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The Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO), through the Inter-Agency Committee on Philippine Schools Overseas (PSOs), in coordination with the Department of Education (DepEd) will conduct the 10th Conference of Philippine Schools Overseas (PSOs) with the theme "Strengthening Philippine Schools Overseas - A Diaspora Investment in Our Children's Common Future" on May 2-5, 2012 at the Westown Hotel and Convention Center, Glicerio T. Pison Avenue, Benigno Aquino Drive, Mandurriao, Iloilo City.
The Conference of Philippine Schools Overseas (PSOs) aims to:
  1. foster the spirit of cooperation between and among educators by providing a regular forum for sharing best practices;
  2. update administrators, teachers and members of the Board of Trustees/ School Governing Board on the current local/global trends in education and in the management of PSOs;
  3. encourage schools to raise the bar of excellence in teaching performance and maintain quality and distinction as institutions committed to uphold the values inspired by Dr. Jose P. Rizal; and
  4. launch the Manual of Policies, Standards and Regulations.
The participants to this activity are the following:
  1. one (1) school administrator/ director;
  2. one (1) chair of the Board of Trustees/School Governing Council, and
  3. two (2) teachers (preferably Grades 1 and 7 teachers).
Each participant shall be charged a registration fee of Seventeen Thousand Pesos
(PhP17,000.00) or its equivalent in foreign currency at the time of payment. The fee shall cover full meals, accommodation on May 1-5, 2012, tour package, seminar kits and other related expenses. However, transportation expenses (airfare) and travel insurance are not included.

All schools are requested to submit to the CFO/Conference Secretariat, the names of their conference representatives and their payments of registration fees not later than March 9, 2012 to facilitate administrative arrangements for the Conference.

In line with efforts to continuously update the database of Philippine Schools Overseas, all PSOs are requested to submit the profiles of the school administrators and all teaching personnel following the format provided by the CFO. Completed profiles should be submitted to the CFO/Conference Secretariat during the Conference.

For more information, all concerned may contact the following:
CFO/Conference Secretariat
Telephone Nos.: (+63 2) 561-8327; (+63 2) 552-4734 to 36 Fax Nos.: (+63 2) 561-8327; (+63 2) 561-8332
E-mail Addresses: info@cfo.gov.ph or pmo@cfp.gov.ph

Ms. Marie del Rosario Apattad
OIC, Project Management Division Mobile Phone No.: (+63) 0917-841-2625

Ms. Benilda B. Raro
Emigrant Service Officer II
Mobile Phone No.: (+63) 0915-984-4639

Mr. Paul Vincent U. Avecilla
Emigrant Services Officer II
Mobile Phone No.: (+63) 0916-593-2994

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