SOURCE: Press and Public Affairs Bureau
03 June 2020 06:48:40 PM
Soon, children will turn to government-owned television and radio networks for safe distance learning. In today’s joint hearing of the Committee on Metro Manila Development and Committee on Basic Education and Culture, chaired by Rep. Manuel Luis Lopez and Rep. Roman Romulo, respectively, the panel discussed House Bill 6922 which mandates said networks to function as the medium for education in the time of the COVID-19 pandemic. Education Undersecretary Nepomuceno Malaluan informed the panel about the plan of DepEd, PCOO and DICT to utilize the facilities of IBC 13 for a middle to long-term Television Learning Program. The plan, which will be presented to the President next month, is among the educational platforms being considered by government agencies.