Department of Education REGION IV-A (CALABARZON) CITY SCHOOLS DIVISION OF DASMARIÑAS District III of Dasmariñas City SALAWAG ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Salawag, Dasmariñas City, Cavite ACCOMPLISHMENT REPORT (NARRATIVE AND PICTORIAL) ON THE CONDUCT OF CAPACITY BUILDING SEMINAR ON CHILD PROTECTION POLICY FOR TEACHERS AT SALAWAG ELEMENTARY SCHOOL SY 2012-2013 Children are the most vulnerable members of the society. They are easy victims of violence,abuse, and exploitation because of their physical and mental immaturity. These can happen anytime andanywhere. As such, they need special safeguards and care, including legal protection. Thus, in 1989, theUnited Nations General Assembly formulated in the Convention on the Rights of the Child(CRC) safetymeasures and protection of children against all forms of violence, injury and abuse, neglect,maltreatment and exploitation, including sexual abuse. The same is mandated under the Philippine Constitution which shall defend the rights of thechildren to assistance, including proper care and nutrition, and protection from all forms of neglect,abuse, exploitation and other conditions prejudicial to their development (Article VX, Section 3).Accordingly, the Department of Education issued DepEd Order No. 40 S. 2012, also known as theDepEd Child Protection Policy. This is a set of guidelines in ensuring the protection of school childrenwho are gravely threatened or endangered by circumstances which affect their normal developmentover which they haveno control and to assist the concerned agency in their rehabilitation. In the said order, schools are directed to conduct appropriate training and capacity buildingactivities on child protection measures and protocols (section 7.I). In lieu with this, Salawag Elementary
School conducted a capacity building training on Deped’s Child Protection Policy on November 27, 2012from 1 o’clock in the afternoon until 3 o’clock. Atty.FloranteZagada, a practicing layer of Zagada LawFirm, served as the resource speaker of the training. Salient topics that were discussed includes Rightsand Obligations of the Child; Bullying; and Laws Governing Children Policy. Attached are pictures of the capacity building training.Mrs. Berlina A. Alcaide, Principal III, in her opening remarks set the mood of teachers in learning the new DepEd Child Protection Policy Mrs. NubeCalooy, Teacher’s Club President, checked the attendance of the participants.
Atty. FloranteZagada, practicing lawyer discussed the Deped Child Protection Policy to the eager SES TeachersMeasures and protocols in handling grievances regarding child protection was also given emphasis
Bahaghari Singers of SES eased the serious discussion when they staged an intermission numberThe capacity building became lively when clarifications were made by teachers to better understand the new policy
Mrs. Alcaide supplemented her insights to make the discussion more informative and meaningfulThe resource speaker received the certificate of appreciation from the SES Principal which also marked the conclusion of the capacity building training Prepared by ROBERT G. ARROGANTE Teacher I Noted: BERLINA A. ALCAIDE RUTH Q. FERRER, Ed. D. Principal III OIC PSDS/ Principal IV