DepEd holds National Brigada Eskwela 2022 Kick-off

THE Department of Education (DepEd) held the National Brigada Eskwela 2022 Kick-off with the theme “Tugon sa Hamon ng Ligtas na Balik-Aral” at Imus Pilot Elementary School, Imus, Cavite on August 1, 2022. As the keynote speaker, Vice President of the Republic of the Philippines and Education Secretary Sara Z. Duterte-Carpio graced the event which was attended by DepEd officials from different schools in Calabarzon. This program has three components, namely, Brigada Eskwela sa Paghahanda, Brigada Eskwela Plus and Brigada Pagbasa. Brigada Eskwela sa Paghahanda will be implemented until August 26, 2022 in preparation for the opening of classes ensuring the safe return of the students with clean, disinfected and fully repaired classrooms and shall continue with the year-round implementation of Brigada Eskwela Plus and Brigada Pagbasa.

Fortune Life EVP-COO Emma Abad (3rd from left) provides corporate giveaways to the DepEd participants of the National Brigada Eskwela 2022 Kick-off.

After the kick-off event, VP Sara Duterte and Undersecretary for Legislative Affairs and International Cooperation Office, Atty. Gerard Chan, visited the designated booths of the external partners who expressed their support to the Brigada Eskwela National Kick-Off. One of the long-term partners of DepEd in coordination with Marylindbert International, Fortune Life Insurance Company represented by EVP-COO Emma Abad, AVP-Corporate Communications Floreda Constantino and AVP-North & Luzon Sales Alvin Perez donated corporate giveaways, school kits and workbooks entitled The Value of Hard Work and Discipline. Fortune Life and its sales force will also participate in selected schools nationwide for the conduct of Brigada Eskwela. Other external partners present during the kick-off were Milo, McDonald’s, Rebisco, Bewell Nutraceuticals, Silver Swan NutriAsia, Meralco and other lending institutions.