Having a college diploma has always been the key for many young Filipinos to open doors of career opportunities. Generally, universities and colleges in the Philippines offer 4-year courses. Sadly, not everyone has the capacity to complete a 4-year degree course because of time and financial constraints. Many would start working after high school and set aside their dreams of going to college or universities.
Online education is certainly the new norm. While it poses some challenges for the learners, teachers, and even the parents, there are a lot of ways to succeed in distance learning. Students can design their own methods and system to get through with it successfully. The desire to receive quality education, no matter what mode, should motivate the learner to develop certain habits that will make online schooling work despite the challenges.
Life as a Senior High School student is surely not easy. Because your body and mind are not used to being stuck at home, getting on with life in the new normal can really feel weird and a little bit more challenging than usual. Add to your teenage burden the fact that, despite staying at home all day, you are expected to stay active during online classes, complete your schoolwork, and do your fair share of household chores.
With the end of the pandemic still nowhere in sight, many parents are left hanging when it comes to their children’s education. Should I delay my child’s schooling until the pandemic is over? What if I let my child pursue remote learning and he doesn’t cope? What if online schoolwork will be stressful for my child during this difficult time? While concerns over physical and mental health are valid, parents should also give importance to their children’s education and consider the many benefits they may miss if they skip school.
To complement their teaching expertise, Taguig City teachers are now using CAL Edison (Education Is Online), a Learning Management System (LMS) powered by international LMS provider Brightspace.