St. Dominic College of Asia will be holding Distance Learning mode through the Home-Based Learning (HBL) program, for Academic Year 2020-2021, to ensure the welfare and safety of our students.
Online classes will be done in face-to-face and offline mode, considering the age and readiness of the student. This is made possible through our appropriate Learning Management Systems (LMS) for online content, student records, and communication. Pre-schoolers and elementary learners will use GENYO for their LMS and junior high schoolers will use QUIPPER. It will be further enriched by teacher-created and curated content. Through this, students may download and work on their activities offline.
Through QUIPPER and GENYO, students can:
As part of our advocacy for a Dominican holistic education and approach, the school will continue nurturing each student's psycho-emotional health through our Wellness program. This includes holding online retreats and webinars. SDCA will also continue to hold Activity Program (contests and competitions) through digital platforms. Activity days will be held on selected Fridays all done online.
To continue the strong home-school partnership, SDCA will provide orientation, training, and support to our parents and guardians especially on this new normal. The school will also initiate Parent Support Hotline to listen to concerns and feedbacks. Being PEAC certified, Dominican students who are ESC recipient may still be reduced with P9,000 on their fees.
This may be a challenging academic year ahead of us, but SDCA is ready to take the challenge. Teachers are properly trained in the use of technology for effective learning, using the Most Essential Learning Competencies. Activities are well thought out and goes beyond mere busywork, focusing on the 21st Century Skills of critical thinking, creativity, collaboration, and communication.
Our online and on-site enrolment is still open. For online enrolment, applicants may visit the SDCA Facebook page for more information or visit the school from Monday to Friday, 9am-4pm for on-site enrolment. Experience the SDCA Perfect Vision 2020: Education Beyond Borders!
As we take on a new chapter caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, St. Dominic College of Asia is challenged to go beyond the ordinary. The management had several meetings to discuss how SDCA can deliver more than what is expected while providing quality and revolutionized education.
SDCA, being a dynamic and proactive institution, has seen an opportunity to go beyond borders by offering new methods in teaching and breaking the barriers. For this academic year, SDCA is fully embracing digital transformation with the help of our advanced Learning Management Systems (LMS) that are most capable to connect our students and teachers.
Pre-school and elementary students will be using Genyo, while our junior high school and senior high school will be using Quipper.
With GENYO and QUIPPER, students can:
Meanwhile, SDCA Higher Education and Graduate Studies, students will be using Blackboard. Blackboard is the largest education technology and services company in the world. With Blackboard, students can stay organized, receive curated notifications about their courses, view course content and track progress, and personalize their learning experience that fits their needs and learning preferences. It also enables face-to-face online learning anytime and anywhere, with any computer and mobile devices.
SDCA has been on top of the game in digital transformation in Cavite province, and we continue to innovate new systems that are useful for our stakeholders.
SDCA instructors were trained with our Learning Management Systems to ensure that students get the best quality education.
As we press on digital learning, we now open our doors for Filipinos and foreign students residing abroad. SDCA will now open schedules dedicated to international classes with the help of our industry-seasoned faculty.
This academic year may be different and challenging, and SDCA is ready with the new normal in education, BEYOND BORDERS!
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