Vax cards not required for CTU students, personnel

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – COVID-19 vaccination is not a requirement for students, faculty, and the administrative staff of Cebu Technological University (CTU), the largest state university here, the Cebu Provincial Government recently announced. Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia on…

CCPO to deploy 300 cops for opening of in-person classes on Monday

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 08/21/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police presence will surely be felt in Cebu City as in-person classes start in public schools on Monday, August 22. The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) said at least 300 policemen will be…

LTFRB: School buses can resume operations if . . .

Dempsey Reyes 08/06/2022

MANILA, Philippines — After more than two years, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) allowed school transport services to resume operations this month along with the reopening of both private and public schools. In a…

Defer start of classes to mid-September, teachers ask VP Sara

Dexter Cabalza, Nestor Corrales 07/09/2022

A group of teachers asked Vice President and Education Secretary Sara Duterte to move the opening of classes to the middle of September or the first week of October to give teachers more time to rest. The Department of…

Bongbong Marcos told: Replace English with Filipino as language of instruction

John Eric Mendoza 07/02/2022

MANILA, Philippines — A progressive teacher’s group on Friday urged President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. to make Filipino the language of instruction instead of English. The Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT) chairperson Vladimer Quetua made the call…

Dimples Romana gets straight A’s in New York University classes

Dana Cruz 03/23/2022

Dimples Romana appears to be doing a good job with her duties as a mom, actress and student as she aced her classes at New York University (NYU), taking home straight A’s. The pregnant actress proudly showed…

555 schools cleared for face-to-face classes in C. Visayas

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/13/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – More than 500 schools in Central Visayas have been cleared to go back to the traditional style of teaching. The Department of Education in the region (DepEd-7) recently announced that 128 more schools…

Palace: Classes to start on August 24 unless DepEd recommends otherwise

Krissy Aguilar - Reporter / @KAguilarINQ 07/20/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Classes will still open on August 24,2020 unless the education secretary recommends adjusting the date in light of the new law signed by President Rodrigo Duterte, Malacañang said Monday. The President has signed a law…

Heart Evangelista to give away tablets to students with online classes

Ian Biong 06/04/2020

Actress Heart Evangelista will be giving away tablets to less fortunate students as schools hold online classes amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Evangelista announced her giveaways via Twitter earlier today, June 4, which was accompanied by a photo…

Cebu City government to aid enrollment in public schools starting June 1

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/27/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government is willing to help public schools here during the enrollment process that the Department of Education (DepEd) announced will push through from June 1 to June 30, 2020. City…

Duterte: No COVID-19 vaccine? Opening of classes ‘useless’

Krissy Aguilar 05/26/2020

MANILA, Philippines — For President Rodrigo Duterte, it is “useless” to talk about the opening of classes when there is no vaccine yet against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). In a televised address on late Monday night, the…

DepEd allays fears of parents: Opening of classes may not be ‘face-to-face’

Cathrine Gonzales 05/22/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Education (DepEd) on Friday reminded parents that the opening of classes for the coming school year on August 24 may be done either physically or virtually, allaying the fears of parents about sending…

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