Students in face masks returned to class Tuesday in Wuhan, the central Chinese city where the coronavirus first emerged last year, as the city opened schools and kindergartens for the first time in seven months.
The decision of the government to reset the school opening from Aug. 24 to Oct. 5 has allowed more learners to enroll for academic year 2020-2021.
As parents across the United States come to terms with remote learning this fall because of the coronavirus pandemic, many who can afford it are opting for so-called “learning pods” to help their kids — and themselves — get through the school year.
Two sisters in western El Salvador are taking their love of learning to great heights: every day they climb a mountain, then scramble up an olive tree to get a signal to access their online college lessons.
European nations are pushing ahead with reopening primary schools despite a rise in coronavirus cases, with smaller classes, shorter lessons and mask-wearing among the steps adopted to curb infections.
MANILA – At least 731 higher education institutions (HEIs) are opening their academic year 2020 to 2021 through flexible learning this August amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic, Commission on Higher Education (CHED) chairman Prospero de Vera III said on Thursday.
A total of 440 private schools will be closing down for the school year 2020-2021 over lack of enrollees, according to data from the Department of Education (DepEd).
MANILA – Holding online classes up to eight hours may not be good for the health of young learners, a health official said Monday.
Department of Education Secretary Leonor Briones reported Monday that 85.07 percent of target learners have enrolled for the incoming school year which opens on October 5.
Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) Secretary Isidro Lapeña has thanked telecommunications giant Globe for heeding the agency’s request to provide its subscribers with free access to the agency’s online courses.
In a back-to-school season upended by a global pandemic, second-year college student Seth Mabry is ready to make a boatload of sacrifices to avoid another campus closure.
The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) admitted Monday (August 17) that it considers holding online college entrance tests “problematic.”
Hong Kong’s leader says she has “returned” her honorary fellowship to a Cambridge college after a row over whether the finance hub’s academic freedoms are being suppressed as authorities crack down on pro-democracy opponents.
The Philippines delayed Friday the start of the school year by another six weeks to October as the country battles surging coronavirus infections and prepares to turn classrooms into quarantine facilities.
Virtual classes of private schools which have already started prior to the postponement of school opening will have to continue, Malacañang said on Friday.
Some 43 percent of schools worldwide entered the COVID-19 pandemic lacking basic soap-and-water hand-washing facilities, the UN said Thursday, deeming it a key condition for schools to reopen safely.
The University of Santo Tomas (UST) will not be administering an entrance test (USTET) to graduating high school students for school year 2021-2022 due to the threat of COVID-19.
Learners need not wear school uniforms in any distance learning approach they would participate in for School Year 2020-2021, the Department of Education (DepEd) said Tuesday.
Jerry Falwell Jr. has taken an indefinite leave of absence as president of a prominent US evangelical university amid a furor over an Instagram picture of him and a young woman, both with pants partly unzipped.
The Makati City government is recruiting teachers, teacher assistants or aides, and tutors to work with its innovative educational platform that seeks to ensure continuous learning of students amid the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) health crisis.
The Department of Education (DepEd) on Monday reported that 22,437,559 learners have enrolled in public and private schools nationwide for the academic year 2020-2021.
University of the Philippines sociology professor Randy David believes President Rodrigo Duterte is asking for the moon when he declared that life in the Philippines will be back to normal by December this year due to the supposed arrival of a COVID-19 vaccine.
The Diocese of Novaliches in Quezon City on Friday decided not to allow its 50 seminarians to go back due to the risks posed by the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19).
The United States announced Friday it will not take in any new foreign students seeking online-only study, after rescinding a hotly contested order to expel those already here and preparing for that because of the pandemic.