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Temporary Suspension of Class Observation to All Teachers in All Grade Levels

Temporary Suspension of Class Observation to All Teachers in All Grade Levels

The Department of Education Bicol Region temporarily suspended class observation to all teachers in all level in their region. 

Bicol Regional Director Gilbert Sadsad said that although DepEd has an order to head teachers who need to monitor the implementation of the 8-week learning recovery curriculum, especially in Grade 1 to 3, the monitoring must be focused on gathering feedback and resolving issues faced by teachers and giving technical assistance as needed.

Sadsad ordered that formal class observations with the purpose of rating teachers at all levels temporarily suspended until October 31, 2022 for this reason.

Read the memorandum for more details.

1. As schools in the Region adjust to the implementation of the 8-Week Learning Recovery Curriculum in Grades 1 to 3, together with the transition to in-person classes in other grade levels; this Office reiterates the need to assist the teachers as they manage the classrooms and implement instructional techniques to ensure maximized learning and recovery of learning loss.

2. And while regional and division monitoring are highly encouraged, and school heads are also given instructions to closely monitor and supervise the teaching and learning process in all grade levels, most especially in Grades 1 to 3 as Region V pilot-implements the 8-Week Learning Recovery Curriculum; the intention of such visits should be focused on gathering feedback, resolving issues encountered by teachers and providing technical assistance, as needed or requested.

3. Relevant to this, formal classroom observation with the intention to rate the teachers in all grade levels is hereby suspended until October 31, 2022.

4. For wide dissemination and strict compliance.