Multilingual Education Forum in Tacloban City, Aug. 26th

A mother tongue-based multilingual education (MTBMLE) forum will be held at the Student Center Mini-Theater, Leyte Normal University, in Tacloban City on August 26, 2010, at 9 a.m.

Rep. Magtanggol T. Gunigundo I of Valenzuela, Bulacan, will open the forum with a lecture on “The Right to Learn in One’s Language”.

In mid-morning, Dr. Ricardo M. D. Nolasco of the UP Department of Linguistics will lecture on “Mother Tongue Education and President Aquino’s Ten-Point Agenda for Education”.  This will be followed by a lecture on “MTBMLE Materials Development and Teaching Methodology: A Glimpse” by Leslie Gumba (TAP) and Alma Sonia Sanchez (LNU).

An open forum before noon on “Building a Multilingual Society” will be moderated by Atty. Manuel Lino Faelnar.

Dr. Rosemarie M. Guino of the Curriculum and Learning Management Division of DepEd Region 8 will discuss the “MLE Plan for Region VIII”Dr. Evelyn C. Cruzada, President of the host school, Leyte Normal University, will discuss “The Engagement and Commitment of LNU” in the multilingual education initiative.

For the complete forum program, please click on MTBMLE Forum in Tacloban City.

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