CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Education (DepEd) presently can't seem to settle on the calls to stop the school year in the midst of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) danger.
Dr. Salustiano Jimenez, Central Visayas executive of DepEd, said the division's National Management Committee will meet on Wednesday, March 11, 2020, to talk about the worries looked by the training area, including the wellbeing risk.
"All the proposals from the distinctive LGUs (neighborhood government units) of Central Visayas are solidified and I will report it to the focal office during our National ManCom meeting," Jimenez said in a message answer to CDN Digital.
Jimenez, who went to the opening function of the National Festival of Talents (NFOT) in Ilagan City, Isabel on Tuesday, March 10, said they will decide during the gathering further activities that the office will be taking.
"An issuance will be discharged the soonest once there is a brought together understanding [or] choice," Jimenez said.
The Cebu Provincial Board spent on Monday, March 9, a goal requesting that the training authorities abbreviate the school year and receive measures like self-teaching.
In the goals created by seventh region Board Member Christopher Baricuatro, the PB said the measure would limit kids' danger of presentation.
Board Member Celestino Martinez III, in another goal, said that as opposed to approaching kids to go to classes for the rest of the school year, they should simply be given schoolwork, likewise to limit their presentation to dangers of the wellbeing risk.
School Year 2019 to 2020, in state-funded schools, is set to end on the main seven day stretch of April before the Holy Week.