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DepEd says the latest update for allowing teachers not to report on-site from May 2-13: Teachers will appreciate it

DepEd says the latest update for allowing teachers not to report on-site from May 2-13: Teachers will appreciate it.

According to the most recent bulletin, teachers do not need to report on-site from May 2 to 13. Teachers who did not serve in this year’s elections have a lot of work to do, even at home. Many tasks should require teachers to prepare for face-to-face classes.

The Department of Education (DepEd) on Friday, April 29, 2022, approved the recommendation of Regional Directors and Field Operations to allow teachers not to report on-site from May 2 to 13.

Education Secretary Leonor Briones, during the joint Execom-Marcom meeting held Friday, approved the recommendation of the Regional Directors and Division Superintendents raised through the Governance and Operations Strand to allow teachers not to report on-site from May 2 to 13, considering the “best interest of the service and the teaching force”.

On April 18, DepEd announced the suspension of classes in public schools to help prepare for the activities related to upcoming elections. Here is the official statement of the Department of Education. DepEd approves the recommendation of Regional Directors and Field Operations to allow teachers not to report on-site from May 2 to 13.

April 29, 2022- The DepEd Secretary, during the joint Exacom-Mancom meeting held on Friday, considering the best interests of the service and of the teaching force, approved the recommendation of the Regional Directors and Division Superintendents raised through the Governance and Operations Strand, to allow teachers not to report on-site on May 2 to 13 upon the following grounds:

  1. The majority of the teachers, numbering more than 640,000, are expected to serve in the May 9 national and local elections.
  2. Teachers and schools are making preparations for election activities and polling places before Election Day. There will also be immediate post-election activities in the schools and by the teachers who will serve in the elections.

Teachers not serving in the elections shall continue to attend to tasks including the accomplishment of school forms, preparation of instructional materials, preparation of learning plans, and evaluation of learners’ outputs/portfolios during the period. The Secretary instructed the Governance and Operations and the Curriculum and Instruction strands to provide the appropriate guidance to field units to implement the decision. – Doki | Helpline PH

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