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1.3% of schools still 'needing support' for coming school year – DepEd

May 21, 2018 - 2:51 PM

At the launch of Department of Education's Oplan Balik Eskwela 2018, Undersecretary Jesus Mateo says among the problems schools face include the availability of classrooms – especially in highly populated areas of Metro Manila

READY. Department of Education Undersecretary Jesus Mateo (leftmost) says about 86% of schools are ready for the coming school year. Photo by Sofia Tomacruz/Rappler

Are companies still hesitant to hire K to 12 graduates?

Jul 06, 2017 - 2:20 PM

It s important that in the long run people do realize and accept the reality that the graduates of K to 12 are ready for some of the kinds of work that are available in our economy says Philippine Business for Education chair Ramon del Rosario Jr

Classroom photo c/o DepEd

How DepEd plans to address PH classroom shortage

Jun 10, 2017 - 12:09 PM

The education department is considering different solutions to address this perennial problem including the construction of high rise school buildings as well as school communities outside urban centers

SHORTAGE? Grade 1 students attend classes at a hallway of Belmonte Elementary School in Holy Spirit, Quezon City during the start of classes on Monday, June 5. File photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Only 3 schools used as evacuation centers in Iligan City, says DepEd

Jun 05, 2017 - 5:25 PM

These schools still opened on Monday June 5 as evacuees are only using the gyms or multi purpose buildings

EVACUATION CENTERS. A family from Marawi City rest at an evacuation center in Balo-i on May 29, 2017. File photo by Ted Aljibe/Rappler

22.9M students return to public schools nationwide

Jun 05, 2017 - 6:50 AM

Including enrollees in private schools about 27 million students are expected for school year 2017 2018 according to the DepEd

Grade 1 students queue outside the classrooms at Belmonte Elementary School in Holy Spirit, Quezon City, before the start of school year 2017-2018. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

DepEd: performance-based bonus released soon in 9 regions

Dec 22, 2016 - 12:12 PM

School based personnel in Calabarzon Mimaropa Bicol Region Western Visayas Davao Region Soccsksargen Cordillera Administrative Region Caraga and the National Capital Region should expect the bonus in the coming days

What bonuses will public school teachers get by year-end?

Nov 09, 2016 - 3:46 PM

A teacher with a basic salary of P19 077 can get P34 077 up to P64 077 in bonuses

K to 12 and beyond: A look back at Aquino's 10-point education agenda

Jun 24, 2016 - 7:10 PM

In 2010 President Benigno Aquino III proposed 10 ways to fix basic education in the country Did he fulfill his campaign promise?

Paying back to community: College prof teaches in senior high school

Jun 15, 2016 - 1:00 PM

Marilou Syjueco a former assistant professor at the FEU Institute of Technology is willing to take a pay cut just to teach senior high school students at Malabon National High School

GIVING BACK. Marilou Syjueco, a former associate professor who will be teaching in senior high school, meets Education Secretary Armin Luistro during the opening of classes on Monday, June 13. Photo by Jee Y. Geronimo

Senior high school: No youth left behind?

Jun 13, 2016 - 8:30 AM

All eyes are on the government as it fully implements the K to 12 program Will learners get the best out of senior high school or will some of them end up leaving formal education as critics predicted?

PH rolls out senior high's Grade 11 nationwide

Jun 13, 2016 - 7:34 AM

About 1 5 million students will enter Grade 11 in 11 029 public and private senior high schools nationwide

FIRST DAY. Students queue during the opening of classes at a public school in Las Pinas City on June 13. 2016. Photo by Francis Malasig/EPA

K to 12 not 100% ready, but we've done our part – Luistro

May 31, 2016 - 8:00 AM

Education Secretary Armin Luistro says the remaining job is up to the local offices – DepEd s regional and division offices

1.5M students to enter senior high's Grade 11

May 30, 2016 - 4:15 PM

Education Assistant Secretary Jesus Mateo says they have not received reports of classroom shortages for senior high school

SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL. The education department is set to fully implement the K to 12's senior high school program this June. File photo by Rhaydz Barcia/Rappler

Early registration for public school students on January 30

Jan 28, 2016 - 6:04 PM

For this year s early registration the education department will focus on the last milers or children and youth who are out of school

EARLY REGISTRATION BEGINS. Parents look after their children during the first day of school in Batasan Elementary School on June 1, 2015. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Public schools in PH open doors to 21M students

Jun 01, 2015 - 5:30 AM

The education department contends with old problems like late registration and school congestion as well as new ones like the threat of the West Valley Fault and the targets under the Education for All 2015 program

Students participate in an activity during the opening of classes at the President Corazon C. Aquino Elementary School in Quezon City on Monday. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

DepEd approves higher fees in 1,246 private schools

May 25, 2015 - 3:17 PM

Calabarzon has the most number of schools that will increase their fees while DepEd approved all applications in 7 regions

Back to school for 20.9M public school students

Jun 02, 2014 - 6:55 AM

Aside from Yolanda rehabilitation efforts the education department is also working on ways to mitigate a common problem of schools in urban areas: overcrowding

DepEd: No 3-day school week this school year

May 30, 2014 - 4:46 PM

The 3 day school week won t push through because the idea needs further assessment and study DepEd officials say

Caloocan mulls 3-day school week

May 27, 2014 - 5:43 PM

Only 20 schools in Metro Manila remain congested with classrooms accommodating as many as 70 students

BACK TO SCHOOL. Overcrowding in schools is a phenomenon common in over-populated areas such as Metro Manila, Metro Cebu, and Metro Davao. File photo by Dennis M. Sabangan/EPA

DepEd: No mass lay-off under rationalization program

Dec 19, 2013 - 10:02 PM

Employees with affected items may opt to either apply for other posts within DepEd or retire from government service with higher than usual benefits

10,000? Employees stage a protest in front of the DepEd Central Office because of the rationalization program. Photo from ACT Facebook page

DepEd’s proposed 2014 budget ‘biggest in history’

Jul 30, 2013 - 6:15 PM

Even the target number of new classrooms for next year is the biggest in history as DepEd prepares for senior high school in 2016

File photo by Rappler/Jee Geronimo

Teachers' group on bonus: We deserve more

Jul 17, 2013 - 11:11 PM

The Alliance of Concerned Teachers demands an apology from DepEd Assistant Secretary Jesus Manuel who said teachers tend not to perform without bonuses

File photo by Rappler/Zak Yuson

Teachers' bonus out July

Jul 16, 2013 - 4:30 PM

Education Assistant Secretary Jesus Mateo is optimistic about the incentive s release next week

File photo by Zak Yuson/Rappler