8.5 million learners have enrolled in SY 2021-2022, according to DepEd – Manila Bulletin
As it adopts improved distance enrollment for the 2021-2022 school year (SY), the Ministry of Education (DepEd) announced on Wednesday August 25 that it had reached over 8.5 million enrollments. nowadays.
Based on the latest enrollment data released by the agency, the total number enrolled in formal basic education nationwide is 8,557,205.
– Merlina Hernando-Malipot (@MB_InaHernando) 25 August 2021
Enrollment data covered both public and private schools, including higher education institutions (HEIs) that provide basic education.
DepEd began regular registrations on August 16th. These will be held until September 13 or the first day of classes for SY 2021-2022.
Based on the Learner Information System (LIS) Rapid Account data, there are 3,793,166 learners enrolled in public schools; 201,147 learners in private schools; and 5,565 at state universities and colleges / local universities and colleges (SUC / LUC) nationwide.
As of August 16, there are 3,999,787 enrolled in all levels of basic education.
Based on the same data, Region IV-A has the highest number of registrants 1,430,535. It was followed by Region III with 829,624 and the National Capital Region (NCR) with 815,857.
The latest enrollment data from DepEd included the number of learners who participated in the early enrollment held from March to May of this year.
DepEd said there were 4,557,327 new Kindergarten, Grades 7 and 11 students who registered early for SY 2021-2022.
To ensure the safety of teachers, parents and learners amid the current coronavirus disease (COVID-19) situation in the country, DepEd said a remote registration system should be in place in schools. areas subject to more stringent community quarantine classifications.
Schools were invited to use various platforms to ensure that registration would be accessible to as many stakeholders as possible. Parents and guardians can send text messages, calls, emails and messages online to enroll their children.
Safety first: DepEd asks parents to use other means available during registration
DepEd said limited physical submission of entry forms may be permitted in low-risk areas as long as guidelines established by the Interagency Working Group on Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID), the President’s Office and the Department of Health (DOH) are complied with.
DepEd hopes to “match” the same number of registrations as last year, but …
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