FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
WHEN IS THE START OF THE S.Y. 2021-2022?
The start of classes for school year 2021 to 2022 is on August 9, 2021.
WHAT ARE YOUR PROGRAM OFFERINGS?
Georgia International Academy offers Preschool to Senior High School Programs for all campuses.
WHAT ARE YOUR TRACKS AND STRANDS FOR SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL?
The Senior High School Program offers all the Academic Strands. ABM for Accounting, Business and Management, STEM for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, HUMSS for Humanities and Social Sciences and GAS for General Academic Strand.
WHAT ARE YOUR INTERNATIONAL PARTNERSHIPS?
Georgia International Academy partners with the following:
1. Cambridge University Press for learning resources
2. Lego Education and Code.Org for Computer Science subject
3. CompTIA for Senior High School Certification
WILL IT BE PURE ONLINE / BLENDED/ FACE-TO-FACE?
In line with the recent situation, Georgia International Academy will be implementing purely ONLINE classes. Upon assessment or recommendation by the DepEd and IATF that it is safe to conduct in-school classes, the school will be implementing blended or face-to face classes on the succeeding school year following strict safety and precautionary measures of physical distancing, sanitation, etc..
CAN I HAVE THE OPTION TO DO PURE ONLINE SCHOOLING THROUGHOUT S.Y.?
Online classes will be readily available in the succeeding semesters. This allows Foreign students and those residing outside Antipolo, Iloilo and Cagayan De Oro to finish the whole school year.
WHAT IF WE HAVE UNSTABLE INTERNET CONNECTION? WHAT ARE THE INTERVENTIONS?Our programs are combination of Online and Home-based activities. Activities are done either Online or Offline. Instructional materials can be downloaded and saved from the Google Classroom for future reference.
ARE WE GOING TO USE HARDCOPY BOOKS OR ARE WE GOING TO USE THE PDF/ SOFTCOPY VERSION?The school offers hard copy and soft copy versions of the Cambridge books and soft copy resources.
WHAT ARE THE ONLINE LEARNING PLATFORMS TO BE USED? The students are given their individual accounts to access the GSuite for Education. It consists of Google Classroom, Google Meet, Google Drive, Gmail, Google Docs, etc.. Zoom Meeting Application is used as a secondary platform.
WHAT ARE THE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS THAT WE SHOULD HAVE FOR ONLINE SCHOOLING?Reliable internet connection and any device like laptop, desktop tablet, smartphone will do.
HOW LONG ARE THE CLASS HOURS?Academic subjects will be up to 40/minutes per session, 3x a week via ZOOM Meeting Application. Non-Academic subjects will be up to 40/minutes per session, 2x a week via ZOOM Meeting Application, subject to change.
HOW MANY STUDENTS PER CLASSFor the Online sessions, we accommodate a maximum of 10 students per class for Kindergarten and for Grade 1 to 12, we accommodate 20-25 students per class.
HOW TO DO ONLINE?
Georgia Academy has been doing Online Learning since the start of the Pandemic 2020. We started going ONLINE for more than 2 months through our Online Summer Camps where we have delivered and supported more than 7000 children and parents nationwide. We make sure that along with the age appropriate programs and healthy screen times, our students experience a quality way of learning. The teachers will be available to support the parents for the proper guidance and instructions and materials to be used are readily available at home.
CURRICULUM AND LEARNING DEVELOPMENT?
Georgia International Academy uses the Camrbidge Materials and resources for Kinder up to Junior High School Levels. On top of that is a dedicated computer science subject for coding and robotics.
DO YOU HAVE SUPPORT PROGRAMS? We have the Parent Support Program. These are series of webinars during the School Year to assist and guide you.This will help you manage your time doing your work and helping your children. We commit to deliver quality education and standards even as we go online.
HOW’S THE SCHEDULE IF WE’RE OVERSEAS?Georgia International Academy designed afternoon or PM schedules (Philippine Time) for students who are residing outside the country.
DO YOU ACCEPT PWD AND SPED?
Yes. Since this is online and parent-facilitated. However, you’ll have to undergo an online assessment after enrollment.
DO YOU ACCEPT DEBIT AND CREDIT CARD PAYMENT?
Yes through our website. Other payment platforms are bank deposit, ALLEASY, GCASH/ PAYMAYA/ Online Transfer.
WHAT ARE THE AVAILABLE PAYMENT SCHEMES? You may choose from our Annual, Semi-Annual, Quarterly and Monthly payment scheme.
DO YOU ACCEPT DEPED VOUCHERS?
Yes, we accept Private and Public Vouchers issued by Department of Education.
We provide scholarship programs once you are already part of the school. We can provide Academic Scholarship. However, for the meantime, we accept third party scholarships.
WHAT ARE THE ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS?
GRADE 1 ot GRADE 12
DO YOU HAVE DISCOUNTS?
Yes. Sibling discounts are applicable for 2 and more siblings.
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