Tabaco City beefs up education services through multi-stakeholder partnerships

By LCP Secretariat
May 17, 2022 - Tabaco City

City Mayor Krisel Lagman-Luistro emphasized the importance of partnerships in education service delivery during the third Education Sector Mechanism Workshop held last 26 to 27 April 2022 at the Façade Hotel, Tabaco City.


Mayor Krisel Lagman-Luistro delivering the welcome remarks during the opening of the workshop.

"We need partnerships, not just in identifying the problems [in education], but also in identifying solutions and in implementing them." Lagman-Luistro, speaking in a mix of Filipino and English, stressed in front of various education sector representatives, including the Schools Division Office and members of the civil society and the private sector.
Representatives of the Schools Division Office Tabaco City during the break-out group discussions, headed by Schools Division Superintendent Socorro Dela Rosa.
The two-day workshop aimed to improve basic education and early grade learning in the city by strategizing and designing relevant, contextualized interventions and projects with the help of different local stakeholders. This workshop is part of the Cities' System Capacity Development (Ci-Cap) Project activities.
Facilitated discussions during break-out sessions with representatives from the private sector, including the Tabaco City Chamber of Commerce and Industry and representatives from other sectors such as Solo Parents and Persons with Disabilities.
The League spearheaded the Ci-Cap Project in partnership with The Asia Foundation. The project was designed in response to the USAID and the Department of Education's ABC+: Advancing Basic Education in the Philippines Project, implemented by RTI International in Regions V, VI, and in the province of Maguindanao in BARMM. Tabaco City is one of the project's pilot cities.
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