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'One child left behind is one too many, and the government is duty-bound to ensure each and every Filipino’s exercise of all of their constitutionally guaranteed rights,' says the Alliance of Concerned Teachers
Help finds its way to the family of Ricky Benig, 19, whose death spotlighted how students at the fringes of society struggle with the requirements of distance learning
Tuturuan ang mga estudyante sa pamamagitan ng printed modules, online learning, at mga leksiyon sa TV o radyo. Maraming tutol sa desisyon ng DepEd na ituloy ang school opening.
The education department is doubling the capacity of DepEd Commons to accommodate at least 17 million users by August 24
The Department of Education says the opening of classes on August 24 is pushing through, despite criticism regarding the government’s readiness for implementing distance learning
Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque himself points out that the FDCP has no regulatory powers
As of July 1, 16.6 million students in public and private schools have enrolled – just around 59% of the 27.7 million enrollees in 2019
The program aims to provide financial assistance for incoming senior high school students in participating private or non-DepEd public senior high schools
The Department of Education also says it will meet with private schools next week to discuss their concerns about a department order on 'non-negotiable' distance learning requirements
'DepEd policies for their back-to-school program [are] anti-poor. The education department assumes that all students are capable of teaching themselves at home,' says ACT Teachers Representative France Castro
According to the Teachers’ Dignity Coalition, requiring teachers to report to schools starting June 22 is 'unnecessary, impractical, and will just place them and other people in a health hazard'
The pandemic has made distance learning a necessary tool. But it cannot serve as the exclusive approach to education while we wait for a vaccine.
'Don't give up school. Just enroll. You won't have to spend extra,' Sotto urges students as schools shift to distance learning amid the coronavirus pandemic
'We would like to reiterate that graduation and moving up rites that require face-to-face interaction are postponed until further notice,' says DepEd, following a viral video of students sharing a face mask in Daet, Camarines Norte
President Rodrigo Duterte says government will 'try to come up with something' as more funds are needed for the proposed radios
'Drop box kiosks will only cater to those parents who do not have access to remote means to communicate with their schools but wish to enroll their child,' says DepEd
The Department of Education releases the minimum specifications for the gadgets and internet services to be donated to schools, teachers, and students for distance learning
'Napakalaki po ng participation ng magulang dito e. Mayroon ho bang separate training ang DepEd para sa mga parents?' Senator Nancy Binay asks
Education Secretary Leonor Briones says the decision on a tuition fee increase is 'largely internal' to private schools
Some local governments are rich, some aren't. A teachers' group says the national government should step in.
(UPDATED) Despite calls from parents and teachers to delay classes, the DepEd says it's preparing for a distance learning approach so classes can start on August 24
The initial number of enrollees is less than a fifth of last year's 27.7 million student population in primary and secondary schools
'Secretary Briones is insisting that there is an alternative there. She has a very good program for that like teleconferencing. The technology is good. I don't know if we are ready for that,' says President Rodrigo Duterte
The Department of Education says all learning materials will be free of charge once they become available
The Department of Education has 3 months to prepare before the start of distance learning on August 24
The Department of Education says it is eyeing to release the cash allowance on the second week of June
Filipinos online tackle the pros and cons of enrolling students for the upcoming school year, given the alternative learning methods proposed by the Department of Education
Rappler takes a look at the distance learning approach of the education department and defines the terms being floated as the school opening nears
'A tech fix alone does not constitute a solution to the real concerns, worries, and conditions of parents, teachers, and learners'
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'Ang focus muna namin ngayon ay mabuhay, dahil sa ngayon walang-wala na po kami talaga,' says one parent
The Department of Education releases the guidelines for enrollment for the school year 2020-2021
The Philippine Sports Commission fights for the retention of PE, citing it as a 'core subject' as the country shifts to blended learning
The Department of Education says it will find a way to bring printed learning materials to students
Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque says that face-to-face classes will only be allowed in areas that are no longer under community quarantine by the time classes start
Students in areas without internet access may attend barangay 'makeshift classes' with radio or TV sets, says the presidential spokesperson
The Pasig mayor says whether or not physical classes resume, the city is 'identifying funds' for personal learning devices for public school students
'It might be misinterpreted as testing all, which may be neither affordable nor needed,' Department of Education Undersecretary Nepomuceno Malaluan says
Ano ang dapat alalahanin ng mga ahensya ng gobyerno at eskwelahan sa kanilang paggawa ng guidelines sa pasukan?
'No face-to-face classes will be allowed earlier than August 24, 2020, and from then on, face-to-face classes may be conducted only in areas allowed to open physically,' Education Secretary Leonor Briones says
Summer classes for 2020 start on Monday, May 11
Education International, a global federation of education unions, launches safety guidelines for class opening during the pandemic
The Department of Education stresses the need to protect children from online dangers as they study from home during the quarantine period
Education Secretary Leonor Briones says they will consider the recommendation of the government task force against coronavirus on the opening of classes
The Department of Education says that the opening for school year 2020-2021 does not necessarily mean that students will be coming to school
'I know this is a cause for disappointment among families, but under the present conditions, we cannot allow [the usual graduation rites],' DepEd Secretary Briones says
'Mas mabuti pa na buong bansa muna ang walang graduation,' Education Secretary Leonor Briones says
It remains unclear if this is Briones' second negative result for the coronavirus
The education department says it continues to monitor 'a very small number of delegates still classified as patients under investigation'
The patient attended the National Schools Press Conference and National Festival of Talents, which involved around 8,000 students