Department of Education - Davao City Division - DepEd Davao

Coordination and Planning Conference for the 2019 DAVRAA and Palarong Pambansa PDF Print E-mail

DAVAO CITY ― The DepEd Schools Division of Davao City together with the representatives from the Local Government unit (LGU) of Davao held the Coordination and Planning Conference for the 2019 Davao Regional Athletic Association (DAVRAA) and the 2019 Palarong Pambansa on Friday, August 31, 2018. 

“We hope that in our Coordination (and Planning Conference) meeting, we will be able to address some issues and put some recommendations,” Asec. Revsee A. Escobedo, Chief of the Palarong Pambansa Board, said.

  “We are working on the sanitation and the electrification of the areas which will be used for the upcoming sports events. The Palarong Pambansa Logo (also) is a work in progress and will be submitted to the City Mayor’s Office,” SDS Maria Ines C. Asuncion said.

alt The Coordination and Planning Conference for the 2019 DAVRAA and Palarong Pambansa.

According to P/Supt. Angel Sumagaysay of the Philippine National Police (PNP), the security measures for the upcoming sports events has been taken into good consideration as well. “I think there are no problems with the security. There will be CCTV cameras that will be established,” P/Supt. Sumagaysay remarked.

The representatives from the DepEd Schools Division of Davao City headed by the Schools Division Superintendent Maria Ines C. Asuncion, CESO V, and City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio duly represented by Atty. Lawrence D. Bantiding, Asst.  City Administrator for Operations (Davao City), Atty. Alberto T. Escobarte, CESO III, DepEd Regional Director, P/Supt. Angel Sumagaysay of PNP and the DepEd Division Sports Committee attended the coordination and planning conference for the 2019 DAVRAA and Palarong Pambansa, scheduled to be officiated on January and April next year, respectively.

Davao Athletes and Coaches Recognition 2018 PDF Print E-mail

DAVAO CITY ― The City Government of Davao, spearheaded by Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio, in cooperation with the Sports Development Division of the City Mayor’s Office (SDD-CMO) hosted this year’s Presentation of Awards to the Athletes and Coaches for the Philippine National Games and Palarong Pambansa 2018 during the Davao City Athletes and Coaches’ Recognition (2018) held at The Royal Mandaya Hotel Ballroom, Thursday, August 23, 2018.

Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio, in her opening message, highlighted the importance of sports as the training ground for athletes to develop their skills, maximize their potential, and to craft up and intensify their personal goals for the highly-envisioned trail to success. “Enjoy your youth, enjoy your sports discipline, and always thrive to pursuit happiness,” Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio said in her speech.

“Swimming is amazing. And always remember that the desire for success is greater than the fear of failure,” Juliana Marien E. Villanueva, champion for the Palarong Pambansa swimming event, remarked. 

“I am grateful for the experiences, the learnings I have in Sports; the discipline I need in sports is similar with the discipline I keep in life,” Delmar B. Gato of Sto. Niño National High School, one of the Palarong Pambansa champions, articulated as well.


Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio, Mr. Michael Denton Aportadera, officer in-charge of the Sports and Development Division-City Mayor's Office (SDD-CMO), and Schools Division Superintendent Maria Ines C. Asuncion CESO V honor the winning student-athletes during the Davao Athletes and Coaches Recognition 2018.

The Department of Education Davao City Division lead by Schools Division Superintendent Maria Ines C. Asuncion CESO V and Assistant Schools Division Superintendents Emma A. Camporedondo, CESE and Basilio Mana-ay Jr., CESE, fully support the advocacy of, the execution, the implementation, and the strengthening of the sports education and recreation programs in the city. Fully committed to exercise its duty, the Department of Education Davao City Division pledged to take part in related and relevant athletic endeavors in the coming years.


Random Drug Test in DepEd Davao City PDF Print E-mail

altIn order to promote the maintenance of a safe and healthy environment in workplaces and schools free from the use of dangerous drugs, and to reduce health and safety risks to all learners, the Department of Education – Davao City Division has been conducting random drug test to teaching and non-teaching personnel. Piloted last May 8, 2018, all Division personnel underwent the drug test. Representatives from the Department of Health (DOH) and DepEd medical personnel collaborated to successfully conduct the orientation, specimen collection, and data encoding.

The second implementation of the said activity was conducted last August 13, 2018, participated by randomly selected teaching and non-teaching personnel.

Schools Division Superintendent Maria Ines C. Asuncion, CESO V has been closely monitoring the conduct of the said activities and further directed that no monitoring or field work shall be done during the activity. True to its commitment to promote drug-free schools and workplaces, SDS Asuncion assures the continual conduct of this kind of initiative, aiming to create a child friendly, safe and motivating learning environment.

