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ZNYDA conducts situational analysis, identifies core problems of Zambo del Norte youth

By Shekinah Benitez | Dec 28, 2020

The Zamboanga del Norte Youth Development Alliance (ZNYDA) conducted a series of consultation meetings with its members to analyze its capacity, and to identify core problems of the youth in Zamboanga del Norte. In the virtual conventions on October and November, the members of ZNYDA, consultants James Ceasar Ventura and associate Riolyn Manibog, together with…

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ALS implementers receive coaching and mentoring from AdZU SUGPAT

By Shekinah Benitez | Dec 28, 2020

ALS implementers from Zamboanga del Norte and Zamboanga City gathered in online spaces for a three-part mentoring and coaching session under the Power for Youth Project. After the UPSKILL Training done on September, Ateneo de Zamboanga University’s SUGPAT Program conducted mentoring sessions as a follow-on intervention to provide assistance to ALS implementers on tracking teachers’…

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SUGPAT co-organizes Galing Pook’s #BagoTayo webisode

By Shekinah Benitez | Dec 28, 2020

Ateneo de Zamboanga University’s SUGPAT Program co-organizes #BagoTayo Webisode on December 16, 2020. The 9th webisode entitled “Youth Innovation in Strengthening the Alternative Learning System in the New Normal,” featured the innovations of the SUGPAT program to address some gaps in the education sector, particularly in the alternative learning system, and the youth development alliance…

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COMELEC Commissioner Guanzon urges youth to participate and organize in the coming election

By Shekinah Benitez | Oct 14, 2020

“Magfocus kayo sa defending your democratic way of life. Kasi madugo itong sunod na election so you have to prepare for it. I hope you will all be guided, I hope you will all be inspired, I hope you will be courageous,” COMELEC Commissioner Atty. Rowena Guanzon said on her message for the Filipino youth…

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Zambo del Norte gives recognition to AdZU SUGPAT for its aid in the establishment of ZNYDA and PYDC

By Shekinah Benitez | Oct 14, 2020

On September 7, a resolution was passed recognizing the help of Ateneo de Zamboanga University’s SUGPAT Program, ING, and UNICEF Philippines in establishing the first provincial wide youth development alliance in the Philippines and for its aid in creating the Provincial Youth Development Council (PYDC). Resolution No. 679 series of 2020 entitled ” A Resolution…

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AdZU SUGPAT UPSKILLS R9 ALS implementers

By Shekinah Benitez | Oct 14, 2020

Over 300 Alternative Learning System (ALS) implementers from Zamboanga Peninsula completed the five-day, intensive online training course, strengthening their teaching skills in the global pandemic context. The training, labeled UPSKILL: Shaping the New Normal for the Alternative Learning System, is an accelerated online training for ALS implementers in the Zamboanga Peninsula–ALS Focal Persons, Education Program…

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ZNYDA establishes ‘think tank’

By Shekinah Benitez | Oct 14, 2020

To move forward with the Zamboanga del Norte Youth Development Alliance (ZNYDA) after the executive order was signed that signals its official establishment, a think tank was formed to strengthen the strategic planning for the alliance. The ZNYDA Think Tank is the core group that will pre-plan and initiate program planning for the alliance. On…

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AdZU SUGPAT celebrates IYD by recognizing youth’s power

By Shekinah Benitez | Oct 13, 2020

SUGPAT is one with the youth around the world in celebrating the International Youth Day 2020. In a video message, the UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth Jayathma Wickramanayake said, “This international youth day, we celebrate youth engagement for global action. I celebrate you, young people who show resilience, strength, and solidarity in the face of…

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Zambo city councilors promote the use of Power for Youth modules in community learning centers

By Shekinah Benitez | Oct 13, 2020

To spread the use of the Power for Youth Activity-based modules in Zamboanga City, the Sangguniang Panlungsod of Zamboanga City passed a resolution promoting the use of the worksheets in the Alternative Learning System (ALS) community learning centers in Zamboanga City. Resolution No. 1020 entitled “A Resolution Promoting the Use of Youth Life Skills Modules…

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