Tag Archives: face-to-face classes

DepEd eyes Nov. 2 start of mandatory in-person classes

The Department of Education (DepEd) said Tuesday that mandatory classes for all public and private schools nationwide will start by November 2, to ensure educational recovery in the country.In a virtual press briefing, DepEd Undersecretary Epimaco Densing III said schools will be given… Read More

Marcos supports review of curriculum to address jobs mismatch

 July 12, 2022, 7:21 pm

MANILA – President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. is fully supportive of proposals to look at the country’s education curriculum in order to equip students with skills required by different industries and address the existing job mismatch.In a statement, Press Secretary… Read More


DepEd eyes full F2F classes by November

Vice President and Education chief Sara Duterte plans to implement full face-to-face classes by November, President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. said on Tuesday.

In a press briefing, he said Duterte announced her plan during their first executive meeting.”First example of that, was Inday… Read More

Marcos wants to step up vax drive vs. Covid-19

President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. on Tuesday announced his plan to ramp up the vaccination drive against the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) amid the spike in infections.Marcos, in a media interview, said his administration would step up its efforts to encourage Filipinos,… Read More


Santo Tomas Mayor Ernesto “Tatay Erning” Evangelista issues Executive Order No. 19, series of 2022, an Order imposing no objections to all requests for face-to-face classes from basic education to tertiary education in all private and public schools in the Municipality of Santo Tomas, Davao del Norte.

The order, however, emphasized the strict adherence to the minimum public health standards (MPHS) especially in schools, including the use of face masks and the observance of physical distancing.

It further emphasized that guidelines from the Department of Education (Deped), Commission on Higher Education (CHED) and other government agencies must also be followed by the concerned academic institutions.

Duterte confident Department of Education’s (DepEd) ready for face-to-face classes

President sees need for resumption of F2F classes

  President Rodrigo Duterte agreed on Friday that the resumption of face-to-face (F2F) classes is vital in restoring normalcy to the country amid the prevailing coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic.This was after Duterte expressed confidence in the Department of… Read More

Red Cross backs DepEd as pilot F2F classes begin on Nov. 15

As the active ally of the government, the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) supports the Department of Education (DepEd) in the conduct of the limited face-to-face classes in over 100 schools nationwide.

The humanitarian organization has provided guides to teach parents, guardians, and teachers on how students can stay safe as they return to schools for limited face-to-face classes beginning Nov. 15.

“As we continue to take a proactive approach in responding to Covid-19, we must keep everyone safe especially now with the opening of face-to-face classes,” PRC Chairman and CEO Senator Dick Gordon in a news release on Sunday.

“It is a must to remind everyone to keep practicing proper protocols on a daily basis to help prevent the spread of the virus. Only together we can have the power to curb the ongoing pandemic,” he added.

The PRC is currently supporting schools Ilocos Norte, Quezon, Pangasinan, Zambales, Masbate, Aklan, Antique, Sorsogon, Albay, Camarines Sur, Samar, Leyte, Cebu, Bukidnon, Misamis Oriental, Lanao del Norte, Zamboanga del Sur, Zamboanga Sibugay, North Cotabato, South Cotabato, Davao del Sur, Davao de Oro, and Surigao del Norte. (PR)