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'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
(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
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'
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
The bonus comes as the Department of Education marks its 155th anniversary on December 20
'If there is anyone who deserves to be called a hero and an idol, it is Teacher Mylene Veras-Durante,' says Senator Leila de Lima, who also hails from Bicol
Police say public school teacher Mylene Veras-Durante shielded two students from a knife-wielding assailant
DepEd Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones congratulated all the awardees and underscored their vital contributions
The education department has conducted a study on the 'type and magnitude' of tasks teachers perform based on the size and location of their schools
The Teachers' Dignity Coalition camps outside the DepEd head office and calls for changes in the monitoring systems and paperwork
Responding to calls for Saturday makeup classes to be prohibited, the Department of Education says schools should balance the need for learning with the rights of students and teachers
'I studied Madrasah and I grew up in a Madrasah, but I am not a terrorist, I am not an extremist,' says Ustadz Alzad Sattar
Teachers will now only have to complete 10 forms instead of 36 previously mandated by the Department of Education
Bicol Central Academy administrator Alexander James Jaucian will pay for damaged laptops, clothing, pocket wifi, cellular phones, school materials, and almost P20,000 of burned cash
'The fate of the national budget, the appropriations act, is actually in the hands of the legislature which has the power of the purse.That is very very clear in the Constitution,' says Education Secretary Leonor Briones
House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya says they are also eyeing a P140-billion supplemental budget for Bangsamoro Law and the Supreme Court ruling on the Internal Revenue Allotment
Education received the lion's share of funds in the proposed 2019 National Expenditure Program. What does the proposed shift to a cash-based budget system look like for the Department of Education?
DepEd Secretary Leonor Briones says: 'Hindi naman sila binabayaran para mumurahin o para takutin yung mga bata'
The Department of Education's regional office in Bicol says it is 'deeply saddened' by the incident and will look at possible sanctions
The Philippine Business for Education also calls on more companies to offer internships to senior high school students so that employers themselves can become familiar with the students' skills
The Department of Education says it will look into possible legal action regarding the 820,682 grade school learning materials found damaged inside the warehouse of private contractor Lexicon Press, Inc.
ACT Teachers Representatives Antonio Tinio and France Castro say the system has resulted in the loss of benefits and continued rejection of decent salaries for teachers
The Commission on Audit finds grade school books damaged by water and other textbooks left undistributed
The Department of Education says its review will strengthen '21st century skills,' such as information and media literacy, communication skills, and life skills are developed across all subjects and grade levels
However, ongoing and existing special education programs of the Department of Education will continue, says DepEd Undersecretary Annalyn Sevilla
Philippine Association of State Universities and Colleges president Tirso Ronquillo says the proposal may negate the K-12 program
World Bank education specialist Takiko Igarashi says the Alternative Learning System currently has low participation and passing rates
With no law passed to lower the minimum age of criminal responsibility, the Duterte administration pushes for mandatory tests for school children as young as 10
Education Undersecretary Alain Pascua says parents can download the Abizo Dengue Vaccine Monitoring System application or the RSVP Kaizala application by end-August to receive alerts from DepEd and DOH, and get information on how to respond to symptoms
Education Secretary Leonor Briones says, the law mandates 'that is has to be random. As guardians of children, the bottom line is the welfare, the comfort, and the creation of an appropriate leaning environment for the children'
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In a meeting with the Philippine Drug Enforcement Administration, the Philippine National Police, and the Dangerous Drugs Board, the education department reiterates that its mandate is to focus on preventive drug education
The Commission on Audit says some school buildings in Metro Manila, Ilocos, and Cebu cannot be used due to issues with utilities, structural defects, and non-turnover of buildings
'Kung sinasabi ng DepEd na hindi [naaayon] sa batas 'yun, panindigan nila 'yun. Hindi dapat [sila pumayag] dahil doon din kami nakasandal sa mga ahensyang ito,' says Vives Moreno, mother of a 10-year-old student
A JBros Construction Corporation executive tells a Senate panel that a barangay health station the company built in a public elementary school in Lipa, Batangas, was demolished to give way to a gym
The Palace thumbs down the PDEA-proposed drug testing, saying the law only allows drug testing in high school
'Imposing mandatory drug testing on schoolchildren when Philippine police are committing rampant summary killings of alleged drug users puts countless children in danger,' says Human Rights Watch Asia division deputy director Phelim Kine