To give consideration to the learners in rural areas where the internet inaccessible for online learning, the Modular Learning modality is currently used by all public schools in the Philippines. Modular earning is a form of distance learning that uses Self-Learning Modules (SLM) and is one of highly convenient for most of the typical Filipino students. It was also the most preferred learning system of the majority of parents/guardians for their children. The SLM is based on the most essential learning competencies (MELCS) provided by the Department of Education. The study was conducted to determine the issues and concerns on the use of Modular Distance Learning Modality among teachers. Of the ten different public elementary schools within the district of Buluan, Division of Maguindanao I, It found out that teachers are well-oriented and prepared to perform their tasks and functions on modular distance learning education in times of pandemic. They also have enough training and skill development necessary to effectively and efficiently do their job. Parents/guardians can able to support their children in the new learning modality but some of them are hampered because of the incapability of facilitating and explaining the modules provided for their children. The study shows the elementary schools have given sufficient funds and resources and it is utilized in its proper allocation. These schools were located at Buluan where strategically located in the southern tip of the Maguindanao Province of Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM). It is composed of seven barangays occupying a total land area of 69,950 hectares. It has a substantial share of the famous Buluan Lake.
This paper has been completed with the help of the teachers of Maguindanao I Schools Division in gathering the data. We would like also to thank the referees who anonymously checked this paper and for their constructive comments and useful suggestions
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