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OPEN SCHOOLS FOR IN-PERSON CLASSES – GATCHALIAN

To further accelerate the recovery of the education sector from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, Senator Win Gatchalian is seeking the opening of all schools for face-to-face classes. Gatchalian made this call after the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) expressed support for the opening of all public and […]

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COVID-19 VAXXING FOR FACE-TO-FACE CLASSES URGED

Senator Win Gatchalian has emphasized the importance of vaccinating all eligible learners to further ensure the safe resumption of face-to-face classes nationwide. Gatchalian reiterated that based on available data and the advice of experts, children aged 5 to 11 will benefit from COVID-19 vaccines which are proven to prevent severe disease, hospitalization, and death. “Ang […]

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NO COVID CASES IN 1ST WEEK OF IN-PERSON CLASSES

Committed to developing models for the safe resumption of face-to-face learning, the Department of Education (DepEd) shared that no cases of COVID-19 for participating learners and school personnel were recorded during the first week of the pilot implementation of face-to-face classes. “We would like to commend the tremendous efforts that our valued stakeholders have provided […]

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ADDED BUDGET FOR RETROFITTING OF SCHOOLS HAILED

The Philippine Educators Alliance for Community Empowerment (PEACE) Party-list hailed the inclusion by the Senate of additional funds for the retrofitting of schools in the proposed 2022 national budget. “We thank the Senate for responding to calls for funding so that our schools may better handle the new demands of face-to-face learning. Nananalig kaming maipapasa […]

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COVID TESTING FOR ‘FACE-TO-FACE’ TEACHERS URGED

Senator Win Gatchalian is pushing for regular COVID-19 tests for teachers after having witnessed the start of the pilot implementation of limited face-to-face classes. Two schools in Zambales postponed the opening of in-person classes because seven teachers from both schools tested positive for the coronavirus disease after taking rapid antigen tests. “Dapat mapondohan ang testing […]

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DEPED-ZAMBALES FACE-TO-FACE CLASSES GET LGU AID

The Schools Division Office (SDO) of Zambales in Region 3 showcased the collaborations they established with involved local government units (LGUs) and communities in preparation for the pilot face-to-face classes. During the virtual EduAksyon press briefing, SDO Zambales School District Superintendent Romeo Alip shared that LGUs and IP communities of the ten participating schools are […]

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100 PUBLIC SCHOOLS IN FACE-TO-FACE CLASSES PILOT

The Department of Education (DepEd) formally listed the 100 public schools nationwide that are participating in the pilot implementation of the limited face-to-face classes starting November 15. “All set na for November 15. Nabuo na natin ‘yong 100 public schools at binubuo na ngayon ang 20 private schools… Nakuha natin ang consent ng local governments. […]

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ANTIQUE EYES MORE SCHOOLS FOR FACE-TO-FACE CLASSES

Antique province is planning to have more schools adopt face-to-face (F2F) classes, once its implementation in two pilot schools starting November 15 proves to be successful. Schools Division of Antique Education Supervisor Curriculum Implementation Division officer in charge (OIC) Edward Bana said some schools have requested F2F classes. “The plan is to have a school […]

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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 […]