Capitol turns over 10,000 armchairs to schools

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/24/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu Provincial Government has turned over around 10,000 armchairs to public schools here as the academic year 2022 to 2023 officially began. A turnover ceremony was held at the Capitol’s Social Hall…

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…

Central Visayas: 1.4M enrollees and counting

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/09/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Two weeks before school year 2022 to 2023 starts, the Department of Education in Central Visayas (DepEd-7) is more than halfway in reaching its target number of enrollees. As of Monday, August 8,…

Unvaxxed teachers can still teach face-to-face, says DepEd-7

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/04/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – There will be no discrimination among vaccinated and unvaccinated teachers who want to teach in a face-to-face setup, the Department of Education in Central Visayas (DepEd-7) assures. Dr. Salustiano Jimenez, director of DepEd-7,…

DepEd-7 director confident CV is ready for full face-to-face classes 

Futch Anthony Inso 07/19/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—Department of Education Central Visayas (DepEd-7) regional director Salustiano Jimenez is confident that the region is ready to implement full face-to-face classes in November. This as 92-percent of public schools in Central Visayas have already…

DepEd-7: 72 private schools closed due to COVID-19

Futch Anthony Inso 07/19/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu- The Department of Education in Central Visayas (DepEd-7) said 72 private schools in the region stopped their operation since the start of the implementation of distance learning due to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)…

Unvaxxed teachers in Cebu province to get free antigen test kits

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/13/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Teachers in Cebu province who remain unvaccinated against COVID-19 will be receiving free antigen tests. This after the Capitol turned over to the Department of Education in Central Visayas (DepEd-7) at least 10,000…

As F2F classes loom, DOH-7 urges parents to get their kids vaxed vs COVID

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/03/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – As schools and students prepare for the resumption of traditional style of teaching, health officials here urged parents to get their children vaccinated as protection from COVID-19. The Department of Health in Central…

DepEd-7 urges parents to enroll kids to school early

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/01/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Education in Central Visayas (DepEd-7) urged the parents to enroll their children to school as early as now. Dr. Salustiano Jimenez, director of DepEd-7, said they were now accepting early…

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…

Since start of F2F classes, DepEd-7 says no COVID-19 case reported in schools in the region

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/28/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Department of Education in Central Visayas (DepEd-7) said that since the start of limited face-to-face (F2F) classes in March 2022, there had been no case of COVID-19 reported in schools in the region. Doctor…

14 private schools in CV look to hold face-to-face graduation

Wenilyn Sabalo 05/13/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A total of 14 private schools in Central Visayas have sent requests to allow them to conduct face-to-face graduation ceremonies this June to mark the end of the school year 2021-2022. Amaryllis Villarmia,…

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