DepEd monitors the readiness of schools

Chief Administration Officer Sebastian Tayaban led DepEd-CAR personnel on June 3-7, 2019, to monitor the different schools in Abra like Bai, Lagayan; Quidawen, San Juan; Talaytay, San Quintin; Yuyeng, Pidigan; Lumaba, Villaviciosa; and Bolbolo, Pilar. Senior Education Program Specialist Jan Nowel Peña said they are prioritizing newly established schools and schools offering senior high school.… Read more »

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Gov. Bernos to MPOC: Maintain peace and order; absentee mayors to face charges

Gov. Joy Bernos urged the Local Chief Executives (LCE) to be more active in maintaining peace and order in their municipalities through their participation in Provincial Peace and Order Council (PPOC) meeting. She said a peaceful and secured province will boost its tourism and economic development. Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG)-Abra Provincial… Read more »

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SPES interns gain working experience in government offices

The Public Employment Service Office and Department of Labor and Employment-Abra deployed 56 interns in different government offices through the Program for the Employment of Students (SPES) on June 3 until July 2, 2019. Interns are given 20 working days to gain relevant working experience and to harness their potentials in public service. They will… Read more »

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Junk food, soft drinks not allowed in schools – DepEd

The Department of Education (DepEd)-Abra strengthens its campaign for healthy food and beverage in schools on the opening of classes on June 3, 2019. As per DepEd Order No. 13 s. 2017 the department encourages healthy eating habits among the students and DepEd employees. Senior Education Program Specialist Jan Nowel Peña said the Division Office… Read more »

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PAC, Gov. Bernos monitor the development of 4Ps beneficiaries

The Provincial Advisory Council headed by Gov. Joy Bernos reviewed the implementation of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) in Abra during their quarterly meeting on May 28, 2019, at the Provincial Capitol Social Hall. Members of the council from different agencies like Department of Education (DepEd),… Read more »

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DepEd extends voucher program to senior high school students

The Department of Education (DepEd)-Abra will conduct the orientation of Senior High School Voucher Program (SHS VP) for School Year 2019-2020 at the Schools Division Office on May 29, 2019. During the orientation, DepEd will inform the school heads on the financial assistance for senior high school students. They also urge grade 10 students to… Read more »

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DOLE-Abra urges associations to avail of DILEEP

DOLE-Abra Provincial Director Alexander Gumabol said every member of the labor force is qualified for coverage to the DOLE Integrated Livelihood and Emergency Employment Program (DILEEP) as long as they organize themselves and register their association to possess legal personality. He said an association with a minimum of 15 members need to register at DOLE… Read more »

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DA, Gov. Bernos boost Abra farming with solar power

Department of Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel F. Piñol says he will come back to Abra to work with Gov. Joy Bernos in bringing more agricultural program and projects. He said this during his visit to inspect and turnover the Solar-Powered Irrigation System Projects (SPIS) in Bagalay, Tayum and Malabbaga, La Paz, on May 23, 2019. “Water… Read more »

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OWWA extends scholarship to OFW dependents

Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) provides educational assistance of P20,000 per school year to incoming college freshmen and qualified dependents of active members under the OFW Dependent Scholarship Program (ODSP). WHO MAY APPLY? – OFW legal dependents enrolling in baccalaureate courses for SY 2019-2020 – Child of a married OFW or sibling of unmarried OFW… Read more »

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More LGUs, agencies support bloodletting activities in the province

The Provincial Health Office and Philippine Red Cross-Abra Chapter conducted a bloodletting activity at the Abra Electric Cooperative on May 21, 20019, to ensure its supply especially during emergencies. Donors underwent recruitment sessions to prepare and teach the importance of donating blood–which is saving lives! Provincial Blood Program coordinator Lilibeth Martin said bloodletting activities were… Read more »

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