2007 national literacy conference set
Iloilo City (17 September) -- The Department of Education (DepEd) through the Literacy Coordinating Council (LCC) invites all government and non-government practitioners including those from the academe and private sectors that implement literacy or continuing education programs to the 2007 National Literacy Conference.
The three-day event in line with the celebration of the Annual Literacy Week will be held on September 19-21, 2007 at the Grand Boulevard Hotel, Manila.
The conference aims to recognize the critical link between functional literacy and health status towards a healthy Philippines; identify health policies and programs that address health literacy needs of the population; and serve as a venue for sharing experiences among government and non-government organizations and the public in literacy skills development and health literacy efforts.
Registration for this live-in conference will be on September 19, 2007 from 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM. The registration fee is P5,000.00 which entitles participant to the accommodation, meals, workshop hand-outs and materials. Meals shall be served starting lunch on September 19, 2007.
However, the transportation and other incidental expenses of participants shall be charged to respective local agency fund.
Those who are interested to attend the conference may inquire to Dr. Norma Salcedo, Head-LCC Secretariat thru telefax nos. 631-0590/631-0579 and 631-0657.
"Functional Literacy for All: To Live and Long and Live Well in a Healthy Philippines" is the theme of this year's conference. (PIA) [top]