Journal of Pedagogical Sociology and Psychology
Spearheading education during the COVID-19 rife: Administrators’ level of digital competence and schools’ readiness on distance learning
John Mark R. Asio 1 * , Shallimar A. Bayucca 2
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1 Gordon College, Philippines
2 Department of Education, Division of Meycauayan City, Bulacan, Philippines
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Journal of Pedagogical Sociology and Psychology, 2021 - Volume 3 Issue 1, pp. 19-26
https://doi.org/10.33902/JPSP.2021364728

Article Type: Research Article

Published Online: 01 Dec 2020

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ABSTRACT
The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic changed the course of delivering quality education to learners. This study analyzed the level of digital competence of school administrators, the readiness of schools, and perceived challenges on the delivery of distance learning. Using a descriptive research design, the researchers used an online survey to gather pertinent data for the study. Thirty-six (36) administrators took part in the online survey using universal sampling from a school division in the province of Bulacan, Philippines. The researchers created an online research instrument and subjected it to validation before the actual administration. After data gathering, the researchers encoded and tabulated the data. This study used the following statistical tools to analyze the data: frequency, percentage, and rank. The study found that the administrators have varied results on the aspect of digital competence based on the statistical analysis. In terms of school readiness on distance learning, the schools were not yet ready to implement a distance learning scheme. For the perceived challenges, internet connection/ connectivity is the primary concern. Other challenges involve preparation, competencies, funding, and devices for distance learning. Based on the result of the study, the researchers provided some essential recommendations for the administrators, teachers, and other stakeholders.
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In-text citation: (Asio & Bayucca, 2021)
Reference: Asio, J. M. R., & Bayucca, S. A. (2021). Spearheading education during the COVID-19 rife: Administrators’ level of digital competence and schools’ readiness on distance learning. Journal of Pedagogical Sociology and Psychology, 3(1), 19-26. https://doi.org/10.33902/JPSP.2021364728
In-text citation: (1), (2), (3), etc.
Reference: Asio JMR, Bayucca SA. Spearheading education during the COVID-19 rife: Administrators’ level of digital competence and schools’ readiness on distance learning. Journal of Pedagogical Sociology and Psychology. 2021;3(1), 19-26. https://doi.org/10.33902/JPSP.2021364728
In-text citation: (1), (2), (3), etc.
Reference: Asio JMR, Bayucca SA. Spearheading education during the COVID-19 rife: Administrators’ level of digital competence and schools’ readiness on distance learning. Journal of Pedagogical Sociology and Psychology. 2021;3(1):19-26. https://doi.org/10.33902/JPSP.2021364728
In-text citation: (Asio and Bayucca, 2021)
Reference: Asio, John Mark R., and Shallimar A. Bayucca. "Spearheading education during the COVID-19 rife: Administrators’ level of digital competence and schools’ readiness on distance learning". Journal of Pedagogical Sociology and Psychology 2021 3 no. 1 (2021): 19-26. https://doi.org/10.33902/JPSP.2021364728
In-text citation: (Asio and Bayucca, 2021)
Reference: Asio, J. M. R., and Bayucca, S. A. (2021). Spearheading education during the COVID-19 rife: Administrators’ level of digital competence and schools’ readiness on distance learning. Journal of Pedagogical Sociology and Psychology, 3(1), pp. 19-26. https://doi.org/10.33902/JPSP.2021364728
In-text citation: (Asio and Bayucca, 2021)
Reference: Asio, John Mark R. et al. "Spearheading education during the COVID-19 rife: Administrators’ level of digital competence and schools’ readiness on distance learning". Journal of Pedagogical Sociology and Psychology, vol. 3, no. 1, 2021, pp. 19-26. https://doi.org/10.33902/JPSP.2021364728
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