No discrimination in vax policy for teachers handling face-to-face classes --- DepEd

1/20/2022 6:55:00 AM

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The DepEd on Thursday, Jan. 20, clarified that the policy requiring teachers to be vaccinated against COVID-19 before they are allowed to handle face-to-face classes was not meant to “unjustly discriminate” those who refuse to get the jab. READ:

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The Department of Education (DepEd) on Thursday, Jan. 20, clarified that the policy requiring teachers to be vaccinated against coronavirus disease (COVID-19) before they are allowed to handle face-to-face classes was not meant to “unjustly discriminate” those who refuse to get the jab.

(ALI VICOY / MANILA BULLETIN)Issuing a statement, DepEd reiterated that the government policy of requiring employees who work on-site — including teaching and non-teaching personnel involved in face-to-face classes and in-school activities — to be vaccinated is “being implemented as a way of preventing the spread of COVID-19 in schools and DepEd offices to protect learners, clients, and employees to the extent possible. ”

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Merlina Hernando-Malipot The Department of Education (DepEd) on Thursday, Jan.Joseph Jubelag TACURONG CITY – A ranking official of the Department of Education in Maguindanao was killed after he was waylaid Monday night, Jan.Students attend a dry run of limited face-to-face classes conducted by teachers at Filemon T.in the expansion of the limited face-to-face classes in basic education amid the pandemic.

20, clarified that the policy requiring teachers to be vaccinated against coronavirus disease (COVID-19) before they are allowed to handle face-to-face classes was not meant to “unjustly discriminate” those who refuse to get the jab. (ALI VICOY / MANILA BULLETIN) Issuing a statement, DepEd reiterated that the government policy of requiring employees who work on-site — including teaching and non-teaching personnel involved in face-to-face classes and in-school activities — to be vaccinated is “being implemented as a way of preventing the spread of COVID-19 in schools and DepEd offices to protect learners, clients, and employees to the extent possible. PLt. ” DepEd said that the policy, particularly the requirement for teachers, with non-teaching personnel, handling face-to-face classes and performing in-school functions/tasks to be vaccinated, has been approved by the Office of the President. Photo by Ernie Peñaredondo, The Philippine STAR The implementation of make-up classes is up to schools, an official of the Department of Education said on Tuesday, Jan. This, DepEd added, is also in line with the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) Resolution Nos. Joan Maganto, Tacurong City police chief, said Javier Kumandi, 55, Deped district supervisor in Pandag, Maguindanao, and was driving a Toyota Innova car together with wife Jeanine, 52 were on their way home when waylaid by unidentified gunmen aboard a sports utility vehicle (SUV) past 6 p. 148B and 149 series of 2021. Based on the evaluation conducted by the DepEd, the pilot implementation led to “satisfactory results and positive feedback” coming from learners, teachers, and parents.

DepEd is referring to the requirement for vaccination or negative Reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR result) or antigen test result (if RT-PCR capacity is insufficient) for employees working on-site, in areas that have sufficient supply of vaccines as determined by the National Vaccines Operation Center. along Purok Katilingban, Brgy. What is traditionally done is that class hours are extended per day, San Antonio said, and there should be adjustments in the local school calendar if additional or make-up classes will be done as indicated in DepEd’s memorandum. “The said policy does not and is not intended to unjustly discriminate against any DepEd employee who chooses not to be vaccinated,” the agency said. DepEd added that any employee who is not vaccinated is “treated fairly” as he/she remains obliged to render work and receive compensation based on applicable alternative work arrangements, and his/her work is not terminated on the sole ground of being unvaccinated, consistent with the above IATF Resolutions as well as Civil Service rules and regulations. Kumandi succumbed to multiple bullet wounds in the body while his wife was also injured. Consistent with national and international laws, DepEd assured that it will continue to respect the rights of every person while recognizing the duty of the State to promote public health and general welfare — which includes protection of the equal right of everyone to safety and health. 15 to 22, Calabarzon (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, Quezon province) from Jan. “Let it be assured that the DepEd, in the performance of its mandate to ensure access to, promote equity in, and improve the quality of basic education, puts in priority the best interest of the learners, as well as the welfare of its employees,” DepEd added. Last January 12, a former radio anchor, Jaynard Angles, was gunned down while tending to his vehicle being repaired at a car shop in Barangay New Carmen. Given this, DepEd also thanked the Department of Health (DOH) and the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) for “assisting us in developing a responsive operational guideline on face-to-face learning delivery.

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