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City Mayor Sitti Djalia Turabin-Hataman participated in the 1st Provincial Education Summit with the theme “Collective Ownership, Resolving Learning Gaps” organized by the Provincial Local School Board headed by Governor Hajiman Salliman, June 06 at the Lamitan City Gymnasium.
Senate Committee on Basic Education, Arts and Culture chair Senator Sherwin Gatchalian, Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao Basic, Higher and Technical Education Minister Mohagher Iqbal, and Department of Education (DepEd) Undersecretary Jesus Lorenzo Mateo served as keynote speakers. They were joined by DepEd IX Policy, Planning & Research Division OIC – Chief Education Supervisor Dr. Alhadzmar Lantaka, Basilan Vice Governor Yusop Alano and other Provincial and local government officials including Basilan District 1 Board Member Amin Hataman and Councilor Abner Rodriguez who chairs the Sangguniang Panlungsod ng Isabela Committee on Education.
Also participating in the said summit were the three schools division offices headed by Lamitan City Schools Division Superintendent Myra Mangkabung, Basilan Schools Division Superintendent Dr. Tim Undain-Sanchez and Isabela City Schools Division Superintendent Dr. Julieto Fernandez.
The 1st Provincial Education Summit aimed to bring together key stakeholders in the education sector to discuss challenges, share best practices, and develop action plans to improve the quality and effectiveness of education in the province. (Words by SJ Asakil/Photos by M. Santos, CIO)