Are you feeling anxious about your online classes? Does it feel like your mental load is too much? Do you feel that it is twice difficult to concentrate during online class? Feeling drained learning in front of the computer?
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.
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.
Taguig City Mayor Lino Cayetano recently completed the online course Expert Insights on Managing a Crisis, one of the courses offered in the learning platform of solutions provider Xplore Philippines Inc and Informatics College. Updating his knowledge on how to handle the crisis within an organization, Mayor Cayetano took the lead in taking a digital course under his government’s cyber schooling initiative.