Academic freeze? Palace, CHEd say no

Academic freeze? Palace, CHEd say no

Malacañang on Tuesday nixed calls for the implementation of a nationwide academic break due to the disruptions caused by recent typhoons to the education sector, citing flexibility of the modular learning framework.Palace spokesman Harry Roque said there was no need...
For kids in special education, lockdown learning a must

For kids in special education, lockdown learning a must

By Winona SadiaPhilippine Center for Investigative Journalism Learners with special education needs require face-to-face instruction but are vulnerable to the coronavirus disease. Parents and teachers have no choice but to make distance learning work. Elena Elpedez...
Will distance learning work? Parents, teachers not so sure

Will distance learning work? Parents, teachers not so sure

By Winona SadiaPhilippine Center for Investigative Journalism Lack of gadgets, internet connections and training pose major problems for the Department of Education when school opens on Oct. 5.Is an ‘academic freeze’ warranted? A building in Buso-Buso Elementary...