Glan School of Arts and Trades bagged the 2021 Brigada Eskwela Best Implementing School in the Secondary Mega Schools category during the 2021 National Brigada Eskwela Awards held at the Iloilo Convention Center, Iloilo City yesterday.
Josie Teofila Quijano, Vocational School Administrator 2 of GSAT received the award together with Regional Director Carlito D. Rocafort, CESO IV, Senior Education Program Specialist, and Jay Dubalan of the Social Mobilization and Networking section.
In addition, Francisco A. Cagang Integrated School received a special award for Best Home Learning Space and Malapatan National High for Best Brigada Eskwela Collaboration at the School District.
Moreover, Regional Special Awards are also in store for Datu Pangolima Integrated School for ALIVE Implementing Schools, Datal Basak IP School for IPED Implementing Schools, and Leopoldo D. Dacera Integrated School for schools in geographically isolated and disadvantaged areas.
Evelyn Cagape of Malapatan NHS was also recognized as Best School Brigada Eskwela Coordinator.
The Brigada Eskwela Awards seeks to recognize the efforts of school leaders in engaging the community in helping build a safe and child-friendly school environment for the learners.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, it has incorporated reading program in its focus through Brigada Pagbasa, which also encouraged partnerships in preparing a home or community learning space that is safe and conducive for learning.