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Government

DEPED LAUNCHES LEARNERS’ PC APPS TUTORIAL SERIES

The Department of Education (DepEd), in collaboration with Microsoft Philippines, introduced the Project Be Techie in School (B.T.S.): Tech Episode webinar series to help the learners in utilizing Microsoft computer applications that will be relevant in their education which started recently. Through the Bureau of Learner Support Services (BLSS) – Youth Formation Division (Y.F.D.), the […]

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LEARNERS GET FREE MICROSOFT WINDOWS OS FROM DEPED

The Department of Education (DepEd) has announced an early Christmas gift for public school learners as they can enjoy a free download of Microsoft Windows 11 Operating System (OS) using their DepEd learner accounts. “We recognize the need for accessible OS as we adopted blending learning in the past two years,” Education Secretary Leonor Briones […]

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Government

DEPED LAUNCHES PTA WEBINAR FOR PARENTS – BRIONES

The Department of Education (DepEd), through the External Partnerships Service (EPS), provided strategies and best practices for parents to improve home learning experience with Filipino learners through a PTA webinar titled “Parents’ Role for a Better Learning at Home”. “Parents play a vital role in the success of the learners not only in the lessons […]

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Politics

STRENGTHEN DIGITAL EDUCATION – GATCHALIAN

Following the recognition of “Valenzuela Live” as an outstanding local governance program at this year’s Galing Pook Awards, Senator Win Gatchalian reiterated the need to accelerate the adoption of technology in the delivery of education. Valenzuela Live or the Valenzuela LIVE Online Streaming School utilizes Facebook Live to stream classes amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The […]

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Politics

FREE TABLETS FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS URGED

Acknowledging that “digital learning is here to stay” even after the country recovers from the Covid-19 pandemic and face-to-face classes resume, an education party-list backed a bill in Congress pushing to provide tablets to all students of public schools and state universities and colleges. “Digital learning is part of the new normal, and it is […]

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Government

MONTHLY ‘DATA LOAD ALLOWANCE’ FOR TEACHERS STARTS

After the successful distribution of sim cards to field offices, the Department of Education (DepEd) has announced the start of the cycle for regular monthly “load allowance” for teachers and personnel. For the 277,381 DepEd sim cards recipients who have started using connectivity loads in July 2021, the cycle of regular monthly load started on […]

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Business & Economy

GLOBE LTE SAVES DONSOL TOURISM, ONLINE LEARNING

Just like any coastal town in the county, most people in Donsol, Sorsogon rely on the sea for their livelihood. The sea gives them fish and the magnificent butandings or whale sharks to earn their keep.  These gentle giants were responsible for giving Donsol monikers and accolades such as the Best Animal Interaction in Asia […]

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Politics

ENSURE EQUITABLE DISTANCE LEARNING – GATCHALIAN

In addressing the challenges of distance learning and fostering recovery for the country’s basic education sector, Senator Win Gatchalian pressed the need to bridge inequalities and ensure equitable learning for the country’s K to 12 learners. Gatchalian pointed to the results of a survey conducted by Pulse Asia from February 22 to March 3 where […]

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Politics

EXPAND ACCESS TO INTERNET, GADGETS – GATCHALIAN

A new poll on distance learning woes reveals how the digital divide hounds parents and learners nationwide amid the COVID-19 pandemic. For Senator Win Gatchalian, the basic education sector’s recovery should accelerate efforts in expanding access to both internet connectivity and gadgets for learning. Out of 1,200 adults surveyed nationwide in a Pulse Asia survey […]

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Politics

HELP PARENTS MANAGE DISTANCE LEARNING – GATCHALIAN

As families continue to struggle with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, Senator Win Gatchalian bats for institutionalizing the Parent Effectiveness Service (PES) program to help parents meet the learning needs of their children and provide them with socio-emotional support. “Senate Bill No. 1985 or the Parent Effectiveness Service (PES) Program Act aims to capacitate […]