THE Ministry of Education (DepEd) is on track to bring quality education service to Region 3 (Central Luzon) for the next six years by launching its Regional Education Development Plan (REDP) 2022-2028 and its learning recovery and continuity plan (LRCP).
In a statement, DepEd Regional Director May Eclar said the REDP implementation path is ready and aligned with DepEd’s aggressive “KITE” reforms, which include revising and updating curricula. , improving learning environments, teacher development and retraining, and engaging stakeholders for support. and collaboration for stronger partnerships.
KITE stands for reviewing and updating the K-12 curriculum, improving the learning environment, developing and retraining teachers, and engaging stakeholders for support and collaboration.
“DepEd Region 3 is always proactive and so we are the first region to develop and launch our REDPs and LRCPs,” she said.
Through its REDP, the agency seeks to achieve the goal of ensuring that all learners in the region develop and improve foundational skills for lifelong learning and full participation in society. by 2028.
“To achieve this, we have established the sector outcome which states that all learners have acquired the literacy, numeracy and science skills needed to succeed in higher education and employment,” Eclar noted.
The DepEd also established its intermediate outcomes in four crucial areas: access to ensure that all learners access and receive the appropriate services needed for basic education; equity to ensure that all learners participate equitably and meaningfully in basic education, regardless of status, ethnicity, gender, disability, age and other social characteristics; quality to ensure that learners acquire standard skills in literacy, numeracy and science; and resilience and well-being to ensure that learners develop a positive mindset, can adapt to change and apply fundamental rights to education.
“We also aim to ensure the recovery of student learning loss, compounded by the pandemic, through mechanism governance, which is resilient, responsive and efficient governance, management and systems,” Eclar added.
In a separate statement, DepEd Vice President and Secretary Sara Duterte-Carpio praised DepEd Region 3 for coming up with REDP and LRCP as the agency prepares to reopen schools for in-person learning.
“This is a positive step and complements DepEd’s efforts to ensure that our learners will no longer suffer from the negative impact of the Covid-19 pandemic,” Duterte-Carpio said.
“We have seen how the pandemic has had a significant impact on our learners. But as parents and teachers, we have a responsibility for our children, so we should not allow, because we could no longer afford anything. either comes between our children and their future,” she added.
Duterte-Carpio said the initiative by DepEd Central Luzon shows its commitment and dedication not only to the profession but also to learners.