Talakayan sa Paaralan in Mankayan, August 20, 2021


The Talakayan sa Paaralan, a joint Information, Education, Communication (IEC) activity led by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources-Cordillera Administrative Region Strategic Communications Initiative Group (DENR-CAR SCIG), with the Information Officers of Environmental Management Bureau (EMB-CAR) and the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB-CAR) was held in the Department of Education (DepEd) Districts of Mankayan and Itogon on August 20, 23 and 24, 2021.

The IEC activity was attended by School Heads, PTA and BLGU representatives from the DepEd Districts of the two municipalities.  It primarily aimed to provide information on school titling, geohazards, and solid waste management approach.  It also served as venue to address titling challenges and geohazard concerns in their respective areas.

Processes involved in School Site Titling and salient provisions of RA 10023 or the Free Residential Patents Act was comprehensively discussed by Engr. Ma. Rowena M. Caccam, Chief, Lands, Patents, & Deeds Division of DENR-CAR, and For. Myrna V. Antonio, Development Management Officer III, PENRO-Benguet. 

Information Officer of EMB-CAR, Ms. Mary Claire S. Luminang, presented on Changing Perspectives: Behavioral Change in Solid Waste Management, while MGB-CAR Information Officer, Ms. Sheila May V. Sanqui, presented on DENR’s Priority Program No. 4 Geohazards, Groundwater Assessment and Responsible Mining.

The IEC team was led by DENR-CAR SCIG members Ms. Gayle S. Astudillo and Ms. Shalom Joy E. Mauting.  The activity may be replicated in other DepEd Districts as needed.



During the open forum.



Photos by: Ms. Shalom Joy E. Mauting, DENR-CAR SCIG