DepEd-Antique gets P20M for schools’ blended learning

first_imgA teacher in Magtulis Elementary School in Barbaza, Antique discusses with her students during a class. The Department of Education in the province has received P20 million to use for the blended learning of its schools this year. MAGTULIS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL FB PAGE Beriong said they are still negotiating with other media outfits for a free channel or their monthly air time rate. SAN JOSE, Antique – The Provincial School Board has allocated P20 million for the blended learning of its schools for this school year 2020-2021. “I am happy that the Barbaza CATV is giving us a free channel,” she said. The modules that will be developed by the DepEd central office will be mass-produced for the 140,000 learners in this province, Beriong added. Department of Education (DepEd) in Antique division superintendent Felisa Beriong said blended learning will make use of learning modules and the mass media.“We will be purchasing two units of risograph which amounts to P1.4 million each for the mass reproduction of the modules,” she said on June 17.center_img Aside from the modules, the DepEd-Antique is working out with two cable televisions (CATV) and radio stations in this province for possible time slots where teachers could air their lessons. She said they have also initially procured P2 million worth of paper for the modular reproduction. According to Beriong, the risograph machines are brand new and can each reproduce 120 pages per minute with sorter and tucker. The DepEd-Antique superintendent added that they would need a small recording studio in their office since they will be producing learning materials for cable channels and radio.“DepEd will need P400,000 to put up the recording studio,” she said, noting this will be included in their request to the PSB for additional budget. (With a report from PNA/PN)last_img

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