teachers await school opening with new classrooms
DPWH 2nd LED
May 31, 2019
BURAUEN, Leyte –
Teachers of Hibunauan National High School (NHS) in Burauen, Leyte
await school opening with more classrooms, as the Department of
Public Works Highways (DPWH) Leyte second district engineering
office has recently completed its school building project here.
According to Bryan
Colilihan, school head of Hibunauan NHS, teachers have been
preparing to occupy the new school facility intended for Grade 10
students under the general academic strand. A total of 560 students
are enrolled for the opening of the new school year.
four-classroom building is worth P9.5 million funded under the Basic
Educational Facilities Fund (BEFF) of 2018. BEFF is an annual budget
for school building program, which covers the improvement and
maintenance of school facilities.
Gerald Pacanan, DPWH Leyte
2 district engineer said that the district targeted to complete more
classrooms ahead of school opening so that students and teachers can
“This is in support to the
government’s strengthened education program. We, at the DPWH and in
coordination with Department of Education (DepEd) commit to provide
more conducive learning facilities for students,” he added.
He also highlighted the
increasing number of population in schools particularly in the
secondary level with the addition of senior high, prompting the
government to allocate more funds for school facilities.
For 2018 BEFF, the
district is tasked to implement 25 school building projects with a
total allocation of P371.39 million.