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PEACE PARTY-LIST: ‘HIRE MORE LEARNING AIDES’

An education advocacy group urged the Department of Education (DepEd) to counter online cheating groups by establishing small groups to “help students in need of further tutoring” through learning support aides (LSAs).This as news over the weekend revealed the existence of an “Online Kopyahan” community on Facebook that had reached more than 600,000 members. “The […]

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DEPED TO BOOST USE OF TV, RADIO IN LEARNING

The Department of Education (DepEd) is targeting to increase the utilization of TV and radio-based materials to further support the implementation of blended learning for School Year 2021-2022. “Hindi natin maikakaila na hindi mawawala ang mahalagang papel na ginagampanan ng TV at radio sa bansa sa paghatid ng edukasyon sapagkat hindi lahat ay may access […]

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TAGUIG LAUNCHES ‘TELE-ARAL’ PROGRAM AMID PANDEMIC

The Taguig City government recently launched its “Tele-Aral Program” to assist students in blended learning amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. Mayor Lino Cayetano said this is part of the city’s preparations to ensure learning continuity in the new normal as classes in public schools started on October 5. “Kailangan ho tanggapin nating magiging […]

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GATCHALIAN: CONDUCT DISTANCE LEARNING DRY RUNS BEFORE CLASSES START

Senator Win Gatchalian is urging local government units (LGUs) to start dry runs of their localized versions of the Department of Education’s (DepEd) Learning Continuity Plan (LCP) with more than a month to go before the opening of classes. While the DepEd is set to conduct distance learning dry runs in the first week of […]

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DOE SHOULD ENSURE RELIABLE ELECTRICITY SERVICE TO HOUSEHOLDS FOR ‘NEW NORMAL’ EDUCATION SYSTEM – GATCHALIAN

Senator Win Gatchalian has pressed the Department of Energy (DOE) into ensuring the continuous delivery of electricity service to every household for the use of students in alternative learning modalities as schools prepare for the “new normal” in the education system. Gatchalian said that aside from online learning, the shift to blended learning does not […]