Baguio hosts RSPC 2018
DEPED CAR issued the Regional Memorandum no. 385 that discussed the guidelines of the 2018 Regional Schools Press Conference (RSPC) to be held here in Baguio city on Dec. 4 to 7.
This yearly competition aims to demonstrate understanding of the importance of journalism by expressing it through varied journalistic endeavors and approaches; sustain advocacy on social consciousness; provide a venue for enriching learning experiences for students interested in pursuing journalism as a career; promote responsible journalism and fair and ethical use of social media; and enhance journalistic competence through healthy and friendly competition.
The main participants to the conference are the top five winners during the Division Schools Press Conference (DSPC) from the different provinces in CAR. Conference activities shall include individual contests, Best School Paper, Radio Script Writing and Broadcasting, TV Script Writing and Collaborative Publishing and Online Publishing. Events will be contested in two levels- Elementary and Secondary, and of two mediaEnglish and Filipino.
A registration fee of 500 pesos shall be collected from each participant to be paid in cash to the host division which will be charged to local funds, journalism funds or any available funds subject to the usual accounting and auditing policies and regulations. The registration fee will cover honoraria of judges, trophies, kits, supplies and other operational expenses. Meals however, shall be shouldered by the participating division.
Winners on the said events shall be given cash incentives and will have a chance to join the National Schools Press Conference (NSPC) scheduled early next year.