Walang Pasok: March 6-12 Suspension of In-person Classes due to Transport Strike
Due to the planned transit strike of various transportation groups, the Department of Education (DepEd) has advised schools to cancel in-person classes and convert to distance learning the next week, March 6 to 12, 2023.
The transport strike will begin on March 6 at 7 a.m. with participants in Metro Manila, Central Luzon, Calabarzon, Bicol Region, and Cagayan de Oro. and will continue through March 12. “Tuloy ang tigil pasada” Valbuena, leader of Manibela. He said that they would end the strike only if the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) reversed its memorandum circular 2023-013, which required all traditional jeepney drivers and operators to join cooperatives.
As precautionary measure to expected difficulty in transportation during the strike, DepEd advises schools to implement alternative delivery modes of instruction rather than canceling the classes.
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Earlier on, Marikina Local Government Unit (LGU) first announced the suspension of In-person classes of schools for both public and private schools in the city. Schools must implement alternative teaching methods like online or modular classrooms.
Several universities around the nation have declared that they will temporarily switch their on-campus classes to online mode from March 6 to 12 due to the strike. Here is the list of universities, colleges, and schools that have separately announced temporary switching to alternative learning modes:
- Adamson University
- Assumption College San Lorenzo
- Ateneo de Manila University
- Cavite State University
- De La Salle University (Manila campus)
- Far Eastern University (Makati and Manila campuses)
- La Salle Green Hills
- Malayan Science
- Mapua University
- Polytechnic University of the Philippines
- San Sebastian College – Recoletos Manila
- University of the East
- University of the Philippines – Diliman
- University of Santo Tomas
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