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Private schools may open classes before October 5 —DepEd

Photo: Unsplash/Bima Rahmanda The Department of Education (DepEd) announced on Saturday that it is allowing private and non-DepEd schools such as those connected to a state university or to a local university, Catholic universities, as well as science high schools…

DepEd defers school opening to October 5

Photo: Facebook The formal opening of classes for school year 2020-2021 has been moved to October 5. The Department of Education (DepEd) made the announcement on its Facebook page on Saturday. According to the post, President Rodrigo Duterte has approved…

Teachers’ group calls on DepEd for transparency on dry run

Photo: Screenshot of video upload from Facebook/Alliance of Concerned Teachers-Philippines Teachers’ group Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT) on Wednesday urged the Department of Education (DepEd) to be transparent on the situation and issues of its blended learning dry run. “Tatlong…

US teachers writing own obituaries for new school year

Photo: Unsplash/Jeffrey Hamilton Amid the coronavirus disease or COVID-19 pandemic, teachers in the United States have been reported to be writing their own obituaries in preparation for the upcoming school year. 43-year-old teacher Sarah Backstrom from Iowa, for instance, sent…