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Distance Learning in Secondary School of Zone 3, Division of Zambales, Philippines: Parents’ Experiences

Junerey F. Bactad, Marilyn M. Gutierrez, Leila L. Ravana, Marie Fe D. de Guzman,
1 : Philippine Merchant Marine Academy, San Narciso, Zambales Philippines ; 2, 3, 4* : Graduate School, President Ramon Magsaysay State University (PRMSU), Iba, Zambales, Philippines

Background/Objectives: The research was an investigation of the experiences of parents on distance/remote learning during the COVID19 Pandemic time. The respondents were 309 parents of grade 10 students enrolled in Secondary School of Zone 3, Division of Zambales, Philippines. It was conducted on the 4th Quarter for the school year 2020-2021. Methods/Statistical analysis: This study employed a descriptive research method with the survey questionnaire as the research instrument. The statistical treatment of this study utilized a descriptive statistical tools such as percentage and mean and ANOVA was the inferential statistics used. All the data obtained from the instrument were tallied, tabulated, analyzed and interpreted accordingly. Findings: Results revealed that the respondents are female parents, finished secondary level of education, self-employed and are low income earners. The parents are home teachers during the distance/remote learning in COVID19 pandemic time. The ANOVA computation result showed a significant difference on the perceived level of agreement of parent-respondents on their experiences as to care-giving responsibility when grouped according to highest educational attainment. There is significant difference on the perception of experiences as to accomplishing modules when grouped according to highest educational attainment and occupation. There is significant difference on the perception of experiences as to parental distress when grouped according to sex, highest educational attainment and occupation. There is significant difference on the perception of experiences as to children’s wellbeing when grouped according to highest educational attainment, occupation and monthly income. A plan was proposed in order for the parents to cope with the challenges faced in distance/remote learning during the COVID19 Pandemic. Improvements/Applications: Proposed to heads of public secondary schools the prepared Plan in order for the parents to cope with the challenges faced in distance/remote learning during the COVID19 Pandemic. Future researchers may conduct a follow up study on parents’ experiences as to how they cope, counter and provide solutions on the negative effects of on children’s education during pandemic.

Junerey F. Bactad,Marilyn M. Gutierrez,Leila L. Ravana,Marie Fe D. de Guzman."Distance Learning in Secondary School of Zone 3, Division of Zambales, Philippines: Parents’ Experiences". International Journal of Computer Engineering In Research Trends (IJCERT) , ISSN:2349-7084,Vol.8, Issue 08,pp.129-139, August - 2021, URL :,

Keywords : Distance Learning, Parents’ Experiences, Public Secondary School, COVID19 Pandemic

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