In Focus: Top Schools On Learning Under The New Normal With Edukasyon & Kumu

In Focus: Top Schools On Learning Under The New Normal With Edukasyon & Kumu

Online student portal, through a KUMU livestream, spearheaded a Q&A with various local school administrators to update students on academic operations in the new normal.

Hosted by Hanz Ponceca of’s Education Partnerships team, the first #EdukasyonAsks livestream discussion 'seated' representatives from Mapua Institute of Technology, Baliuag University, University of Cordillera, and Enderun Colleges in a round table discussion as a way to address the students’ most relevant concerns.

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First discussed at #EdukasyonAsks: The schools’ transitional plans to e-education, with the pandemic still temporarily forcing these institutions to discontinue face-to-face learning. This, as a new school year opens in August.

In response, the guest schools disclosed their e-education arrangements already set up before the lockdown.

For one, University of Cordillera shared it already carries learning management systems and online classes and modules for its flagship programs.

Baliuag University, which offers the most accredited programs in the country, said it also has e-education plans in place but with some adjustments in the works to meet the rise in demand and other considerations.

Mapua, a premier engineering and technological school, shared news on its improved and fully online platform complete with synchronous live/ interactive sessions and asynchronous sessions for students

Lastly, Enderun, known for its industry-specific programs with intensive internship placements, revealed a high level of student engagement on its online platform registering over 1,000 livestream sessions with 2,000 assignments only lately.

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The second part of #EdukasyonAsks tackled changes in the enrollment process considering all new limitations imposed.

All schools replied they are shifting entrance exams and enrollments to online, while keeping resident students industry-ready with their flexible online classes.

#EdukasyonAsks on KUMU aims to provide students a way to air their concerns through one collective voice addressing school authorities and administrators, while learning about available courses and recent developments in some of the country’s premier schools. Stay tuned on KUMU for more upcoming livestream discussions from #EdukasyonAsks and learn the latest news making the rounds in your schools.

KUMU is a powerful social media platform that brings the voices of Filipinos from all over the globe at the forefront. Aside from presenting users real-time earning opportunities as a live streamer, chances to win cash in various game shows, and engagement in campaigns, KUMU also fosters communities that ignite relevant discussions among Filipinos.

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