DepEd defers holding of F2F classes in Covid low-risk areas

File photo MANILA – The holding of in-person classes in areas where coronavirus risks are low has been postponed, the Department of Education (DepEd) said Wednesday. In a statement, the DepEd said it is adhering to President Rodrigo Duterte’s decision to allow the resumption of face-to-face classes only when the country achieves population protection against… Continue reading DepEd defers holding of F2F classes in Covid low-risk areas

Solon condemns demolition of Lumad school in Bukidnon

Photo courtesy of Save our Schools Network By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL Bulatlat.com MANILA – Bayan Muna Rep. Eufemia Cullamat expressed strong condemnation over the demolition of a Lumad school in Sagundanon, Kitaotao, Bukidnon after it was forcibly shut down last year, halting the education of Lumad students in the area. The school is administered… Continue reading Solon condemns demolition of Lumad school in Bukidnon

Lawmakers push for P10K student subsidy in times of emergencies, crises

Protest action on distance learning held back in September 2020 (Photo courtesy of Alliance of Concerned Teachers Facebook page) By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO Bulatlat.com MANILA – The progressive bloc in the House of Representatives seeks to provide assistance to students during times crises. Last March 28, Friday, the Makabayan bloc filed the bill titled… Continue reading Lawmakers push for P10K student subsidy in times of emergencies, crises

Who’s confused? | Students, teachers up in arms over government’s ‘no face-to-face classes’ scenario

Without a proper gadget to make his computer programming assignments, a Filipino student taking online classes resort to writing his codes on paper. He submits this to his teacher, who then runs it for him to see if the codes he wrote were right. (Courtesy of interviewee) “It is the youth that has been victimized… Continue reading Who’s confused? | Students, teachers up in arms over government’s ‘no face-to-face classes’ scenario

Advocates propose over P120-B allocation for education under Bayanihan 3 

(Photo courtesy of Alliance of Concerned Teachers Facebook page) “The police and military were first to get salary increases, while teachers are forced to make-do with their meager salaries.” By ADAM ANG Bulatlat.com MANILA — A multi-stakeholder group has suggested raising the fund portion for the education sector under the proposed Bayanihan to Arise as… Continue reading Advocates propose over P120-B allocation for education under Bayanihan 3 

Defer fees hike, schools urged

MANILA – A party-list lawmaker on Tuesday urged the Department of Education (DepEd), Commission on Higher Education (CHED), Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA), and private educational institutions to defer increases in tuition and other fees for the next academic year. Ako Bicol Party-list Rep. Alfredo Garbin Jr. said there should not be any… Continue reading Defer fees hike, schools urged

Bicolana teacher earns award from National Geographic

Photo courtesy of DepEd via PNA LEGAZPI CITY – A teacher of Albay Central School (ACS) is one of the recipients of the 2021 National Geographic (NatGeo) Awards. Ranielle Navarro, ACS Teacher III, started “A Call to Solution: Goals for Environmental Oversight”, also called ACS GEO, that aims to train and involve learners as scientists… Continue reading Bicolana teacher earns award from National Geographic

Bicolana student tops int’l public speaking competition

LEGAZPI CITY — Nineteen-year-old Rica B. Marfil, a sophomore Civil Engineering student at Bicol University, emerged as the champion at the recently concluded S!NERGY International 2021 Competition. Marfil, who hails from Camalig, Albay, represented the Asia Pacific region with her piece called “Project NCT: Nurturing Child’s Talents: Scaffolding Technical Vocational Training to Children with Special… Continue reading Bicolana student tops int’l public speaking competition

DepEd, DICT move to boost connectivity in public schools

PASIG CITY—Public schools nationwide will soon enjoy better digital connectivity through a partnership program between the Department of Education (DepEd) and the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT). In a joint statement on Monday, the DepEd and DICT have “officially joined forces” and signed two memoranda of agreement to establish the Public Education Network… Continue reading DepEd, DICT move to boost connectivity in public schools