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To: Commission on Higher Education (CHEd), PUP Administration

No To Online Classes and Uphold Quality Education - Polytechnic University of the Philippines

No To Online Classes and Uphold Quality Education - Polytechnic University of the Philippines

Amidst the current national situation of the Philippines dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, not all students have the luxury of participating in online modes of learning (e.g. lack of gadgets, stable internet access, shelter). Not everyone can afford heealthcare and exercise education rights, thus, we would like to:

1. Suspend alternative learning systems until physical classes are encouraged.
(e.g. online classes, summer classes, Internship and the likes)

2. Provide efficient psychological services to University stakeholders,

3. Take into consideration the welfare and capacity of students, faculty, and employees in formulating new adjustments on academic institutions

4. Draft a flexible academic calendar in accordance to students' capacity

5. Prioritize public health and uphold quality education all the time

Why is this important?

In these trying times, recovery on a national scale should be our top priority. This includes everyones mental and physical capacity. We call on the Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) and the PUP Administration to invoke an alternative education system that does not compromise quality and does not further create wider gap in achieving education for all.


Reasons for signing

  • 3. Not everyone is financially stable for a strong Wi-Fi or Internet, nor to afford a computer 4. Students purpose can make a big impact into just passing instead of actually learning 5. We are all adapting to cheat and share answers and rely on our computers net, we really don't learn and this is a massive negative change, Philippines has done to our education system. 6. Face to Face is better because we students will be able to interact, communicate and bond.
  • 1. This is extremely bad for those who have personal matters at home that involves toxic and abusive household. 2. No one is physically active anymore, when we all spend time with so much radiation on computers and cellphones.
  • My mental health is bad. It was so hard trying to get better but at the same time losing myself because of the class. It had affect my relationship with my parents. It had gone bad. It was so hard. Please stop this. My anxiety and depression is draining ne so bad. I want to take a rest but my parents wont let me because I will be left out. Please stop this...

Updates

2020-05-27 18:40:02 +0800

1,000 signatures reached

2020-05-22 10:38:22 +0800

500 signatures reached

2020-05-13 22:42:05 +0800

100 signatures reached

2020-05-13 21:44:17 +0800

50 signatures reached

2020-05-13 21:22:13 +0800

25 signatures reached

2020-05-13 21:06:36 +0800

10 signatures reached