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Pandemic is no match to gov’t effort in ensuring education continuity – VP Sara

Pandemic is no match to gov’t effort in ensuring education continuity – VP Sara

VICE President Sara Duterte-Carpio said that the pandemic was “no match” to the government’s effort in ensuring educational continuity and quality.

Duterte said determination and resiliency were important to the success of the education sector amid the pandemic.

“The pandemic was no match for the collective resolve of the Philippine government and all education stakeholders, who ensured that Filipino learners continue to have access to education,” she said in her speech during the 49th commencement exercises of the Emilio Aguinaldo College in Cavite,.

“You — the graduates, the parents, the school, the Emilio Aguinaldo College community — you embody Filipino resiliency and the indomitable will to overcome difficult times,” she added.

Sara reminded the graduates on the importance of being resilient.

“Life will never be easy. When faced with a problem, you sit down and think about the options and the solutions. Never give up,” she said.

“You are the living proof of our country’s first attempt at producing graduates with 21st-century education — equipped with life, career, learning and innovation, and communication and information technology skills,” she said.

“Hard work brought you here today, and hard work tags along with incredible opportunities that will bring pride and glory to you, your family, and your communities,” she added.

The Vice President asked the graduates to “serve, protect, and love our motherland.”