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Senator Ralph Recto also cites a Commission on Audit report that said DepEd spent P254 million for contracts to produce textbooks which were found to be erroneous
The Commission on Audit (COA) also notes that P113 million worth of buffer stock textbooks remain undistributed
From the 10 schools, two people died and 27 others were injured, says the Department of Education
Senators of the 18th Congress have also filed bills seeking to raise public school teachers’ salaries
Salugpongan Ta’ Tanu Igkanogon Community Learning Center has until Monday, July 22, to justify why the schools shouldn’t be closed
Open Educational Resources are digital learning materials students and teachers can access – even offline – no matter where they are. Will it work in the Philippines?
DepEd regional officials say the closure is based on the findings of an anti-insurgency task force, which alleged that the schools teach students to rebel against the government
Proposals include increasing the monthly salaries of public school teachers to as much as P36,409, a jump from their current P20,754
The voucher will cover only two years regardless of how long it will take for a student to finish senior high school
‘When the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor through bombing, and then the Philippines was next, the first line of defense were the young ROTC graduates while our military forces were yet to be mobilized,’ says the education secretary
In a speech in Lapu-Lapu City, the education secretary says Visayans also fought for Philippine independence
Education Secretary Leonor Briones says, 'there have been serious efforts to uplift teachers’ conditions that the public should also be made aware of'
'Our demand for salary increase is based not only on economics. Salaries manifest the value of a given profession and their role in society,' says Teachers' Dignity Coalition national chairperson Benjo Basas
'Be it school opening, graduation period, or vacation time, teachers ache for just compensation,' says Alliance of Concerned Teachers Secretary General Raymond Basilio
In order to cope, some schools find the need to split classrooms in half to accommodate students. Teachers say until a more permanent solution is reached, students' learning will continue to be affected by the lack of facilities.
Some classrooms don't have chairs, some are mere tents, but the DepEd vows ‘to deliver quality, accessible, relevant, and liberating basic education’
(UPDATED) The opening of the new school year comes as some public schools still face the perennial problem of the availability of classrooms, especially in highly populated areas of Metro Manila
'More than painting or cleaning schools, we must also ensure that we provide our learners with the essentials of quality basic education,' says Education Secretary Leonor Briones
Education Secretary Leonor Briones reminds personnel to refrain from engaging in politics during voting day, urging them to focus on public service and 'remain a beacon of integrity'
The education department says that if data are collected properly through the Election Monitoring App, 'officials are able to easily get a picture of activities and reports within hours, not in weeks or months'
Education Secretary Leonor Briones says China is also interested in hiring some 2,000 Filipino teachers to teach English to Chinese students
A study by the Philippine Institute for Development Studies warns actual teaching hours have been 'increasingly sidelined' by the heavy workload teachers had to deal with
'The economy is hanging, you have 800,000 teachers affected, you have children, learners affected, operations of various agencies of government affected,' says Education Secretary Leonor Briones
The Department of Education needs to hire some 80,000 teachers for the coming school year
(UPDATED) The Department of Education urges schools to heighten security measures, following the gruesome killing of a 16-year-old student in Lapu-Lapu City
PhilHealth's Tamang Serbisyong Kalusugang Pamilya (Tsekap) will now benefit all DepEd employees in Northern Mindanao
If candidates are invited as guests, DepEd says they must speak only on the topic and are prohibited from displaying and distributing campaign materials
'We did not lose only the lives of children; we lost so much promise, so much ambition, and so much hope,' says the DepEd secretary during the wake of 5 students who died in an accident in Negros Oriental
But discussions are still ongoing as to whether Grade 6 completers in the future should have a 'moving-up' ceremony instead of a graduation ceremony
Education officials ask parents to pay attention to online activities of their children to avoid harm that may stem from viral online content
Education Undersecretary Annalyn Sevilla says the fund will be used for security and cleanup efforts during and after elections
The Department of Health is targeting to vaccinate some 7 million children from kindergarten to Grade 7
Joroan Elementary School in Tiwi town is located near a farm irrigation system and a river
Early registration – which ends on February 22 – will be open to incoming kindergarten pupils, as well as Grades 1, 7, and 11 students in both public and private schools
'It is very, very clear in the Constitution that employees belonging to the civil service like us must behave and exhibit what is described as political neutrality,' says Education Secretary Leonor Briones
The DepEd says it was concerned over reports of two supposed school division offices (SDO) that supported the moves of the police to profile teachers.
Representatives from the Alliance of Concerned Teachers along with public school teachers from Manila question the police's moves, saying they haven't done anything wrong
DepEd Undersecretary Annalyn Sevilla says the department's central office 'was not aware' of the orders supposedly issued by the Philippine National Police
Aside from damage to school infrastructure, Tropical Depression Usman also placed students' lives in danger
Public and private schools are reminded to implement 'comprehensive, multifaceted' bullying prevention programs
(UPDATED) The order to start the Christmas break on December 15 covers public elementary and high school students, while teachers will start their break December 16. It's up to private schools if they'll implement it.
The project aims to inform and educate the public on how children can be safe online
(UPDATED) 'It is with deep sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of our beloved Founder and Group Chairman. He was surrounded by family and loved ones at the time,' Metrobank announces in a statement
The education department says its Special Program in Foreign Language 'aims to enhance the ability of learners to engage in meaningful interaction in a linguistically and culturally diverse global workplace'
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The Department of Education clarifies that Korean is intended as an elective
The Department of Education probes the incident after it confirmed that those in the viral photos are teachers
Education Secretary Leonor Briones assures there will be no reduction in salaries, as provided by rules from the Civil Service Commission
Education Secretary Leonor Briones says the department doesn't automatically change policies based on the results of a survey
The DepEd praises the Supreme Court's decision, saying it affirms the authority of the department and Congress in deciding how best to deliver quality education