Teachers are not required to report on Saturdays and Sundays – The Department of Education (DepEd) reiterates the implementation of Paragraph 12 of DepEd Order No. 7, s. 2020 or the School Calendar and Activities for School Year 2020-2021 which states that teachers will not be required to report for work and engage in teaching activities on Saturdays and Sundays.
REITERATION OF THE IMPLEMENTATION OF PARAGRAPH 12 OF DO NO. 7, S., 2020 ENTITLED SCHOOL CALENDAR AND ACTIVITIES FOR SCHOOL YEAR 2020-2021
1. The Department of Education (DepEd) previously issued DepEd Order No. 7, 2020 and DepEd Order No. 30 s, 2020 titled School Calendar and Activities for School Year 2020-2021 and Amendment to DepEd Order No. 007 s. 2020.
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2. In light of the current situation brought by the COVID-19 pandemic, paragraph 12 of DepEd Order No. 007, 5, 2020 has not been rescinded in DepEd Order No. 30, 5. 2020 which states that:
“Because of the compressed school year, the Secretary is authorizing the holding of Saturday classes through the conduct of distance learning activities to be undertaken by learners, pursuant to Republic Act No. 7797.
eligious considerations prohibit these Saturday activities, they shall be undertaken on Sundays. However, teachers will not be required to report for work and engage in teaching activities on Saturdays and Sundays
3. For more information, please contact the Office of the Director IV, Bureau of Learning Delivery, Department of Education Central Office through email address bidadadeped.gov.ph at telephone numbers (02) 8637-4346 and 8637-4347.
4. Immediate dissemination of this Memorandum is desired
Source: DepEd Philippines
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