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NBDB awards 2011 Quality Seal to Araling Panlipunan textbook M E T R O F I L E 08/22/2011

Monday, August 22, 2011

NBDB awards 2011 Quality Seal to Araling Panlipunan textbook

M E T R O F I L E

08/22/2011
In its efforts to help improve the quality of textbooks in the country, the National Book Development Board (NBDB) recently bestowed the 2010 Quality Seal on Araling Panlipunan. Kultura, Kasaysayan at Kahuhayan 5 published by Vibal Publishing House Inc. received the Quality Seal for Araling Panlipunan after undergoing meticulous evaluation by NBDB’s selected pool of experts. Dr. Maria Serena Diokno of the UP College of Social Sciences and Philosophy, one of the judges of the Quality Seal, praised the book for including those aspects of our history that are often neglected, such as the role of women and ethonolinguistic experts. Moreover, she added, the book emphasizes national culture, which prevails despite the influence of colonialism and Catholicism. In his welcome message, NBDB chairman Dr. Dennis Gonzalez said while the NBDB continues to respond to the call for better instructional materials through the Quality Seal, schools should also do their part in assessing the books that their students use..... MORE
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