Malayan Colleges Laguna offers hybrid flexible courses

This March 2022, Malayan Colleges Laguna, A Mapúa School launches the Hybrid Flexible “HyFlex” courses that allow students to choose whether to attend classes face-to-face or online synchronously or asynchronously. The hybrid flexible, or HyFlex, course format is an instructional approach that combines face-to-face (F2F) and online learning. Each class session and learning activity is […]

CHEd greenlights collegiate athletes’ face-to-face training

COLLEGIATE sports are back after a two-year pandemic hiatus. The Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) on Monday officially gave the green light to allow collegiate athletes to hold contact or face-to-face training, signaling the start of the school leagues that was shelved the past two years due to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). No less than […]

DepEd eyes additional 177 public schools for pilot face-to-face classes

The Department of Education (DepEd) will be adding more public schools to the list of schools included in the pilot implementation of face-to-face classes as active coronavirus cases continue to decline. DepEd Undersecretary Nepomuceno A. Malaluan said on Friday that they are considering adding 177 public schools to the program. “[The] DepEd and DoH (Department […]

Ched 7: Over 104K college students in Central Visayas vaxxed against Covid-19

THE Commission on Higher Education Central Visayas (Ched 7) reported on Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021 that more than 104,000 college students have already been vaccinated against Covid-19, or over 33 percent of the total 313,352 students in the region. Ched 7 Director Dr. Maximo Aljibe told SunStar Cebu that they are strengthening their vaccination campaign […]

5 more college programs get nod for f2f classes

LIMITED face-to-face classes have been allowed for five more college degree programs that require hands-on experience, but only in areas under modified general community quarantine (MGCQ), the Commission on Higher Education (Ched) announced. In a statement Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2021, officials of the University of San Jose-Recoletos (USJ-R) in Cebu City welcomed Ched’s new order. […]

Three Cebu schools chosen for face-to-face classes

A TOTAL of 626 students from three schools in Cebu Province will be accommodated in the pilot implementation of limited face-to-face classes. Department of Education (DepEd) Cebu Province Division Superintendent Marilyn Andales identified the schools as Luyong Baybay Elementary School in Bantayan town, Bantayan Island with 186 students, Basak Elementary School in Samboan town with […]

Remote learning seen eroding job competitiveness

THE suspension of face-to-face classes is depriving students of quality education, diminishing their prospects of landing high-paying jobs a year into the first class suspensions, the Philippine Business for Education (PBEd) said. In a statement Wednesday, PBEd Executive Director Love B. Basillote said the longer schools hold off from resuming physical classes, “the bigger the […]

2 Cebu HEIs approve face-to-face classes in MGCQ areas

TWO higher education institutions (HEIs) in Cebu that offer medical and allied health programs welcome the announcement of the Palace confirming that medical schools in areas under modified general community quarantine (MGCQ) status and similar HEIs in areas under GCQ with base hospitals that cater to Covid-19 patients can now gradually resume limited face-to-face classes. […]