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Using one's popularity and reach to crucify a teacher in the public eye never solves anything
The Department of Education says cooperation of all stakeholders is needed to 'maintain and promote trust, respect, and dignity of all learners, teachers, and administrators of schools'
'As far as I know, pride is still one of the 7 deadly sins,' says Senate President Vicente Sotto III on a DepEd memo inviting schools to observe LGBTQ+ Pride Month every June
The Commission on Audit orders the Department of Education to pay retired public school teacher Nelita Gador her full 2016 salary amounting to P288,511, plus cash benefits she was supposed to get that year
Students need to see educational institutions not as hell, but as a safe space for them to discover themselves and society at large
It is no surprise to me if more students tend to believe that Rizal is actually ‘Jack the Ripper’ or wonder why Apolinario Mabini is always sitting in the film 'Heneral Luna'
But the Department of Education welcomes a proposal in the House of Representatives to review the K to 12 Law
'This is a clear injustice faced by the 3,500 students and more than 30 teachers of the schools,' says Bayan Muna Representative Eufemia Cullamat
DepEd Order No. 26 says the benefit would be granted to all public school teachers who were in service as of September 30
She begins her classes by singing songs to set the mood and to make her learners feel that science is a subject one should not fear
The Department of Education clarifies the anniversary bonus is only given every 5 years
Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano says legislators are already set to postpone the 2020 barangay and SK elections, whose funds can now be realigned to other government programs next year
But students need to get the consent of their parents or guardians to participate
The Coordinating Council of Private Educational Associations says subsidy cuts could lead to a 'massive migration of students and teachers from the private schools to the public schools' past its capacity
All 5 agencies attached to the Department of Education absorbed budget cuts compared to the 2019 allocations
The agency will prioritize 5 programs for boosting education quality and 6 for improving education access in its bid for 'more nuanced and carefully targeted interventions'
In its proposed budget for 2020, the Department of Education is allotting P2.55 billion for hiring 10,000 teachers and creating 5,000 new non-teaching positions
The proposed bills will help students 'find balance between their academic development and personal growth' and spend time with their families, says the education department
The Commission on Audit recommends that the Department of Education use existing facilities for its activities, instead of 'lavish resorts and tourist spot locations'
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?
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