COVID-19


Southville Honors Its Frontliners in Celebration of the Philippine Independence Day



Southville Honors Its Frontliners in Celebration of the Philippine Independence Day

In celebration of the Philippine Independence Day, we reached out to alumni, parents, and partners making up the Southville community who are braving communal responsibilities respective of their profession and accountability. We highlight five of the key industries battling the COVID-19 pandemic as we honor our worldwide frontliners rising in the face of adversity, the pride of Southville. 

Discrimination is heavily fought by practitioners in the Primary Care while people in the Public Service are on the lookout 24/7 to keep everyone provided with basic necessities indoors, ensuring safety and order in all communities. Monitoring information risk and hazard in … [Read more]

#NEWNORMAL: Is This Psychologically Normal?



#NEWNORMAL: Is This Psychologically Normal?

“BEFORE, DURING, and AFTER the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ), mental health has been an aspect that practitioners need to attend to,” said Mr. Ruel Cajili, Southville College of Psychology Dean. The progressing crisis stipulates a permanent impact on our psychological state; an impact that healthcare professionals will further gauge. These experts and practitioners join forces to track the varying factors that will challenge their lifelong campaign to raise mental health as a fundamental requisite to overall wellness especially in times of global adversity, our battle against the COVID-19. Though, it’s the present moment that will be crucial to weighing triggers … [Read more]

72-Year-Old Professor Learns ‘Online Teaching’ So Students Can Keep Up During Pandemic



72-Year-Old Professor Learns ‘Online Teaching’ So Students Can Keep Up During Pandemic

Gone are the days of passive learning when education was strictly teacher-centered and students heavily relied on pure lectures and direct instructions. Time and innovation have changed the course of the learning paradigm transforming one-way discussions into active learning, bridging teachers and students to achieve progressive education in the modern age.  The 21st century has become more challenging for traditional educators who are honing a completely different generation – the millennials and Generation Z glued to the fascinating technological advancements of today’s era. Not to mention the game-changing consequence of the current pandemic transforming our old ways into the ‘call … [Read more]

A Day in the Life During Online Classes



A Day in the Life During Online Classes

Illustration by Mia Pulanco | Southville Multimedia Arts Student

Being home quarantined does not completely change our usual morning routines. We still roll out of our beds early (commitment is key), do our bathroom rituals, make an effort to look our best, and indulge in a sumptuous breakfast. Yet, we have more time to prepare. We can sing longer in the shower, girls stay longer in front of their mirrors, and it’s guaranteed that our first meal of the day is freshly made. 

Illustration by Mia Pulanco | Southville Multimedia Arts Student

Now, this is where the apparent change takes … [Read more]

Opportunities Amid Home Quarantine



Opportunities Amid Home Quarantine

Illustration by Dominique Demesa | Southville Multimedia Arts Student

Feeling overwhelmed? Worried about the world outside? Trapped at home? Suffering from boredom? Think of this situation as a chance to focus on yourself, your family, and your home in ways that are precious and rare. Never had much time to work on the little big things? How was your first week? It may not be as fulfilling as how we felt outdoors but as you take a look at these opportunities amid the home quarantine, the succeeding weeks of uncertainty could still keep you learning, growing, and thriving.

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The Southville Response to the COVID-19 Health Emergency



The Southville Response to the COVID-19 Health Emergency

OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT

Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) is actively working with academic and health experts to implement a range of measures to ensure the health and safety of the Southville community of learners, faculty, and staff. With the declaration of a state of public health emergency and the suspension of classes throughout Metro Manila from March 10-14, 2020, Southville recognizes the urgency of the situation and is taking the following steps to address the situation:

  1. During the School closure from March 10-14, all Southville facilities will be disinfected following CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA) Novel Coronavirus
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