P3K allowance for teachers as aid to online teaching pushed

Neil Arwin Mercado 09/15/2020

MANILA, Philippines — A lawmaker proposed the provision of a P3,000 monthly allowance for teachers to aid in their teaching as the country shifts to online learning amid the coronavirus pandemic. During the hybrid hearing of the…

SK urged: Create online tutorial programs for students

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/27/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor Alvin Dizon is asking the Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) to formulate online tutorial programs for students to help them adjust to the new method of distance learning. Dizon said that since…

Realities of online classes portrayed in a photo contest in Alegria

Immae Lachica 08/22/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — How are your online classes so far? Some are doing just fine while others are having quite a hard time, right? Let’s see how our students are getting accustomed to the “new norm”…

DepEd: School year ends on June 16, 2021

Jodee Agoncillo 08/19/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Education (DepEd) said online classes might be extended until June 16 next year if the school days start on Oct. 5. Christmas vacation will be from Dec. 20 to Jan. 3,…

Online classes may be extended to about 7 to 8 hours — DepEd

Catherine Gonzales 08/17/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Online classes may be extended to about seven to eight hours, as the coming school year should end by May next year, the Department of Education said Monday. Education Undersecretary Jesus Mateo said adjustments…

Robredo calls on gov’t to put internet hubs in barangays for distance learning

Gabriel Pabico Lalu 07/30/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The government should make sure that barangays nationwide would have internet hubs so that students without gadgets and a stable internet connection can use them for their distance learning classes. Vice President Leni Robredo…

Robredo pleads for donations of old but functioning gadgets for distance learning

Gabriel Pabico Lalu - INQUIRER.net 06/10/2020

MANILA, Philippines – Vice President Leni Robredo has appealed to owners of old and extra but functioning gadgets to donate them to students and teachers who would need such devices for the distance learning method due to…

CBC an avenue for parents to find laptops in preparation for kids’ online learning

Immae Lachica 06/08/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— The coronavirus brought about so many changes in our lives. One of the most significant changes would be living under a “new normal.” One of the new norms that is expected is lesser face-to-face…

Students weigh in on online learning

Raul Constantine L. Tabanao 06/04/2020

MOALBOAL, CEBU —As online classes are still being considered by education officials as the country continues to combat the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, some students are left wondering how the upcoming academic year will turn out.…

Teacher from CDO produces short video to show what holding online classes is like

Immae Lachica 05/24/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Everyone has been talking about the “new normal” and how people should adjust to especially ensure their safety amidst the pandemic. The new normal includes the wearing of masks at all times, observing social…

CHED: Only 20% of SUCs equipped to facilitate online classes

Catherine Gonzales - Inquirer.net 05/04/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Only 20 percent of state universities and colleges (SUCs) nationwide are equipped to facilitate online classes amid the coronavirus crisis, according to the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) on Monday. CHED Chairman Prospero De…

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