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Population Office celebrates PopDev week

By on December 1, 2016

The Population Division of the Office of the Governor, in partnership with the Department of Education (DepEd), celebrated the 2016 Population Development (PopDev) Week on November 23-29 with a theme “ACHIEVE: Tamang Laki ng Pamilyang Pilipino.”

The Population Office, headed by Population Officer Elvira Tongson, visited different schools in the province to enforce and lead the population related activities.

The Kongkong Valley National High School in Kasibu had a Population Education Training, sponsored by the Kasibu LGU in coordination with the Municipal Population Office, wherein Tongson was one of the resource speakers on adolescent and health development related issues. Tongson also had other speaking engagements in selected schools in the Municipality of Bayombong.

The highlight on the PopDEv Week, the Population Quiz and On-the-Spot Skills Exhibition, were conducted at Bambang National High School in Bambang participated in by the different public secondary schools in the province.

The PopQuiz was won by NVSU-Bayombong, Lamo National High School of Dupax del Norte won the Essay Writing Contest, while Kasibu National Agricultural School took the Poster-making Contest. The Jingle Writing and Singing Contest were awarded to Bagabag National High School. #bg

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