Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Top Stories

Editor's Pick

Bill eyes online textbook library 

Grade 1 students attend class at St. Mary Elementary School in Marikina City, June 20. — PHILIPPINE STAR/ WALTER BOLLOZOS

A SENATOR has filed a bill that will give students free access to digital learning materials to ensure learning continuity and bridge the gaps caused by a coronavirus pandemic.  

“While we return to face-to-face classes, our public libraries, one of the country’s pathways to educational resources, should remain pandemic-proof — ubiquitous and accessible — regardless of the geographical location and type of device used by the learners,” Senator Sherwin T. Gatchalian, who heads the education committee, said in a statement on Sunday. 

 Senate Bill 477 or the proposed Philippine Online Library Act requires the Department of Education (DepEd) to create digitized copies of all textbooks and reference books for elementary and high school students.  

The online library will be managed by DepEd and the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT). 

DepEd and the National Library of the Philippines will have joint custody over the digitized textbooks. 

Mr. Gatchalian cited a 2021 World Bank survey that showed 95.5% of low-income households used paper-based learning modules and materials during remote learning amid the pandemic. — Alyssa Nicole O. Tan 

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You May Also Like

Editor's Pick

The Board of Investments (BoI) has cleared Sinoma Energy Conservation (Cebu) Waste Heat Recovery Co. Inc. to serve as the operator of a 4.5-megawatt...


At a time when the world is battling to get through the dreaded coronavirus pandemic, protective face masks have come out to be the...


Few individuals can resist the temptation to try before they buy; therefore, it was only a matter of time until online casinos realized this...

Editor's Pick

BEWARE the “lessons of history” as drawn by charlatans, ignoramuses, or tyrants, for they will be daft, wrong, and possibly disastrous. The self-serving amateur...

Disclaimer:, its managers, its employees, and assigns (collectively “The Company”) do not make any guarantee or warranty about what is advertised above. Information provided by this website is for research purposes only and should not be considered as personalized financial advice.
The Company is not affiliated with, nor does it receive compensation from, any specific security. The Company is not registered or licensed by any governing body in any jurisdiction to give investing advice or provide investment recommendation. Any investments recommended here should be taken into consideration only after consulting with your investment advisor and after reviewing the prospectus or financial statements of the company.

Copyright © 2022 Secrets Of Richdads. All Rights Reserved.