DepEd Guidelines on the Suspension of Classes During Typhoons

class suspension guidelines

Classes in affected areas are automatically suspended based on the PAGASA declared storm signals, while local government units (LGUs)—not the DepEd—decide on and announce class suspensions during calamities in the absence of a storm signal. The Department of Education (DepEd) reiterates this to guide parents and help ensure the safety of students in the event of typhoons, flooding, and other weather disturbances and calamities. Cancellation and suspension of classes are observed directly from the weather bulletins of the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA). Classes in the affected…