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DepEd: Printed materials or modules for students will be ready by August

DepEd: Printed materials or modules for students will be ready by August

Department of Education announced that printed materials or modules will be ready before the classes officially start on August 24.

According to Education Secretary Leonor Briones, in an online press conference, DepEd has prepared printed learning materials for students who have no internet access.

Briones explained that modules will be delivered directly to the homes of students or it can be picked up by parents in a designated area, “Printed modules are prepared for learners who have limited access or have absolutely no access to the Internet and digital services,” Briones added.

Currently, DepEd’s units are busy preparing the self-learning modules for all subjects and grade levels. “Our commitment is for all the required self-learning modules for the first quarter of SY 2020-2021 to be ready by the beginning of August,” DepEd said.

Briones explained that DepEd’s regional offices are currently “refining their contextualized” Learning Continuity Plans (LCPs) and conducting their localized dry-runs or simulations.

On the other hand, Usec Nepomuceno Malaluan said that a “Learning Resources and Platforms Committee has been crafted wherein all concerned strands are represented to ensure the availability of learning resources and engagement of required delivery platforms or technologies”.

DepEd said it is also formulating for a dry-run by the first week of August to “demonstrate how blended learning will actually proceed.”

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