2018 Career Guidance Week Celebration PDF Print E-mail


On its fifth year of implementation, the 2018 Career Guidance Week was celebrated last August 1, 2018 at Almendras Gym, Davao City. Participated by the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), Department of Education (DepEd), Commission on Higher Education (CHED), Department of Science and Technology (DOST), Professional Regulatory Commission (PRC), Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA), and the various stakeholders, the activity showcased Best Career Practices, Career Information, and Career Jingle Competition.

City Mayor Sara Duterte, duly represented by the City Councilor Pilar C. Braga, truly appreciates this initiative and believes that with the increasing labor turnover among employers across the country, it is only appropriate that we advance the Career Guidance Advocacy Program to improve employment retention rates among Filipinos. Atty. Lea Librado-Yap, Chairperson for Labor and Employment Opportunities expressed that the convergence of various stakeholders made the said activity successful.

Moreover, DOLE Regional Director Raymond G. Agravante emphasized that the Career Guidance Week Celebration is one of the avenues to address the lingering problem of Job Skills Mismatch. With the theme “PH 4.0: Preparing for a Digital Ready Workforce”, RD Agravante posed a challenge on the readiness of our graduates so as not be replaced by artificial intelligence in the field of work.

To encourage all students in pursuing their dreams, Ms. Mary Jane P. Trinidad, Career Ambassador shared that if only people fully realize the importance of career guidance, everyone will be taking advantage of the opportunities to change one’s life and make it better. She further reminded the students to never get scared of the first signs of struggles and challenges.

The Department of Education - Davao City Division spearheaded by Schools Division Superintendent Maria Ines C. Asuncion, CESO V, Assistant Schools Division Superintendents Emma A. Camporedondo, CESE and Basilio Mana-ay Jr., CESE, and Division Chiefs Teresita F. Del Valle, PhD and Alma C. Cifra, EdD fully support  this activity, and further acknowledge the activity as a vehicle to guide students to make informed decisions in choosing the right career to eventually address the challenge of job mismatch. Committed to do its part, Department of Education Davao City Division pledged to take part in this endeavor. 


Learners gladly get to experience the career they are aiming at.  

DepEd Davao City held a Meeting with Private Schools Organizations in Davao City PDF Print E-mail

altIn recognition of the complementary roles of private schools in the education system and their invaluable contribution to the education system, DepEd Davao City Division held a meeting with private schools organizations in Davao City last July 27, 2018 . Education Program Supervisor Aris B. Juanillo, Division Private Schools Coordinator made sure of the participation of the Private Schools through existing organizations. Regulations of private schools, Learner Information System, and Voucher Management System were among the many issues being discussed. Representatives of Davao Association of Catholic Schools (DACS), Davao Association of Private Schools and Administrators, Inc. (DAPRISA, Inc.) , Philippine Women’s College of Davao, Gabriel Taborin College, Stella Maris Academy of Davao, Shalom Academy of Davao, and Holy Cross of Davao College commit to help DepEd Davao City and all other private schools in building a better and sustainable educational system. 

Jimmie Loe P. Dela Vega, President of DACS, offered to host the next meeting and encouraged to invite more private schools to come. Indeed, half of the work is done through right partnership. Elated with this response, EPS Juanillo is set to prepare for the preliminaries in creating a federation of private schools in Davao City.

Such effort to convene private schools through networks and linkages is gladly supported by the Schools Division Superintendent Maria Ines C. Asuncion, CESO V. A challenge by SDS Asuncion to the Division Private Schools Task Force is to address all the issues and concerns of private schools while maintaining partnership with them.

Writeshop on Reading and Development PDF Print E-mail

altPursuant to the Policy Guidelines on the Administration of the Revised Philippine Informal Reading Inventory and in support to Every Child a Reader Program, DepEd Division of Davao City is set to administer a Capacity Building on Reading and Development Program which aims to arm teachers with diagnostic tools to determine students’ abilities and needs in reading through a learner-oriented, responsive and culturally sensitive approach. The activity kicked off with a Writeshop on Reading and Development last July 12 to 14, 2018 at Imelda Elementary School. The three-day activity was attended by School Principals, English teachers and reading coordinators of Secondary and Elementary Schools. The activity was implemented as a preparation for the Training of Trainers this coming July 25-29, 2018 at the same venue. Reading Consultant Leonila Thelma C. Liberato, former Education Program Supervisor provided insights during the planning and material preparation.

The Schools Division Superintendent Maria Ines C. Asuncion, CESO V finds it necessary to conduct an activity to address the educators’ need for additional training on the principles and practices of effective reading instruction. The said activity responds to the need of our teachers for an intensive capacity building in teaching reading among learners.alt

Discussion on different techniques and strategies in reading.alt

Participants made use of the reading materials provided by the Schools Division Superintendent Maria Ines C. Asuncion, CESO V.



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