Cebu City Schools ready for limited face-to-face classes on Monday, but not for immediate full face-to-face classes

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 08/18/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Education (DepEd)-Cebu City has a pending request to its regional office to allow schools in the City to implement a blended learning modality beyond August 31, 2022. Bernadette Susvilla, the…

Bongbong Marcos: Continue blended learning in specific areas beyond Oct 31

Daphne Galvez 07/20/2022

MANILA, Philippines — President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. has ordered the continuation of blended learning beyond October 31 but only in specific areas, Malacañang said Wednesday. The instruction was issued during Tuesday’s Cabinet meeting where Vice President and…

UP shifts to blended learning

Krixia Subingsubing 07/11/2022

MANILA, Philippines — After more than two years in a fully online learning setup, the University of the Philippines (UP) will finally be shifting to blended learning starting academic year 2022-2023. Blended learning is the term given…

Expansion of limited F2F classes a possibility in SY 2022-2023

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/28/2022

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Education in Central Visayas (DepEd-7) said that limited face-to-face (F2F) classes will still be implemented for School Year (SY) 2022-2023. Although they are studying the full implementation of F2F…

DepEd-7: At least 500K students enrolled for school year 2021-2022

Mae Fhel Gom-os 07/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least 500,000 public school students in the region have already enrolled for the incoming school year 2021-2022, the Department of Education in Central Visayas (DepEd-7) revealed. Salustiano Jimenez, DepEd-7 Director, told CDN…

Group slams DepEd-7 for erroneous claims vs USC on Lumad “rescue”

Futch Anthony Inso 02/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Save Our Schools Network Cebu denounces the Department of Education in Central Visayas (DepEd-7) for stating that the University of San Carlos (USC) did not have a permit to conduct blended learning…

Visayan Electric donates printers, bond papers to 16 partner schools

PR 10/13/2020

A total of 16 Visayan Electric partner schools received printers and bond papers to augment their supplies for this school year’s blended learning requirements. “Although budgets are limited because of the pandemic, Visayan Electric still sees the…

Supporting students’ mental health

Hyacinth Tagupa - @inquirerdotnet 09/18/2020

(Note: This piece discusses matters around suicide, which may be a sensitive subject for some readers.) When our schools began to transition to “blended” learning, with much of the instruction done online, most of our concerns were…

Cebu City dad to telcos: Provide better internet connection

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/21/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor David Tumulak is urging the telecommunication companies (telcos) to provide stronger internet connection to households as schools have begun to conduct online classes this week. The councilor said there is…

Periodical exams not expected under new blended learning method

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/12/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Periodical exams and the typical grading system will not be encouraged for the new blended and modular learning that the schools will apply for Academic Year 2020-2021. According to the Department of Education…

‘Chalk allowance’ gets blended with teachers’ new needs

Mariejo S. Ramos 08/09/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Call it “chalk allowance” no more, since there’s now hardly any need for blackboards. The Department of Education (DepEd) said the so-called chalk allowance given to teachers at the beginning of a school year…

PHINMA Education and PLDT enable students’ flexible learning with data plan

PR 07/22/2020

(Manila, Philippines – July 2020) – PHINMA Education, a fast-growing network of schools in Southeast Asia, partnered with PLDT to provide mobile data and access to learning platforms to students in five schools and universities across the…

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