Despite the effort to establish COVID-19 testing laboratories and the conduct of random testing in the city, Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio said the local government cannot do the mass testing yet.
As the country continues to face the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) pandemic with a number of cities and provinces placed under enhanced community quarantine, an alliance of student councils called for the immediate termination of the current semester, instead of pushing through with online classes or extending the semester.
The local city council approved on Tuesday the establishment of the City College of Davao (CCD) to cater to the less privileged which is targeted to open on August.
The country’s poor ranking in the recent Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) only validates the school problems that teachers have been raising.
Congress wants to stop teachers from giving homework. This sounds like a good proposal, except that this is a requirement of K to 12.
Xavier University (XU) welcomed the decision of the Supreme Court to suspend a former XU law professor following complaints of sexual harassment. The Catholic school terminated him from service when the controversy came to light in 2002.
University of the Philippines Mindanao achieved 100 percent passing rate again this year, while two students from the University of Mindanao (UM) earned spots in the top 10 in the recent architecture board exam of 2019.
A local legislator admits the need for more classrooms for public schools and teachers in the city as the number of enrollees has increased this year.
On the first day of this school year, the Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT) called anew for the increase in salary of public school teachers.
Another school year is set to open next week, but public schools were expected to struggle with same “age-old problems”.