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SPEEDY REHAB OF ‘ODETTE’-DAMAGED SCHOOLS URGED

The Philippine Educators Alliance for Community Empowerment (PEACE) Party-list urged the government to fast-track the rehabilitation of school buildings destroyed by Typhoon Odette as the country anticipates the expansion of face-to-face classes by January. “Umaasa tayong mamadaliin ng pamahalaan ang rehabilitasyon ng mga paaralan na nasalanta ng bagyong Odette nang hindi na muling maantala ang […]

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‘ODETTE’-HIT SCHOOLS TO GET IMMEDIATE AID – DEPED

Education Secretary Leonor Briones assured the public that the Department of Education (DepEd) is assisting damaged schools throughout the country in the aftermath of Typhoon Odette. Briones, who was at Negros Oriental when the typhoon made landfall, noted that the agency is coordinating with the Regional Offices for the initial assessment and assistance needed by […]

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GABALDON SCHOOL BUILDING ENDURED ‘ODETTE’ – DEPED

After the onslaught of Typhoon Odette, Education Secretary Leonor Briones highlighted the durability of a school building in Gabaldon, Negros Oriental. “As we visited schools affected by the typhoon, I was really impressed by how resilient Gabaldon school buildings are. This goes to show that these facilities can endure any type of calamities,” Briones noted. “This […]

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EXPLORE OTHER WAYS IN BUILDING SCHOOL BUILDINGS – GATCHALIAN

Senator Win Gatchalian is urging government to look into other ways of building classrooms and school buildings to avoid delays as he called on the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) to revisit the computation for classroom requirements. “Let’s explore other modalities in constructing school buildings as the slow pace can’t keep up with the […]