Deped, DOH: Teachers for pilot F2F classes must be vaxxed; in CV, only half of teachers jabbed

TEACHERS and non-teaching school personnel who will participate in the two-month pilot study on limited face-to-face classes in low-risk areas are expected to be fully vaccinated against coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), officials said Monday, September 27, 2021. In Central Visayas, however, only around half of the public school teachers are fully vaccinated so far, although […]

GBA Business School Under Edvantage Group Officially Founded, Further Expansion in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area

HONG KONG, Sep 15, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – Edvantage Group Holdings Limited (“Edvantage Group” or the “Group”, stock code: 0382.HK), the largest private higher education group in Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area (the “Greater Bay Area”), is pleased to announce that GBA Business School (the “School”) under the Group has been officially […]

1.9M students ‘return’ to school

THE classes for school year 2021-2022 in public basic education schools in the Philippines officially start Monday, Sept. 13, 2021 amid the Covid-19 pandemic, with nearly two million students in Central Visayas enrolled two days before the opening of classes. Some private schools in the region started ahead of Sept. 13. Department of Education (DepEd) […]

Zonta Club Cebu 1 starts search for TOPHSG

THE Zonta Club of Cebu 1 has launched its search for “Ten Outstanding Public High School Graduates (TOPHSG),” in cooperation with the Department of Education Cebu City Division Office as part of its advocacy to elevate womens’ rights to education in the Covid-19 pandemic. The 10 selected high school graduates will each be awarded with […]

Paref Springdale adopts online learning system

WHILE the school faces challenges in transitioning to online learning, Paref Springdale was able to overcome these through technology and collaboration between the school and the parents. Maintaining its rigorous standards through the years, Paref Springdale supplements its curriculum with web-based lessons, virtual experiments, online activities and assessments. This strategy lets the students acquire the […]

Spoken word tilt Victors bared

THE University of San Carlos Department of Communications, Linguistics and Literature (DCLL) in cooperation with Societatis Lingua Artes (Solares), the student organization of the department, conducted the DCLL-School of Arts and Sciences Spoken Word Poetry Competition online via Zoom on Thursday, April 15, 2021. According to the event organizer, Dr. Cindy Velasquez, the activity was […]

Palmares-Moises: Culinary Heart

M: We got this email from Heart, a consistent honor student since kindergarten. She excelled in sciences and math. She said it is most likely that she will graduate as class valedictorian. She wants to take up Culinary Arts. But people are discouraging her. They’re telling her she is too bright to be “just” a […]

Kidnapping, other charges filed against 2 teachers, 5 Lumads

CHARGES of kidnapping, serious illegal detention and qualified trafficking in persons were filed online Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021, against two Bakwit School teachers, three adult Lumad students and two Lumad elders. The charges were filed by the Philippine National Police Anti-Kidnapping Group (AKG) before the Davao del Norte Provincial Prosecutors’ Office in Tagum City during […]

U.S. CDC recommends schools reopen with masks and rigid health protocols

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday issued new guidance for U.S. schools to reopen, recommending universal mask-wearing and physical distancing as key COVID-19 mitigation strategies to get children back in the classroom quickly. The guidelines, which also emphasize the need for facility-cleaning, personal hygiene and contact tracing, are intended to give […]

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. […]