DepED and Plan International - CPP Roll-out Print

DepEd’S CHILD PROTECTION POLICY (DepEd Order No. 40, s. 2012) in Davao City
GOVERNMENT AGENCY AND NON- GOVERNMENT ORGANIZATION PARTNERS, DepED Davao City  and Plan International spearheaded a  One – day orientation and roll out of DepEd ‘s newest Child Protection Policy (CPP) last Friday, June 29, 2012 held at Alexian Brothers Health and Wellness Center. Guest Facilitators who made the activity a success were Mr. Enrico G. Baloro, RSW-Project Manager, ACoP Project, Plan International,  Atty. Suzzette Medina, Consultant - Office of the Undersecretary for Legal and Legislative Affairs, Department of Education,  John  Deviva, Program Coordinator , Plan International, Jen Paul Relacion, Project Officer, Plan International, Representative from the Office of Davao City Councilor Librado,  Representative from the Media, Representative from Davao City Government, Mrs. Maria  Antonia P. Diaz and Dr. Maria Ines Asuncion , both  Assist. Schools Div  Superintendents, Mrs Elsa C. Maglapid, Educ Program Supervisor and Jonas P Piore, DepEd Div Coordinator, Center for Women and Children (CWC).

Said Orientation were participated by a total of 339 participants: there are twenty (20) District Supervisors; seventy – two (72) Secondary Administrators; one hundred ninety eight (198) Elementary Administrators; twenty (20) District Guidance Counselors;  ten (10) Technical working Group (TWG); and, 10 AHA Teacher Moderators; 

Media interviews were held. The Sunstar davao, Davao Today and Mindanao Times covered the activity. The Asst. Division Superintendent Maria Antonia Diaz, John Diviva, LwF Coordinator were interviewed.
The activity was highlighted through skype presentation by the, Resource Speaker, Atty. Suzette Medina. Afterwards, an open forum by several participants followed with regards to questions, issues and concerns on children and teachers’ disciplinary sanctions.
To conclude, the activity was successful.