Lessons in Paaralang Bayan sa Himpapawid are posted on avrotor.blogspot.com (Living with Nature), and simultaneously broadcast and read by the audience worldwide. Living with Nature won the best Blog for Nature and Environment (Bloggys 2015 Philippine Awards 2015)
Abe (right) and Ka Melly (2nd from left) with technical staff: Engr.
Susan Ayson and Mr Rolly Bumatayo. Not in the photo is Mr Orly Lopez
and DZRB Manager Allan Allanigue.
Features of PBH:
The program’s thrust is functional literary which augments formal
learning and general knowledge, and enriches personal and community
PBH deals with issues consistent with the attainment of Philippine
development objectives and preservation of Filipino values.
The program upholds norms and rules in attaining progress, peace and
unity, and development of self-respect and dignity. It aims to tap the
inner source of strength, and core of community cooperation.
PBH creates environmental awareness, teaching ways to maintain
environmental balance to all sectors of society, particularly among the
The program uses a medium of instruction in Filipino and English
(Taglish) and a level of comprehension that cuts through the audience
profile – school children, farmers, workers, housewives, out-of-school
youth, and professionals alike.
PBH follows the format of easy and light lecture-discussion, and an
ambiance that encourages direct audience participation. The program
covers onsite lessons, interviews, and special events.
Reviews are conducted regularly through self-administered tests.
Participants send their comments and suggestions to Radyo ng Bayan
through the Internet [avrotor.blogspot.com], e-mail, letters and other
The program pursues continuing research on current issues, and felt
needs of listeners, tapping the expertise and resources of experts from
various organizations and institutions.
PBH lessons are kept on file with PBS-DZRB. Copies in CD may be
available at cost upon request to re-echo lessons for schools,
organizations and similar purposes.
Paaralang Bayan sa Himpapawid is managed by PBS-DZRB, in cooperation
with experts and volunteers from different disciplines. It has a tie up
with outreach programs of schools, such as UST Graduate School,
University of Perpetual Help, St. Paul University System. It works
closely with government agencies (e.g. DOST, DA, SSS, LBP), and NGOs
such as Agricultural Rural Development Foundation, and Spirulina