Lumad schools - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Lumad schools

ARTICLE FINDER

DepEd formally shuts down 55 Lumad schools in Davao

Oct 08, 2019 - 5:39 PM

'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

SAVE LUMAD SCHOOLS. Students and teachers storm DepEd to condemn the initial order to shut down Lumad schools in Davao in July 2019. Photo by Maria Tan/Rappler

De Lima wants Senate probe into closure of 55 Lumad schools

Jul 30, 2019 - 12:59 PM

'There is need to isolate the culture-appropriate education of the Lumads from the so-called red-tagging of the government in order to avoid violating their constitutionally protected rights,'says Senator Leila de Lima

LUMAD SCHOOLS. Save Our School network strongly condemns the Department of Education Secretary Leonor Briones decision to shut down 55 Lumad schools in Southern Mindanao. File photo by Maria Tan/Rappler

Makabayan bloc seeks probe into DepEd closure of 55 Lumad schools

Jul 15, 2019 - 6:45 PM

The lawmakers accuse the Department of Education of violating the rights of the Lumad schools' administrators, teachers, staff, and students

CONGRESSIONAL PROBE. Representatives France Castro, Sarah Elago, and Arlene Brosas are among the Makabayan legislators who filed House Resolution No 58 on July 15, 2019. File photo from Makabayan bloc

Activists heckle Briones over Lumad schools issue

Nov 28, 2017 - 5:07 PM

(UPDATED) Confronted in an open forum, Education Secretary Leonor Briones says activists are barking up the wrong tree when they blame DepEd for the bombing of schools in indigenous communities

TRUTH IN TEACHING. Education Secretary Leonor Briones talks about truth-telling during Rappler's forum on Tuesday, November 28. Photo by Leanne Jazul/Rappler

As Lumad groups protest, DepEd maintains schools are ‘zones of peace’

Nov 22, 2017 - 2:46 PM

Education Secretary Leonor Briones signs a new policy on the protection of children in armed conflict, which 'supersedes' the contested DepEd Order 221

THE CHIEF. DepEd Secretary Leonor Briones holds a press conference on November 22. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Nat'l Youth Comm chair Aiza Seguerra: Give SK a chance

Aug 15, 2017 - 3:28 PM

Seguerra calls for Sangguniang Kabataan elections to push through saying reforms have improved the institution

National Youth Commission Chairperson Cariza ‘Aiza’ Seguerra bares that 62 percent of those affected by the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) are youths, aged 15 to 30 years old, during a press briefing in Malacañang on February 14, 2017. She further urged families to be more involved in the HIV-awareness campaign. KING RODRIGUEZ/ Presidential Photo

Gorio, Morales, Calida | Evening wRap

Jul 28, 2017 - 10:11 PM

Watch the evening newscast with Mara Cepeda

Military won't bomb Lumad schools – AFP

Jul 28, 2017 - 2:02 PM

The AFP says President Rodrigo Duterte was just communicating a tough stance when he threatened to bomb indigenous peoples schools flouting government regulations

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte is accompanied by 1002nd Infantry Brigade Commander Col. Roberto Ancan as he is accorded with military honors upon his arrival at the 1002nd Infantry Brigade headquarters in Malungon, Sarangani Province on July 5, 2017. Malacañan Photo

Alleged communist guerillas raid Lumad village in Bukidnon

Nov 04, 2015 - 7:23 PM

UPDATED The 3 victims are from the same indigenous community where a school was closed for allegedly being influenced by the NPA

Lumad school threatened with closure

Oct 07, 2015 - 7:20 PM

A village chief says that a school in a Bukidnon town is run by communist guerrillas

Emok samarca's Funeral car parked infront of PNP HQ then at AFP advance division to stage a short program and noise barrage in brgy. Bangcasi, Butuan City. Photo by Vincent Go/Rappler