Two schools in Taguig City took part in the pilot implementation of face-to-face classes in Metro Manila on Monday, 6 December.
Sen. Renato Companero Cayetano Memorial Science & Technology High School and Ricardo P. Cruz Elementary School were among the 28 schools covered by in-person classes.
Under the guidelines issued by the Department of Education (DepEd), senior high school students in Cayetano will stay for four and a half hours. At least 15 students availed of the face-to-face classes.
On the other hand, at least 12 pupils in Kinder and 16 each for Grade 1, 2 and 3 are allowed to participate in the three-hour face-to-face classes at Ricardo P. Cruz Elementary.
The management of Sen. Renato Cayetano Science & Technology High School will also provide free rides for students during the pilot face-to-face trial period.
On 17 November 2021, four private international schools in the city were granted permission by DepEd to start the in-person classes.