CNU makes sure no student fails this sem
Cebu Normal University (CNU) has adopted a unique modification to the mass promotion concept as it announced the ending of the current school semester through its Strategic Action amid Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Modified Academic Plan (MAP).
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“None of the students will be declared failed this semester, however, they are given the chance to comply [with their] academic requirements for one year,” Dr. Daisy Palompon, Vice President for Academic Affairs (VPAA) said.
“Faculty members can opt to use the midterm rating as basis for the final rating,” Palompon said as stated in the MAP for undergraduate and graduate studies.
Alternative assessments and home-based tasks given by the teachers can also be used in the computation of grades for all students.
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“Students need to have a report of rating at the end of the semester since this will have implications for their qualification in their future employment; moreover, there are students who are also aspiring for honors or are currently having their scholarships which require ratings as basis for the continuation of their privileges as scholars,” Palompon said.
“In [the usual] mass promotion, teachers will only report PASSED in the end-of-semester academic report of the students,” she said.
According to Mr. Elvin Ruiz, College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) faculty, ending the semester and having students comply with certain requirements instead of mass promoting students is the most appropriate decision. READ MORE…