#WalangPasok Trends on Twitter, Here’s Why
#WalangPasok becomes one of the most trending topics on Twitter, will there still be class suspensions for online classes?
The Department of Education plans to implement the online learning system amid the coronavirus pandemic. The distance learning aims to prevent the possible exposure of both teachers and students to the coronavirus disease.
Unfortunately, a lot of senior high school and college students are struggling with online learning due to the lack of gadgets and unstable internet connection. Several teachers were also struggling to cope with using modern technology and gadgets.
However, will there still be class suspensions during inclement weather conditions or whenever typhoon hits some parts of the country? Education Undersecretary Diosdado San Antonio said that class suspension in still possible in the areas where there is power outage.
“Ako personally, ang tingin ko dapat walang pasok sa araw ng bagyo o ‘yung nagre-restore pa [ng kuryente], pero hindi kasing haba ng dati,” Antonio said in a statement.
#WalangPasok also trends on Twitter as some online learners call for cancellation of classes due to the poor internet connection.
The online community expressed their reactions to the topic:
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