KCFI Leads LCF CommEd Project for Talaga ES in Rizal

With the aim of uniting the private sector in supporting Philippine basic education, Knowledge Channel Foundation Inc. (KCFI) took the lead in the Committee on Education of the League of Corporate Foundations (LCF CommEd) to assist Talaga Elementary School in Morong, Rizal.

The project was launched last October 20 at the school grounds of Talaga ES and was welcomed by the teachers and the school’s drum and lyre band. Schools Division Superintendent of Rizal Dr. Maritez Ibañez also extended her thanks during the event. “Talagang maswerte ang Talaga na napili tayo na tulungan ng League of Corporate Foundations,”she said.

 A Unified Effort for Talaga ES

With a population of 454 learners (based on 2016 school data) and 10 teachers, Talaga ES has been facing several challenges in the past years. Aside from its remote location, most of its students have been coming from relocation communities. Enrolment has been increasing in the past years pushing the school to expand its infrastructure and services. Currently, the school has a total of 9 classrooms: five are reported to be in good condition, while four are in need of repair.

Other concerns include student dropouts of more than 100 children aged 5 to 17 years old and low National Achievement Test (NAT) results.

 LOOK: Photos from the LCF CommEd Project Launch at Talaga ES

In an effort to support Talaga ES, KCFI Director of Operations and LCF CommEd Chairman Edric Calma spearheaded an initiative with LCF CommEd which will involve a series of activities to be steered by different committee members.

KCFI, being the pioneer of the project since 2016, has connected Talaga Elementary School to Knowledge Channel and trained the teachers in KCFI’s Learning Effectively through Enhanced and Evidence based Pedagogies (LEEP).

Other CommEd members committed to contribute the following:
The following foundations have also provided material donations for the school:

There are currently 58 foundations listed under LCF CommEd.

About Knowledge Channel Foundation Inc.

Knowledge Channel Foundation, Inc (KCFI) is a non-government, not-for-profit organization that works to help uplift the life of the Filipino through media and technology. Specifically, it develops and distributes curriculum-based multimedia learning resources (such as videos, games, session guides, etc.) for preschool, K-to-12, and the Alternative Learning System, online, on-demand, and on-air via the Knowledge Channel shown in the various platforms of the Philippines’ leading media and entertainment company, ABS-CBN Corporation, such as ABS-CBN, ABS-CBN TVplus, and SKYcable. It also implements professional development programs for teachers and education leaders.

Since 1999, KCFI has been transforming classroom experiences into unique and engaging learning journeys.

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