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Friday, July 30, 2021

Secretary Andanar donates new laptop for primary school teacher in Siargao

SANTA MONICA, Surigao del Norte - Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Martin Andanar has responded to the request for a laptop for Sta. Monica Children’s Learning Center, to further help teachers there produce learning materials for their pupils.

In his message, Secretary Martin Andanar on Wednesday emphasized that the blended learning approach for the education sector has modified the way learners and teachers engage in lessons.

“First time nangyari sa atin itong blended learning approach para sa lahat ng eskwelahan at hanggang ngayon we are still adjusting and continue responding to the needs of our learners and teachers [This is the first time that we have had to blended learning for all, and until now we are still adjusting and continue responding to the need of our learners and teachers],” he said.

“This is just a small donation but by acknowledging and taking action sa kailangan nila, we are honoring the heroic duties of our teachers during this pandemic. Also, we are sending a message to the Filipino people that your government is listening [This is just a small donation but by acknowledging and taking action on their requests, we are honoring the heroic duties of our teachers during this pandemic. Also, we are sending a message to the Filipino people that your government is listening],” he added.

The said donation was made possible in coordination with the Office of Senator Christopher “Bong” Go.

Gloria Dolar, the school's in-charge and the recipient of the laptop, has served the educational institution for 13 years. She also expressed her gratitude for the generous donation.

“The laptop is one important piece of equipment for us to continue to produce teaching materials and reports,” she said.

“Thank you very much Secretary Martin Andanar and Senator Bong Go. I am thankful that our request was granted because we really need this,” she added.