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John Michael Aquino
Charmine Rivera
May Ann Sancon


Flexible Learning is depicted as a combination of digital and on-campus activities in which students may attend both on-campus and digital sessions. This research aims to determine the experiences of the deans, teachers, and students in the flexible learning as they encounter challenges and how these addressed by the participants in able to craft an action plan for instructional leaders. This study utilized phenomenological design and purposive sampling to identify the participants who have knowledge and experiences concerning research problems. Data was gathered through semi-structured interviews. The findings revealed that the participants having similar understanding of flexible learning, have faced various challenges, and have proposed various strategies to address these challenges. Flexible learning has become an advantageous component of the contemporary educational system. This provide numerous opportunities to them, while creating some challenges that must be overcome. It is necessary for teachers, students, and deans to work together to create a successful transition to flexible learning. With the right preparation and support, flexible learning can be beneficial for all involved, allowing them to have security and safety. It allows students to take charge of their own education, teachers to provide innovative teaching methods, and deans to monitor student performance. Action plans focus on enhancing learning efficacy while safeguarding health and safety of everyone. Hence, the ultimate goal is to provide an environment in which all students can learn and grow. The action plan proposed was based on the emerging themes and the participants’ suggestions to improve the flexible learning modality.

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Aquino, J. M., Rivera, C. ., & Sancon, M. A. . (2024). A PHENOMENOLOGICAL STUDY ON THE CHALLENGES EXPERIENCED IN THE FLEXIBLE LEARNING IN ONE HIGHER LEARNING INSTITUTION IN THE PHILIPINES. Journal of Education and Innovation, 26(1), 36–52. Retrieved from https://so06.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/edujournal_nu/article/view/266471
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