A team of students from Lopez National Comprehensive High School from Quezon Province won first prize in United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Bangkok’s Better Learning, Better Life competition.
The contest was participated in by students from across the Asia-Pacific including
India, Iran, Malaysia,
Thailand, Singapore and the who shared their vision
on the future of education through both written submissions and video
UNESCO Bangkok asked the youth of the region: What kind of skills will be needed for the future? What should young people learn and how should they learn it? The answer can either be written or in video form.
students answered via a video presentation
identifying “innovative teachers as the ultimate resource” and that learning
“out of the box” is the type of learning crucial for the youth to lead a better
life and a better future. Lopez National
The Quezon-based students received tablet computers from UNESCO Bangkok as prize for their winning entry.
“We share in the happiness of our young students who correctly pointed out that innovative teachers as well as non-traditional student- learners are important factors in shaping a bright future for education,” Education Secretary Br. Armin A. Luistro FSC said.
These students received first prize in the video category, alongside seventeen year old Eer Kai Song of
her written submission. (©UNESCO) Malaysia