DepEd Suspends Distance-Learning Activities For Almost 1 Week in Areas Affected by Typhoon Ulysses
WALANG PASOK – The Department of Education has suspended the distance-learning activities in typhoon-affected areas.
On Monday (November 16, 2020), the Education Department released a memorandum dated November 15, 2020 announced the cancelation of online learning activities for almost a week in provinces struck by Typhoon Ulysses.
Calabarzon region DepEd Officer director Wilfredo Cabral said that the suspension of distance learning starts from November 16 – 20, 2020 in Rizal.
The class suspension aims to give enough time to school personnel, faculty, students, and their families to recover from the devastating impact of the powerful typhoon. Several schools also suspend the learning activities in some schools due to the impassable roads and power outage.
“This (suspension) is to provide affected personnel, families and the learners [time] to recover from the devastating effects of the typhoon,” Cabral said
Here is the list of Rizal areas covered by the memorandum:
• San Mateo
• Baras – Pinugay
• Upland of Tanay
Here is the list of schools covered by the suspension of distance-learning activities in Antipolo City:
• Calawis Elementary School
• Kaysakat Elementary School
• San Joseph Elementary School
• Canumay Elementary School
• Libis Elementary School
• San Yisor Elementary School
• Apia Elementary School
• Paglitaw Elementary School
• Calawis National High School
• Kaysakat National High School
• Canumay National High School
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