The hidden costs of education

Raphael A. Pangalangan - @inquirerdotnet 07/21/2022

There is a hidden side to everything. Even policies, though well-intended, may yield unfortunate results. Earlier this week, Vice President Sara Duterte, as the new chief of the Department of Education (DepEd), announced a no-uniform policy for…

Cebu boxers bag 6 golds to rule Palarong Pambansa boxing

Glendale G. Rosal 07/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Palarong Pambansa VisMin Boxing Cup wrapped up on Friday with a fulfilled mission of unmasking young boxing talents from the countryside. The four-day amateur boxing tilt held at the Cebu City Sports…

Mandaue allots P20M for repairs of public schools damaged by Odette

Mary Rose Sagarino 06/20/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City government has appropriated P20 million for the rehabilitation of the public schools in the city that were damaged by super typhoon Odette. City Councilor Malcolm Sanchez, chairman of the committee…

Limited F2F classes in Cebu City urban schools smooth so far, says district supervisor

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/31/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The implementation of the limited face-to-face (F2F) classes in the urban barangays in Cebu City has been smooth so far. This was the statement of Doctor Liberato Lauranilla, one of the district supervisors…

Cebu City encourages private sector to help rebuild damaged school

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/19/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government is encouraging the private sector to help in rebuilding Odette-damaged public schools in preparation for limited face-to-face classes. The Department of Education (DepEd) Cebu City division recently asked the…

Cebu City teachers to get election honoraria starting May 24

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/18/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City teachers who served in the May 9 elections will finally get their honoraria starting next week, May 24, 2022. South District Acting Election Officer Marilou Paredes told CDN Digital that they…

Cebu City eyed as model host city of sports events amid the new normal

Glendale G. Rosal 05/03/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City was chosen to be the model city by the Department of Education (DepEd) in reformatting the Palarong Pambansa under the new normal. In a presser on Tuesday, May 3, 2022, Palarong…

Two high schools in Cebu City get safety seal

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/01/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two public schools in Cebu City are deemed safe for the return of face-to-face (F2F) classes. The Department of Education in Central Visayas (DepEd-7) awarded the safety seal to the Mambaling Night High…

Limited face-to-face classes in selected Lapu schools set to start on March 14

Futch Anthony Inso 03/02/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu- Thirty-four public schools and seven private schools here are set to start their limited face-to-face classes on March 14, 2022. This was confirmed by Dr. Reynold Velos, chief education supervisor from the School Governance…

DepEd Lapu-Lapu says damages in public schools due to Odette reach P700M 

Futch Anthony Inso 03/01/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—The Department of Education (DepEd) Lapu-Lapu City Division recorded damages worth P700 million from 71 public schools due to the devastation of super typhoon Odette in December 2021. Dr. Reynold Velos, chief education supervisor of…

Cebu City exec: 13 mountain barangay schools gear up for face-to-face classes

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/28/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Emergency Operations Center (EOC) and Department of Education in Central Visayas (DepEd) are preparing for the return of face-to-face classes in the mountain barangays in Cebu City. Councilor Joel Garganera,…

DepEd: No discrimination in vax requirement for teachers in-person classes

John Eric Mendoza 01/20/2022

MANILA, Philippines — The requirement that teachers and other personnel who will be attending “face-to-face” or in-person classes be vaccinated against COVID-19 is not discrimination but is meant to protect them and their students, the Department of…

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