Pilot Episode (College Department)
Faculty Training ft. Buwan ng Wika
Ms. Jeanine Charmaine Mantile, college teacher, featured the faculty training in preparation for the start of classes for school year 2020-2021.
Ms. Mantile reported that the “Faculty Training on Learning Continuity in Response to COVID-19″ was held on August 10 – 14 and 17 – 20, 2020. The 9-day training capacitated the teachers for remote learning implementation. The training includes familiarization on features of Microsoft 365 and exploring other online platforms for distanced learning such as Facebook, Messenger, and Google Meet.
Psychological orientation is also part of the training to help teachers support the students’ learning to further ensure that remote learning meets the needs of students for a safe and accessible way to continue learning.
Moreover, in the spirit of celebrating Buwan ng Wika with a theme “Ang mga Katutubong Wika sa Maka-Filipinong Bayanihan Kontra Pandemya”, students changed their changed their profile pictures on Facebook using a frame depicting their advocacy for Filipino language.
She mentioned how the changes and challenges brought by COVID-19 affected the lives of people all over the world. She emphasized that even with the pandemic, Midway Colleges continues to find ways to carry on.