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The readiness of the teachers on the opening of classes and the way they address the problems they encounter are crucial especially in times of crisis like COVID-19. To dive into this issue, the researchers conducted a study with a focus on the readiness and problems encountered by teachers in Quezon Province on the opening of School Year 2020-2021. The aim of this research was also to propose an intervention scheme. The researchers used cluster sampling method in the study, employing the descriptive-quantitative method. The results revealed that the teachers possessed a positive outlook towards their profession and claimed that they are ready to perform their duties and responsibilities under the new normal engendered by the COVID-19 pandemic. This readiness was verbally expressed as " Ready" and is reflected in the overall mean score of 2.85. Meanwhile, the problems encountered by the teachers was verbally interpreted as "Not A Problem At All" as reflected by the overall mean score of 1.74. A concern was, however, shown on the reproduction of modules which affects and compromises the teacher’s time management.  Also, teachers seemed to be having a hard since their internet connection is not stable and not good enough to subscribe to online seminars and trainings which were both verbally interpreted as “Problem is Serious”. To address the serious problems encountered, the teachers may find the intervention scheme proposed in this paper. The scheme is purposely designed to resolve and overcome the problems encountered by the teachers particularly during the opening of classes due to the CoVid-19 pandemic.

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Covid-19 Teachers

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Borreo, R. A., & Alva, G. C. (2021). Readiness and Problems Encountered by Teachers in Quezon Province Due to Covid-19: Basis for an Intervention Scheme. CENTRAL ASIAN JOURNAL OF THEORETICAL & APPLIED SCIENCES, 2(11), 7-25. Retrieved from https://cajotas.centralasianstudies.org/index.php/CAJOTAS/article/view/265

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