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VAXXING OF KIDS IN FACE-TO-FACE CLASSES URGED

The Philippine Educators Alliance for Community Empowerment (PEACE) party-list has urged the government to include children from areas participating in the pilot implementation of face-to-face classes in the trial vaccination of minors. The first run for the vaccination of children is set to start on October 15 in selected hospitals in Metro Manila. Minors aged […]

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57% OF DEPED TEACHERS NOW VAXXED – BRIONES

The Department of Education (DepEd) revealed that almost 60 percent of teaching and non-teaching personnel nationwide already received their COVID-19 jabs, based on the latest vaccination report from the field. According to Regional Focals, 588,561 or 56.73% of teaching and non-teaching personnel either received their first dose or already completed their immunization shots against COVID-19 […]

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SET FULL VAX TARGET FOR TEACHERS AT 100% – BINAY

Senator Nancy Binay urged the Department of Education to go on full blast in inoculating teachers, and set a target rate of 100% as the government prepares to pilot test face-to-face classes. “Sa tingin ko dapat gawing accessible sa mga guro at school personnel ang bakuna, at mabakunahan ang lahat ng ating mga guro. DepEd […]

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AS SCHOOLS REOPEN, LET PARENTS WORK – GATCHALIAN

Following the government’s decision to pilot run the limited reopening of schools in low-risk areas or municipalities which have zero COVID-19 cases, Senator Win Gatchalian urged the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) to carefully consider easing quarantine restrictions to pave the way for the resumption of many business operations. “Maraming mga magulang ang natengga sa bahay […]

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KEEP FACE-TO-FACE CLASSES SAFE FOR KIDS, TEACHERS

A lawmaker said the Department of Education (DepEd) should set up safeguards against the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) transmission in the 120 schools identified for the pilot implementation of face-to-face classes.  Muntinlupa Rep. Ruffy Biazon said that in addition to the vaccination requirement for teachers and non-teaching staff, measures that will address transmission in schools […]

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120 SCHOOLS TO PILOT TEST FACE-TO-FACE CLASSES

In line with the pilot implementation of limited face-to-face classes in select low-risk areas in the country, the Department of Education (DepEd) and the Department of Health (DOH) have identified mechanisms to ensure safety of participating learners, teaching and non-teaching staff, and their families. The pilot implementation will be done among a maximum of 120 […]

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VAXXED TEACHERS FOR FACE-TO-FACE CLASSES URGED

With the government now pushing through with pilot face-to-face classes in 120 public and private schools, Deputy Speaker Benny Abante Jr. is urging the Department of Education (DepEd) to tap teachers that have already been fully vaccinated for the said program “to help ensure the safety of the students, the teaching personnel, and their respective […]

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PILOT TESTING OF FACE-TO-FACE CLASSES URGED

An education advocacy group has joined the call to conduct the pilot testing of face-to-face classes especially in low-risk areas in the country. “We hope that Pres. Rodrigo Duterte will decide in favor of finally conducting pilot in-person classes in low-risk areas,” Philippine Educators Alliance for Community Empowerment (PEACE) Party-list president Marie Paz T. Abante […]

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TOLENTINO: CLASSROOM CLASSES IN LOW-RISK AREAS

Senator Francis Tolentino is pushing for the gradual resumption of face-to-face classes in low-risk island provinces in the country for the upcoming opening of the school year in September amid the current COVID-19 pandemic. In an interview with ANC’s Headstart, Tolentino stressed that island provinces such as Guimaras, Biliran, Batanes, and Camiguin which have low […]

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FACE-TO-FACE CLASSES WITH 70% VACCINATION – GORDON

Senator Dick Gordon stated that face-to-face classes or blended learning amid the COVID-19 pandemic can be implemented when at least 70% of the country’s total population have been vaccinated. “It is important that we make sure that everyone is safe and that our people are protected from the virus before we go back to face-to-face […]