DEPED, Spanish Embassy and Fundacion Mapfre Initiates turnover of Road Safety Teaching Aids for Public Elementary Schools in the Philippines

His Excellency Mr. Luis Antonio Calvo ( Spanish Ambassador to the Philippines ) together the Department of Education ( DEPED) undersecretary for Programs Ms. Dina Ocampo , Mapfre President and CEO Mr. Javier Warleta initiated a turnover of Road Safety Teaching Aids for public elementary schools in the country.

The materials were given to improve the teaching -learning process in schools , so that students may be aware on how to safety navigate Philippine roads , particularly the busy streets of metropolis .

On top of raising awareness among the youth, DepEd, Mapfre, and the Spanish Embassy would like to extend road safety consciousness to adults as well, since they are the members of society who use the roads more often. DepEd recognizes that changes will come faster if adults lead by example.

The ultimate goal of the program is to reach out to 47,000 school nationwide .  Fundacion Mapfre , the corporate social responsibility arm of MAFRE S.A .

Mapfre Insular Insurance is a leading Spanish insurance multinational company , operating in the Philippines through MAPFRE Insular has been working with Department of Education since 2011. developing modules in two learning areas ” Araling Panlipunan”  and ” Edukasyon sa Pagpapakatao”  . Since then , road safety has been taught in at least two thousand schools nationwide.  Beginning March 2015 , teaching aids will be distributed  and used in schools.



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