DSWD-7: Nearly 3,000 Pantawid-monitored kids back in school

Futch Anthony Inso 09/11/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Social Welfare and Development in Central Visayas (DSWD-7) has recorded 2,993 pantawid-monitored children who returned to school based on their July to November 2021 monitoring. Nelani Sanico, Gender and Development…

Cebuano couple inspires after graduating together from ALS

Micah Sophia C. Marcellones 09/09/2022

CEBU, Philippines — Graduation is made more special for Cebuano couple Edgardo Dela Torre and Rochelle Dela Torre because they receive their diplomas together and as a team! Edgardo and Rochelle, from Dalaguete town in southern Cebu,…

DepEd to students: Directly report cases of sexual harassment, violence

Jean Mangaluz - @inquirerdotnet 09/08/2022

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Education (DepEd) on Thursday urged students to directly report to the department cases of sexual abuse and violence in schools through dedicated E-mail and contact numbers. “DepEd is taking all reports…

Extracurricular for mental health

Anna Cristina Tuazon - @inquirerdotnet 09/08/2022

It seems that the Department of Education (DepEd) has learned all the wrong things in the pandemic. DepEd has prohibited extracurricular activities for the school year, as it aims for students to spend more time on academics…

Back-to-school blues

Anna Cristina Tuazon - @inquirerdotnet 08/25/2022

In-person classes have returned—and so have all the problems we’ve had before the pandemic. Classroom shortages. Typhoon-caused class suspensions. Transportation and commuting problems due to inadequate public transportation. Teachers having to go above and beyond, reaching into…

DepEd may revert to English, Filipino as medium of instruction for primary learners

Daphne Galvez 08/24/2022

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Education (DepEd) is planning to revert to English and Filipino as medium of instruction for primary learners. DepEd spokesman Michael Poa said Vice President and Education Secretary Sara Duterte is in…

Mandaue City allocates more funds to repair damaged classrooms

Mary Rose Sagarino 08/23/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Mandaue City has allocated an additional P17 million for the repair of public schools in the city damaged by super typhoon Odette. City Councilor Malcolm Sanchez, chairman of the committee on education, said…

1st day of classes: Smooth; pre-pandemic issues remain

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The first day of school went smoothly but issues that have been plaguing the education sector, even before the COVID-19 pandemic came, remain.  Last Monday, August 22, over 1 million students in Central…

High prices of school supplies has parents changing buying habits

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 08/20/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The rising cost of school supplies has some parents adjusting their buying habits. Instead of buying a dozen notebooks at once for her daughter, who is in high school, Marrisa Cagnaan, 48, chose…

DepEd: 46% of schools ready for in-person classes, 5 days a week

Dexter Cabalza 08/20/2022

Less than half of the country’s schools, both public and private, can fully conduct in-person classes when the new academic year begins next week. The Department of Education (DepEd) and the Office of the Vice President (OVP)…

DepEd to give teachers P5K cash aid on 1st day of classes

Beatrice Pinlac - @inquirerdotnet 08/19/2022

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Education (DepEd) will be giving public school teachers P5,000 each as financial assistance to help them prepare for the school year. The funds will be given to teachers on Monday, August…

DepEd: Students who get COVID-19 during in-person classes to be excused

Daphne Galvez 08/16/2022

  MANILA, Philippines — Students who contract COVID-19 once face-to-face classes start will be excused from their classes, the Department of Education (DepEd) said Tuesday, August 16, 2022. DepEd spokesman Michael Poa was responding to the query…

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