DepEd sets Regional ASEAN Quiz on August 5
Tuguegarao City (1 July) -- Director Benito S. Tumamao of the Department of Education (DepEd) has directed all the schools division superintendents in the five provinces in the region to conduct the division level ASEAN Quiz from June 1-30, in preparation for the regional level competition on August 5, 2009 at the DepEd Conference Hall, Carig Sur, Tuguegarao City.
The winner in the regional level quiz will represent Region 2 in the ASEAN Quiz national level to be held on September 10-13 in Quezon City.
The top three winners in the national level will have a chance to compete with the participants from the ten (10) ASEAN member countries in the 4th ASEAN Quiz to be hosted by the Philippines. It will be conducted by the National Broadcasting Network.
The ASEAN Quiz is a bi-annual project of the ASEAN Committee on Culture and Information (COCI) that aims to foster the spirit of healthy competition among ASEAN youth in a friendly quiz game that exposes them to ASEAN cultural, political, economic and social information.
The competition is open to all 4th year high school students from public or private schools, who are proficient in English and with above average grade in Social Studies in the last semester. (PIA 2) [top]