Tuesday, February 21, 2012

DepEd: Luistro confident with new DepEd ARMM leadership

Department of Education (DepEd) Secretary Br. Armin A. Luistro FSC expressed his confidence in the leadership of newly appointed Regional Secretary of DepEd Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) Jamar Kulayan.

In a meeting held recently between the two education leaders, Luistro offered to Kulayan the full support of the DepEd national office. “We express strong confidence in the new DepEd ARMM administration. We offer our full support to their programs and new initiatives. This will be a good opportunity for us to work closer together, to be more collaborative, and have better coordination. All this is for the education of the children in Mindanao.”

Kulayan, on the other hand, assured his counterpart that they aim to make a difference and elevate the quality of education in ARMM. “We want to institutionalize reforms. We want to be able to say that ‘Mindanao is back in business.’ We have initiated the ‘Reform ARMM Movement’ in the regional government to implement critical reforms.”

While one is autonomous from the other, Luistro and Kulayan agree that this does not prevent them from sharing solutions to problems. “ARMM concerns are also DepEd concerns. ARMM concerns are concerns of the whole country,” both said.

Luistro expressed the national government’s appreciation of the efforts of the new leadership. “We salute the new leadership for the good things that are happening in ARMM,” he shared. “We wish to assure Secretary Kulayan and the DepEd ARMM family that we will help them achieve their goal to bring the quality of their personnel and service to higher standards.”

The DepEd ARMM team visited the education headquarters to exchange notes and familiarize themselves with the operations of the national office.

Among those discussed during the meeting are the administrative and operational procedures and organization of both agencies, their common and unique programs and projects, and ways to work together for the common goal of providing Education for All.

"Moral Governance"

English - "Good governance for a progressive and peaceful BARMM."

Sinama - "Hap pamarinta tudju BARMM na sambu maka salamat"

Bahasa Sug - "Dan mabuntul tudju pa BARMM masambu iban mahatul"

Meranaw - "Mathitu a kandatu sa BARMM ko katagompiya go kalilintad"


"Ministry of Basic, Higher and Technical Education (MBHTE)"