Briones says entire education sector under ‘very intense’ pressure

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MANILA, Philippines — Education Secretary Leonor Briones on Monday lamented the constant criticism hounding the agency, saying that the whole education sector is under “very intense” pressure as the country shifts to distance learning amid the coronavirus pandemic.

It is not only the learners, but also teachers, Department of Education (DepEd) officials and executives, who are “suffering” with the challenges of adjusting to the new normal, Briones said in an online press briefing.

“It’s not only dealing with the physical dangers of pandemic, it’s dealing with the psychological requirements. Tapos you are surrounded by criticisms, you are surrounded by discouraging n…

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The Philippine Daily Inquirer, popularly known as the Inquirer, is an English-language newspaper in the Philippines. Founded in 1985, it is often regarded as the Philippines' newspaper of record.

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