strengthening and reinventing global education systems and revitalizing national and global efforts to ensure that every child has access to free, equitable and quality education,” he said.
USAid’s ABC+: Advancing Basic Education in the Philippines project has trained more than 23,000 teachers and distributed more than 11.5 million early-grade reading materials to support Filipino learners.