MANILA – A total of PHP300 million in subsidies and allowances have been allotted for displaced teachers and non-teaching personnel under the newly-enacted Bayanihan to Recover as One Act (Bayanihan 2), Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said Tuesday.
An official of the Department of Education (DepEd) on Wednesday dismissed calls for “academic freeze”, saying it is a “shortsighted” solution that could affect the entire educational system.
The P389-million budget for the rehabilitation of Manila Bay– including the dumping of white sand on its shores– could’ve been used to buy gadgets for students and teachers for blended learning, Education Secretary Leonor Briones said Monday (September 7).
The Indigenous People (IP) schools operated by the Department of Education (DepEd) in Surigao del Sur are now ready for the opening of classes this month.
A US university has launched an investigation after a professor admitted she had lied for years about being black and is in fact white — a stunning admission amid a tense national reckoning on race issues including cultural appropriation.
A photo of two girls so desperate for internet access to do online schoolwork that they sat outside a California Taco Bell fast food restaurant has spotlighted educational disparity caused by the “digital divide.”
As the first day of school approaches, New York’s poorest — often uninsured families — face a risky choice: send kids to school where they could contract coronavirus, or keep them home for online classes, potentially compromising their academic progress and preventing parents from working.
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.