Home » DepEd » DepEd to simplify curriculum for SY 2020-2021 due to COVID-19
Are you looking for something?

DepEd to simplify curriculum for SY 2020-2021 due to COVID-19

DepEd to simplify curriculum for SY 2020-2021

The Department of Education (DepEd) is currently working to simplify the curriculum to prioritize only the “most essential” lessons for the adjusted schedule of the opening of classes. The start of classes for the next school year is still not official, as delays are expected due to the COVID-19.

Based on the interview on Dobol B sa News TV on Wednesday, DepEd Undersecretary Nepomuceno Malaluan said that the curriculum will be changed in light of the possible adjusted period of the School Year 2020-2021.

“Ang isang ginagawa ng aming Bureau of Curriculum  Development of Curriculum Instruction—kahapon lang nag-meeting kami with the Secretary—binabalangkas nila yung most essential learning competencies mula sa curriculum,” he said.

“In other words, ‘yung curriculum natin na malawak, ‘yan ang titignan kung ano ang most essential at ‘yan ang magiging prayoridad na i-deliver through various modalities,” he added.

Due to the threat of COVID-19, DepEd announced that classes may start in August instead of June, noting that the physical attendance of students depends on the Inter-Agency Task Force.

The department also eyes for different modes of teaching-learning as they have to consider the safety of students and teachers, as well as the continuity of the education program.

DepEd encourages students to continue their learning in June as they offer them to utilize DepEd Commons, an online educational platform supporting alternative learning modalities amid the enhanced community quarantine.

According to Malaluan, the DepEd Commons is somewhat a dry run for the resumption of class in August. Currently, it has 4,236,667 subscribers.

Aside from the online platform, DepEd is also looking for other modes of learning for those students who have no access to the internet.  

Source: GMA News

We will post more updates so keep visiting our website or you can also follow us in our social media accounts. For downloadable contents, you may follow this link: Downloadable Contents

TEACH PINAS is not affiliated, associated, endorsed by, or in any way officially connected to any government organization. All the information on this website is published in good faith and for general information purpose only. We, the admins/staff, do not claim any ownership of some content posted here unless otherwise stated. If you own rights to those and do not wish them to appear on this site, please contact us via e-mail: [email protected] and we will take necessary actions ASAP. TEACH PINAS does not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability, and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information you find on this website (, is strictly at your own risk. TEACH PINAS will not be liable for any losses and/or damages in connection with the use of our website. Read more...
Enter your email address below to get updates via email:

Add Comment

Click here to post a comment

error: Sorry, content is protected!