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TABLETS FOR ALL QC PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS URGED

Quezon City District 2 Councilor Winnie Castelo has urged the city government to provide all students in the city’s public schools with computer devices like tablets to help them in their online or distance education. His appeal is contained in Proposed Ordinance 22-531, which he has introduced in the city council. The measure seeks the […]

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DEPED READING PROGRESS TOOL REACHES 23-M LEARNERS

The Department of Education (DepEd) shared that the Reading Progress Tool has reached more than 23 million learners and 950,000 teachers during the virtual launching of the 2021 National Reading Month recently. “Through the Reading Progress Tool, learners can record their own reading progress and gain a sense of independence in reading. Teachers can track the reading […]

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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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STUDENTS IN BATAAN GET TABLETS FOR ONLINE CLASSES

Thousands of senior high school students (SHS) from public schools in this province stand to benefit from the Bataan Online Learning Tablets (BOLT) program after the turnover ceremony held recently at The Bunker, Balanga City, Bataan. Representative Geraldine Roman of Bataan’s first district said over 12,000 students will each have a tablet they can use […]

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LEARNING FROM HOME IS THE NEW NORMAL – GATCHALIAN

Learning from home. This is the “new normal” that Senator Win Gatchalian sees for school year (SY) 2020-2021 that will ensure the safety and continued education of the country’s more than 27 million learners amid the threat of the coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19. The Chairman of the Senate Committee on Basic Education, Arts and […]