Sunday, August 21, 2011

NBDB's Booklatan Features FILCOLS Talk on Copyright

National Book Development Board (NBDB) in partnership with Aurora A. Quezon Elementary School (AAQES) held Booklatan sa Quezon City, a training program for teachers, last August 13, 19 and 20, 2011 at the AAQES Library, Cordillera St., Quezon City.

On the third day of the event, Alvin J. Buenaventura, the executive director of FILCOLS, delivered a talk on introduction to copyright and intellectual property. Beverly W. Siy, FILCOLS executive officer and also a published author, shared her experiences in producing literary works as an individual and as a group. FILCOLS encouraged everyone to write and produce their own materials for students and to continue respecting other people's copyright.

More than sixty teachers and education students from AAQES, P. Tuason Elementary School, Goodwill Elementary School and National Teachers College benefitted from the Booklatan sa Quezon City project.

The first day was graced by Ms. Mary Melody Remorca, the expert in the art of storytelling. She shared effective storytelling strategies. On the second day, the participants listened to Dr. Michael Coroza as he gave a lecture on the introduction to Philippine poetry. He also shared some tips in poetry appreciation.

On the third day and the last part of the conference, evaluation and summary of the event were presented by Rommel Bautista, Math teacher of AAQES.

School Principal Dr. Amelia S. Ablen presented certificates of appreciation to NBDB and FILCOLS. All of the participants were given certificate of attendance.

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