DepEd Commons is an online educational platform created by the DepEd for public and private school teachers and learners which supports distance learning, and was being developed even before Covid-19 pandemic hit the country.
Google Philippines is urging Filipino educators to join this year’s Virtual Innovator Academy (VIA20), a global community of educators who advocates the use of technology to solve challenges around education.
Aside from Self-Learning Modules, the DepEd said it will also provide video sessions for learners with special needs.
The DepEd announced on Sunday, July 5, that it has secured the backing of the NTC to support television and radio-based learning delivery for the upcoming school year.
The DepEd said that while it is working to improve access of learners and schools to the Internet, online learning is only one option from the menu of learning delivery modalities to be used in the upcoming school year.
Lenovo Philippines has inked a tie-up with Microsoft for a digital transformation initiative on education, specifically for access to e-learning programs.
The NPC said it would continue to focus on the education sector as it makes up 17% of the breaches received in the first half of the year.
At a Senate hearing, Sen. Nancy Binay asked DepEd officials whether the agency had conducted school mapping to help identify which areas had the proper infrastructure to adopt new learning modalities such as online learning.