Posts Tagged education

90 public schools to push through with pilot face-to-face classes

Aileen Cerrudo   •   October 25, 2021

MANILA, Philippines—The Department of Education (DepEd) on Monday confirmed that 90 public schools will push through with the pilot face-to-face classes. During a virtual press briefing, DepEd Secretary Leonor Briones...

Duterte thumbs down bid to resume in-person classes amid pandemic

Robie de Guzman   •   June 22, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte has rejected proposals to resume face-to-face classes for now, especially in the face of continuing threats from the highly transmissible COVID-19 variants. During his...

Limited work force, rushed production, caused errors in broadcast materials—DepEd

Aileen Cerrudo   •   October 9, 2020

The Department of Education (DepEd) said the errors seen in their educational broadcast was due to the department’s limited work force. DepEd Undersecretary Alain Pascua said the department had to...

DepEd eyes recalibration of students’ homework load

Aileen Cerrudo   •   October 8, 2020

The Department of Education (DepEd) will begin a recalibration or adjustment of homework for students amid complaints from parents. DepEd Undersecretary for Curriculum and Instruction Diosdado San Antonio said the...

House panel approves resolution for TV networks to air 3-hour educational programs

Aileen Cerrudo   •   August 19, 2020

The House Committee on Sustainable Development Goals has approved House Resolution 856 that seeks to encourage private and public television stations to air three hours of educational programs. Alliance of...

Division of City Schools-Manila receives 286K SIM cards for blended distance learning

Aileen Cerrudo   •   August 11, 2020

Division of City Schools (DCS)-Manila received 286,000 SIM cards for students and teachers in preparation for blended distance learning. The SIM cards also have 10GB monthly allotment of bandwidth to...

UP climbs to 65th place among top universities in Asia

Aileen Cerrudo   •   June 4, 2020

The University of the Philippines (UP) has climbed to the 65th rank among the top universities in Asia. From its previous 95th ranking, UP moved up 30 points in the...

No tuition hike for several private colleges, universities—CHED

Aileen Cerrudo   •   May 29, 2020

The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) said several private colleges and universities have assured that they will not implement a tuition fee increase this school year. CHED Chairperson Prospero de...

Duterte supports DepEd’s ‘blended’ and ‘distance learning’ solutions

Marje Pelayo   •   May 29, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has agreed with the plan of the Department of Education (DepEd) on how the classes will be held come August amid the prevailing risks...

‘Face to face’ classes subject to DOH clearance—Deped

Aileen Cerrudo   •   May 11, 2020

The Department of Education (Deped) reiterated that face-to-face classes “shall only be allowed when the local risk severity grading permits, and subject to compliance with minimum health standards.” Deped Secretary...

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