VP Leni, Mayor Krisel to grace Webisode on Government Innovations in Education

Vice President Maria Leonor “Leni Robredo” and Tabaco City Mayor Krisel Lagman-Luistro will grace the October 26, 2020 #BagoTayo Webisode. The Webisode is organized by Galing Pook-UNICEF-National Youth Commission and will be streamed live via Zoom and Facebook Live. The event is part of the Webisode on Education series.

VP Leni will be discussing the “OVP Learning Hubs” — an innovation to help address issues being encountered by students in relation to the opening of classes under the COVID-19 pandemic. Mayor Krisel, on the other hand, will share local adaptive programs in education being implemented by the City of Tabaco, Albay.

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Galing Pook, LGA launch A+I Leadership Course on peace and development

Galing Pook Foundation and the Local Government Academy (LGA), in cooperation with the League of Cities of the Philippines (LCP), launched at Friday, August 14, the Adapt and Innovate (A+I) Leadership Course for Peace and Development. The launch was immediately followed by the Mayors’ Preparatory Meeting and was attended by personnel from Galing Pook, LGA and LCP, A+I Mentors, and the mayors and staff of select 12 cities nationwide. 

The A+I Leadership Course aims to develop among the participants: (i) a keen understanding on the current adaptive challenges city governments are facing, and, (ii) adaptive and innovative capacities under the “new normal” and towards peace and development.


The 12 participating cities in the A+I Leadership Course for Peace and Development

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Advisory on the Galing Pook Awards 2020

Dear Local Chief Executives and Local Government Officials and Staff Concerned:

This is to inform you that we are cancelling the Galing Pook Awards program for this year due to the events that COVID-19 has brought upon us.

In lieu of the awards, we encourage you to share with us your Adaptive Responses to the COVID-19 situation in your respective localities. We hope to share your experiences during this difficult time to other LGUs in the hope that we can learn from each other and defeat this pandemic.

You may focus on the following:

  • COVID-19 situation in the locality;
  • strategies implemented;
  • innovations introduced;
  • challenges encountered; and
  • recommendations to other LGUs/national government.

Maraming salamat po!

Keep safe!


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