We cannot repudiate or hide the fear, anxiety, struggles and adjustments brought by COVID-19. The spread of Corona Virus stopped and altered our way of living and all our activities. It also created huge impact and changes in businesses, tourism, services, and educational systems worldwide, and safety became everyone’s outmost priority.
Along with the Russian journalist Dmitry Muratov, Rappler CEO, Maria Ressa have awarded the prestigious Nobel Peace Prize for their outstanding effort in the safeguard of the freedom of expression; shaping democracy through unveiling the balance of truthful and independent journalism.
In the context of our present days, we are facing the most pressing challenges in improving educational system and practices, and we need to be able to get along with it. Educational leaders should make some improvements and innovations as these provide big impact and contribute greatly to national development…
In spite of all these undertakings, there still has that longing and desire for the learners to feel that they are studying and attending classes in actual classrooms in school and not in their bedroom, kitchen, receiving area or even at the verandas. They even stated during interviews that they missed their classrooms in school.
Months have passed and there are still many confirmed cases found in different parts of the country despite the lockdown initiated by the government and the continuous reminder of wearing face masks, face shields, hand sanitation and disinfection, and avoiding mass gatherings.
In this time of the pandemic, helpfulness and supportiveness is very visible to everyone especially to those individuals who are passionate about providing proper education to children. There are individuals who would donate much from having the least.
For the past year, months, and days most of the countries around the world lived with fear, anxiety, and grief due to loss of lives caused by the pandemic. Different sectors of the economy were forced to shut down which caused unemployment to many of our fellow Filipinos. (by Mr. Rodel Danganan)