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QC SCHOOLS GET HELP ON EXTENDED BLENDED LEARNING

The Quezon City Government vowed to continue supporting 10 public high schools that have extended their blended learning modality, despite the full resumption of face-to-face classes. Based on the report of the Schools Division Office – Quezon City (SDO-QC), the 10 schools could not implement the full face-to-face classes due to various factors, such as […]

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GATCHALIAN WANTS LAPTOPS FOR K-12 LEARNERS

Senator Win Gatchalian has filed a bill that seeks to provide a laptop for all K to 12 learners enrolled in public schools. Gatchalian filed Proposed Senate Bill No. 474 or the One Learner, One Laptop Act to ensure that learners can receive quality digital education and distance learning at all times and under all […]

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A TABLET FOR EVERY PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENT – REVILLA

Senator Ramon Bong Revilla filed Senate Bill No. 258 which seeks to provide one tablet per student for those enrolled in public schools and state universities and colleges. “Bagamat dalawang taon na ang lumipas simula nang tayo ay tamaan ng pandemya, at may ilan na rin sigurong mga estudyante ang naka-adjust, hangad pa rin natin […]

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MAKATI GIVE IN-PERSON CLASS STUDES FREE SNEAKERS

The Makati City government started the distribution of apparel to public school students on Monday in preparation for in-person classes hampered by almost two years of restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Makati Mayor Abby Binay led the ceremonial distribution of bags, personalized jackets, raincoats, and Air Binay 4.0 sneakers to pupils of Pio del […]

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27 KIDAPAWAN SCHOOLS TO START IN-PERSON CLASSES

Twenty-seven public schools in Kidapawan will start the limited face-to-face classes following the decline in coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases in the city. Mayor Joseph Evangelista, who chairs the Inter-Agency Task Force for COVID-19, said in a meeting that the schools are 100 percent ready after passing the School Safety Assessment Tool and other requirements […]

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IMPROVE QUALITY OF PUBLIC SCHOOLS – GATCHALIAN

Re-electionist Senator Win Gatchalian said he will continue to push for improving the quality of public schools, where almost 90% of the country’s learners are enrolled. For School Year 2021-2022, there are 27.41 million learners in the basic education sector, more than 24 million or 88% of which are in public schools. There are 3.27 […]

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HIKE PAY FOR TEACHERS TO BOOST MORALE – GATCHALIAN

Senator Win Gatchalian is seeking to increase teachers’ salaries to uplift their morale and to motivate more students to join the country’s teaching force. In a forum hosted by the Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT) entitled “Ang Senador at ang Edukasyon,” Gatchalian shared his proposal on how to increase teachers’ salaries, especially at the entry […]

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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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GIVE TEACHERS LIVING QUARTERS IN SCHOOLS – ANGARA

Senator Sonny Angara is pushing for the provision of living facilities for public school teachers, especially those who have to travel long distances to get to their schools. “For years we have heard stories of our teachers who have to travel far and oftentimes through rough terrain and even turbulent waters just to reach the […]

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2 PUBLIC SCHOOLS BAG 2020 SEAMEO AWARDS – BRIONES

Promoting green and sustainable education and practices, two Philippine Public High Schools were recognized for their programs addressing plastic problems at the recently concluded 2020 Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMEO) – Japan Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) Award. Salvacion National High School (SNHS) in Davao Del Norte bagged the 3rd prize for their […]