HIGHLIGHT: Teachers well prepared for distance learning, students say

62% of students surveyed from April 20-28, 2021 shared the opinion that teachers are prepared for the distance learning program, 20% of which remarked that teachers were extremely prepared.


Compared to other relevant institutions/groups, which included the Department of Education, local government, school administration, and one’s self and family, the teachers’ level of preparation as perceived by students was rated the most favorably.


In contrast, the results show that 17% of the student-respondents feel that they and their families are unprepared for the distance learning program.


See below for the full breakdown of the data. Full reports here.



Online Distance Learning Survey


Building on the firm’s initial survey about distance learning, iOptions Ventures conducted a follow-up study to evaluate the quality of the program after being implemented for two academic quarters. A separate survey was done for parents, teachers, and students in order to get a comprehensive understanding of the program from the different perspectives of the three groups.


The parents survey reached 6991 respondents, while the teachers and students had 4933 and 7178, respectively. All were conducted online from April 20-28, 2021. With convenience sampling employed for this survey, the researchers used Facebook as its main recruitment channel in order to reach the widest audience. In view of this, results from this online survey shall not be construed as representative of the Filipino population.