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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
PLDT Enterprise has turned over 665 units of pocket WiFi devices with Smart GIGA Study plans
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
Telco representatives are not spared from bad internet connection
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 webinar is eroticized by so-called experts as a necessary and legitimate qualification. The certificate becomes the cult-favorite signal of self-improvement.'
This comes after private schools raised concerns over the 'non-negotiable' requirements that, according to them, were finalized without any public consultation
''Pag may technical problems ang NTC, parang nawawalan ako ng pag-asa sa online learning na mangyayari sa bansa natin,' says Senator Sherwin Gatchalian
A Department of Education official tells a Senate panel that so far, 300,000 of the country's 800,000 public school teachers have been trained for distance learning, with just two months left before the opening of classes
'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
'Where will the private schools get the financial wherewithal to fund the 'non-negotiable' minimum requirements?' asks the Coordinating Council of Private Educational Associations
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.
I feel lucky to have the company of school-themed series during this quarantine
'Napakalaki po ng participation ng magulang dito e. Mayroon ho bang separate training ang DepEd para sa mga parents?' Senator Nancy Binay asks
The Alliance for Concerned Teachers is also demanding the Department of Education provide teachers with laptops and P1,500 internet allowance per month for the school year 2020-2021
Teacher ka? Walang nakatitiyak kung anong uri ng danas ang nakaamba sa atin sa pasukan. Mag-aral, maghanda, para hindi mabulaga.
While distance learning for basic education students is a challenge, it's even more so for teachers figuring out how best to teach students with disabilities
'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 has 3 months to prepare before the start of distance learning on August 24
Founder and CEO Henry Motte-Muñoz makes the present less scary for educators
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
President Duterte rejects the idea of opening classes in August, saying we should wait for a vaccine first. Does this mean education has to stop?
PRESS RELEASE: Initially exclusive to Diwa partner schools, the Diwa Learning Town is now open to all educators to encourage them to start their learning continuity plan amid COVID-19
'Does the institution care for our teachers? What if those teachers also become carriers of the virus to their students and family members? Will the Department of Education and the Commission on Higher Education be accountable for this?'
Known as SPLAT (short for Supporting Parents, Learners, Administrators and Teachers), this positive behavior recognition app has been used in US schools for 6 years
'The ALS Act is, in its very essence, a bill about second chances. It is a bill about providing opportunities for a better life to our fellow Filipinos who have fallen into hard times,' says Senator Gatchalian
The impediment to a broader use of digital learning lies on the student side – and to address this requires government and private sector support
Ellyssa Jhen Jiao writes about what's keeping her occupied during the lockdown
While artificial intelligence now powers smart cities, driverless cars, and home appliances, ethical concerns about the technology have existed for centuries
Distance learning and TikTok make the lockdown just a little easier to bear for Jamilah Claire Jumuad
Yliah writes about Good Samaritans and finding a reason to hope
Jay Emmanuel Pangilinan writes about a world that's no longer in a rush
Grade 7 student John Laurence Carullo writes about how his own family is adjusting to the abrupt change and the lockdown
Grade 1 student Kimy writes about life – and a birthday – in lockdown
Public schools may have shut down, but learning should not
Learning shouldn’t stop just because school and learning centers have to shut down
As drug resistance in many pathogens rises, AI may help us find newer, more effective antibiotics
On Wednesday, February 5, 10 am join our discussion about today’s faster learning environment and what must parents do to help their children be ready for the future
The students from indigenous communities are, however, displaced by mining operations and military attacks
As we celebrate International Youth Day on Monday, August 12, we must strive to find solutions to ensure that children and young people who have fallen back are not left behind
Salugpongan Ta’ Tanu Igkanogon Community Learning Center has until Monday, July 22, to justify why the schools shouldn’t be closed
Open Educational Resources are digital learning materials students and teachers can access – even offline – no matter where they are. Will it work in the Philippines?
DepEd regional officials say the closure is based on the findings of an anti-insurgency task force, which alleged that the schools teach students to rebel against the government
DeepNude's developer worries about the potential harm of an app he built 'for fun'
Learning is more complex than just going to school, getting a job, and playing Sudoku or crossword puzzles to keep your mind together later in life
The real proof that you have learned is not what you know but what you do with what you know