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The People’s Survival Fund (PSF) Unit initiated the development of the PSF eLearning Platform. The PSF eLearning Platform is a 12-week online course targeted to provide technical assistance to eligible proponents, particularly technical officers of the local government units (LGUs) and local/community organizations (L/COs) to further enhance their knowledge in accessing the Fund. The first batch ran from August to November 2019, and the second batch started in March 2020 and concluded in June 2020. 

Currently on its third batch, the Batch 3 of PSF eLearning platform was opened on 24 August 2020 with 45 participants, carefully selected from more than a hundred applicants in the registration posted to the PSF and CCC’s Facebook pages. Similar to the previous batches, the participants are composed of 80% LGUs, 10% academe, 5% government and 5% local community organizations/private sector. All geographical regions are represented in the current cycle, with 18 female and 27 male participants.

 As of 04 November 2020, the PSF eLearning Batch 3 is currently on its final module. As part of the final requirement prior to the issuance of the certificates, students are expected to develop their respective PSF project proposals, to be presented during the conduct of an online culmination activity at the end of the course.

 The PSF eLearning Team shall conduct the online activity to recognize the participation and completion of the course of the current active students in the program. The virtual event, which is envisaged for a maximum of 2-hour duration, shall also serve as a venue for the select students to present their outputs, and to engage with the PSF eLearning Team to discuss ways forward.

The provisional program flow for the event is as follows:

Program Description Speaker/Facilitator
I. Preliminaries ● Opening Prayer
● National Anthem
II. Opening Remarks Secretary Emmanuel
M. De Guzman
III. Inspirational
Potential speakers:
● Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda
● Rep. Edgar Chatto
● National Treasurer Rosalia De Leon
● Commissioner Rachel Anne Herrera
IV. Recap of the PSF eLearning and Status of Batch 3 Brief discussion of the program, including the
● Participant Analytics
● Conduct of Mid-Course Activities
● Introduction of PSF eLearning Team
V. PSF eLearning Student Testimonials Interview format to be adopted in the
discussion of
experiences and
insights of PSF
eLearning students
Maximum of 4 students from PSF eLearning students to be identified.
VI. Presentation of the Draft Project Proposal and Open Forum Proposed flow for the portion is as follows:
● Slideshow of draft project proposals submitted by PSF eLearning students
● Presentation of Draft Project Proposals
● Open Forum
Maximum of four (4) students to present draft project proposals.
VII. Announcement and Awarding of Top Performing Students Awarding of students with exemplary participation to the online course.

Potential awards identified are as follows:
● Best PSF Project Proposal Title
● Most Improved Student
● Most Prompt Student
● Most Devoted Student
VIII. Valedictory
PSF eLearning student who garnered the highest grade among the batch to deliver a valedictory address. Batch valedictorian to be identified upon finalization of grades.
IX. Announcements Details on the issuance of certificates shall likewise be discussed. Photo opportunity with the participants to be facilitated.
X. Closing Remarks and Conclusion Results on the batch moniker poll to be presented. DED Romell Antonio Cuenca, Head of PSF Unit