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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?
The lawmakers accuse the Department of Education of violating the rights of the Lumad schools' administrators, teachers, staff, and students
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
'We can be living heroes: serving our country, serving our people, taking risks – it’s not the glory, it’s not the money, it’s not wealth, says Education Secretary Leonor Brioner as DepEd unveils the 'Bayani, sa Lupain ng Ginto't Bulaklak' exhibit
As the need for digital media literacy is on the rise, DepEd’s suggestion to ban social media in class projects is a backslide
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'
The Department of Education’s contentious response to Herrera’s exposé, which garnered much attention online, sparks calls for solidarity from fellow teachers
'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
PRESS RELEASE: The seminar aims to give additional skills to teachers and students of SPA on the proper use of Filipino, and the conventions of writing poetry
'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
'Only when the structural integrity and safety of buildings and facilities is assured can learners, teachers, and personnel be allowed to enter,' says the Department of Education
Teachers in Abuyog, Leyte, climb mountains to get internet connection to submit their teaching reports, showing gaps in service delivery despite the country's modernization efforts in education.
'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
PRESS RELEASE: The Student Excellence Award pays tribute to young Filipinos who brought honor to the country
(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
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 Secretary Leonor Briones says the DepEd will review the proposal while considering the right of students to learn and access to quality basic education
Education Undersecretary Annalyn Sevilla says the fund will be used for security and cleanup efforts during and after elections
DepEd Secretary Leonor Briones says part of an education is encouraging students to think critically about issues
The Department of Health is targeting to vaccinate some 7 million children from kindergarten to Grade 7
Book Craft Publishing says it has yet to receive payment for educational supplies delivered to divisions of the Department of Education's Western Visayas office in 2005
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
Department of Education Secretary Leonor Briones says the police and military are required to coordinate with the agency first before conducting any activity
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
(UPDATED) Bullying is 'a problem of society itself,' notes Education Secretary Leonor Briones
Public and private schools are reminded to implement 'comprehensive, multifaceted' bullying prevention programs
DepEd says the decision to close down the Salugpongan community learning center in Talaingod, Davao del Norte, was made by the community council