Tarhata S. Guiamalon1*, Sittie Almirah S. Alon² and Sofia U. Camsa³

1Assoc.Prof. Dr., Cotabato State University, Philippines,


2Teacher 1, Maslabeng Elementary School, Buluan District Maguinadano I Division, BARMM

³Teacher III, Datu Nakan Memorial Elementary School, Bagumbayan,

Sultan Kudarat Division, Region XII

*Corresponding Author


To give consideration of the learners in rural areas where the internet inaccessible for online learning, Modular Learning modality is currently used by all public schools in the Philippines. A modular earning is a form of distance learning that uses Self-Learning Modules (SLM) and is one of the highly convenient for most of the typical Filipino students. It was also the most preferred learning system of the majority of parents/guardians for their children. The SLM is based on the most essential learning competencies (MELCS) provided by the Department of Education. The study was conducted to determine the issues and concerns on the use of Modular Distance Learning Modality among teachers. Of the ten different public elementary schools within the district of Buluan, Dvision of Maguindanao I, It found out that teachers are well-oriented and prepared to perform their tasks and functions on modular distance learning education in times of pandemic. They also have enough trainings and skill development necessary to effectively and efficiently do their job. Parents/guardian can able to support their children in the new learning modality but some of them are hampered because of incapability of facilitating and explaining the modules provided for their children. The study shows the elementary schools have given sufficient funds and resources and it is utilized in its proper allocation. These schools were located at Buluan where strategically located in the southern tip of the Maguindanao Province of Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM). It is composed of seven barangays occupying a total land area of 69,950 hectares. It has a substantial share of the famous Buluan Lake.

Keywords: Modular Distance Learning, Learning Modality, Teachers Issues and Concern


DOI: https://doi.org/10.46529/socioint.202115

CITATION:Abstracts & Proceedings of SOCIOINT 2021- 8th International Conference on Education and Education of Social Sciences, 14-15 June 2021

ISBN: 978-605-06286-2-3