DepEd-7 completes repair of 81 Odette-damaged public schools 

Futch Anthony Inso 12/27/2022

  LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—The Department of Education in Central Visayas (DepEd-7) said it has already completed the repair of 81 public schools that were damaged by Super Typhoon Odette in December 2021. This was confirmed by Dr.…

DepEd-7 to intensify Basic Learning Recovery Plans 

Futch Anthony Inso 12/27/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—Seventy-five percent of Grade 3 learners in Central Visayas have poor performance in reading. This was confirmed by Dr. Salustiano Jimenez, regional director of the Department of Education in Central Visayas (DepEd-7). Jimenez said that…

2.1 million students return to their classrooms in Central Visayas

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/02/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Around 2.1 million students in Central Visayas returned to their schools on the first day of the full implementation of in-person classes on Wednesday, November 2, 2022. So far, the resumption of face-to-face…

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: 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)…

DepEd-7 chief: Reward for division with 100% fully vaccinated personnel

Futch Anthony Inso 03/18/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Education in Central Visayas (DepEd-7) regional director will give a reward to the first DepEd Division in the region that will be able to have a 100 percent inoculation of…

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…

Classes in Central Visayas suspended from Jan. 24 to Jan. 31

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/24/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Due to the rising cases of COVID-19 in Central Visayas, all classes in the region are suspended starting today, January 24 until January 31. The Department of Education in the region (DepEd-7) issued…

Schools in Region 7 want to join face-to-face classes by January

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/02/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Schools in Central Visayas have opted not to join the second round of the pilot implementation of limited face-to-face classes on Monday, December 6. The Department of Education in Central Visayas (DepEd-7) confirmed…

99% of DepEd-7 staff, teachers vaccinated

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/01/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Department of Education in Central Visayas (DepEd-7) reported that almost all of its office staff and teaching personnel were already vaccinated against COVID-19. Dr. Salustiano Jimenez, in a recent interview, said 99…

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