Some parents are gladly to know that DepEd Secretary and Vice President Sara Z. Duterte announces the Mandatory Face-to-Face classes in all Public and Private Schools will begin in November 2 of this year 2022. Addresses to learning loss.

VP Duterte made the statement despite calls for reconsiderations due to the risks from the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) and the short vacation of teachers for the next school year.

The vice president noted that schools still have until Oct. 31 to prepare for the full transition to an in-person class setup.

“For August 22 until October 31, options are indicated in our Department Order. First is the five-day in-person classes. Secondly, the blended modality. This is where [schools may opt to do] three days in-person [classes] and then two days remote, or distance learning. And then after they can shift to four days of in-person classes and one-day distance learning. Or they can mix up,” she said in mixed English and Filipino.

Every students should wore facemask, use the sanitizer and keep on social distancing. Every students are having a top-notch excitement to see their classmate where they have to meet only in the screen from the past three years.

Philippine News Agency (PNA), Mandatory in-person classes to push through, says VP Sara by Stephanie Sevillano, July 2022.