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Butuan City- The Regional Learning Commons (RLC) of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD)-Caraga was recently hailed the champion for the Best Regional Learning Resource Center (RLRC) 2015.

The regional office bested other three (3) regions/field offices namely Region 11(Davao), NCR (National Capital Region), and Region 6 (Western Visayas) which participated and competed for the search.

Screening and validation visit of the RLRC Search Screening Team was conducted on September 10-11, 2015. Announcement of winners was done in November 2015.

IMG_3954With the victory, the regional office received Php300,000 as cash prize. The said amount will be allotted for the use of RLRC-related activities.

Regional Director Minda B. Brigoli said that the field office proudly offer the RLC to each and every learner of DSWD; including all of its partners and stakeholders; and its respected partner-beneficiaries.

“All are part and are owners of this interactive, calming, and top-of-the-line learning hub. This RLC is the Field Office’s concrete proof on how we keep up with time and on how we value the integrity of learning.” said Brigoli.

DSWD Undersecretary Angelita Y. Gregorio-Medel of the Institutional Development Group congratulated the region for this feat.

Books on social welfare and development and other reference materials are inside the RLC.

“I hope that the Field Office Caraga will continue to sustain its good practices and continuously improve its RLC in support of the attainment of the DSWD Vision Basecampfor 2018: to be the established national knowledge and resource/learning center for good practices on social protection recognized at the  ASEAN level,” Medel said in her letter.

The awarding of winning and participating FOs will be held during the conduct of the 2015 Year-End National Management Development Conference which will be participated by the members of the Executive Committee (EXECOM) and all the regional directors. ###(Social Marketing Unit/DSWD Field Office Caraga)

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