Sec. Briones said she will welcome a counterparting project with regards to the repair of Last Mile Schools in mountain and island barangays. A noteworthy program is the training of teachers in the areas of critical thinking, as the capacity to reason and acceptance of change are capabilities necessary for students in this vastly changing world.

In this day and age of connectivity and fast data transfer, teaching students to know fact from fiction or truth from fake news, as well as knowing how to be financially literate is very crucial.

Gov. Art Yap pledged his commitement to counterpart with programs and align priorities with the DepEd. In addtion, Gov. Yap also discussed the need for teacher items, classrooms, computers and science laboratories for Bohol students.