The theme, Brigada Eskwela: Tugon sa Hamon ng Ligtas na Balik-Aral for School Year 2022-2023 will highlight the country’s collective efforts from various partnership engagements in the local and national level to address learning gaps and social issues. These engagements shall create a safe learning environment for the learners, teaching and nonteaching personnel, and community for the achievement of quality basic education.
Brigada Eskwela Plus
Brigada Eskwela Plus is a contribution to the attainment of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organizations (UNESCO) -prescribed Education for All (EFA) goals that seek to increase learner participation and reduce dropouts (specifically addressing these issues in the secondary level) and to improve the quality of education in participating schools in order to increase student performance.
Brigada Eskwela Plus focuses on the following activities:
- Community-led efforts to improve learner participation and reduce dropouts;
- Community-led efforts to improve learner performance; and
- Community-led efforts to support existing DepEd programs and projects that ensure school safety and preparedness of the school, such as the Home Learning Spaces (HLS) Program, Wash in Schools (WinS) Program, Gulayan sa Paaralan and other advocacy on health awareness.