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Enrollment begins August 16; Classes start September 13

School Year 2021-2022 to begin on Monday, September 13

MANILA – In accordance with President Rodrigo Duterte’s decision to begin the school year 2021-2022, the Department of Education (DepEd) has finalized the School Calendar which will still have blended learning approach in the delivery of basic education.

In a statement, the DepEd said the opening date for the coming school year is on Monday, September 13,2021 and will end on June 24,2022 with a total of 209 school days according to Republic Act 7797 (An Act to Lengthen the School Calendar from Two Hundred (200) Days to Not More Than Two Hundred Twenty (220) Class Days).

The conduct of face-to-face classes, whether in partial or full-scale, will not be allowed unless permitted by the Chief Executive.

Regular enrollment begins on Monday, August 16 until September 13,2021 while Christmas Break will begin on December 30 and the resumption of classes will be on January 3,2022.

The DepEd statement added they will continue to learn and innovate from the past year of dealing with the global crisis.

“As we face another school year under the so-called “new normal”, we, together with our partners, local government units, and other education stakeholders, we will strive to ensure education continuity through the implementation of the Basic Education – Learning Continuity Plan (BE – LCP) and the strengthening of our campaign for quality education, Sulong Edukalidad, which we started even before the onset of the pandemic,” the DepEd statement concluded. (Melo M. Acuña)

File Photos of Navotas Elementary School and Ramon Magsaysay High School. (Melo M. Acuna)

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