Questions

By: Peter Wallace - @inquirerdotnet 10/28/2021

I’m going to talk about COVID-19 from a position of ignorance, but with an intelligent, logical mind. So here are some questions I’d like answered, or I think we’d all like answered. Why is the Inter-Agency Task…

NOAH will soon be a vaccination site — Rama

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The New Oasis for Adaptation and a Home (NOAH) Complex, which has served as Cebu City’s major quarantine facility will now become a mega vaccination site. This after Vice Mayor Michael Rama has…

12 schools in Cebu Province targeted for limited face-to-face classes

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/06/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Limited face-to-face classes may no longer be farfetched as President Rodrigo Duterte has previously said it will be possible if the vaccines have arrived. With the arrival of two batches of vaccines from…

Strict safety protocols implemented as schools do a module distribution dry run

Mary Rose Sagarino 09/28/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — To ensure teachers and parents’ safety, schools in Mandaue City implement strict safety protocols as they conduct a dry run in module distribution. This is part of their preparations especially since the opening…

DepEd-7: No schools in CV with questionable learning materials

Futch Anthony Inso 09/26/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Education in Central Visayas (DepEd-7) assures the students and parents that there are no schools in basic education in the region that are using learning materials with questionable quality and…

Supporting students’ mental health

Hyacinth Tagupa - @inquirerdotnet 09/18/2020

(Note: This piece discusses matters around suicide, which may be a sensitive subject for some readers.) When our schools began to transition to “blended” learning, with much of the instruction done online, most of our concerns were…

DepEd-7 eyes one school per LGU to remain as isolation center

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/12/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Education in Central Visayas (DepEd-7) will be looking into a compromise with the local government units that are asking for the extension of their use of some public schools as…

US infections top three million as Trump pushes schools reopening

Agence France Presse 07/09/2020

WASHINGTON, United States – The United States topped three million confirmed coronavirus cases Wednesday as President Donald Trump pushed for schools to re-open amid a COVID-19 resurgence in many southern hotspots. The US remains by far the…

Gatchalian wants DepEd to set up ‘WASH’ facilities in schools

Consuelo Marquez - INQUIRER.net 06/21/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Senator Sherwin Gatchalian has called on the Department of Education (DepEd) to set up water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) facilities as part of preparations for possible physical classes once a vaccine for COVID-19 becomes…

Councilor to Cebu City gov’t: Study how to help schools gain faster net

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/20/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The schools in Cebu City must be equipped with faster internet if it should implement alternative modes of teaching through online classes. This was the concern of Councilor Alvin Dizon as the Department…

Schools, universities in Cebu City told not to hold physical classes yet

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/04/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government is urging universities and schools to put aside plans on the holding of physical classes while the city is under the general community quarantine (GCQ). Mayor Edgardo Labella made…

Gov. Garcia still wants English, health regimens taught in Cebu province schools

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/02/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The plan for public schools in Cebu province to use English as the medium of instruction is still on despite “setbacks” in the provincial government’s procurement or publishing of English-based learning materials. Cebu…

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