8.4 Million worth of Donations received by DepEd during Brigada Eskwela Kick-Off

Various partners from the private sector donated boats, bicycles, solar-powered lamps, and school supplies that amounted to at least Php 8.4 million, when Brigada Eskwela 2016 kick-off last May 30, 2016. In preparation of June 13, 2016 school opening, San Miguel Foundation, Inc. donated 1,000 bicycles worth Php 3,000,000 for several schools nationwide. 81 bicycles…

DepEd holds National K to 12 Conference

“If yesterday I was celebrating with you what we have done, today I stand with great pride telling myself, “Ang sarap maging Pilipino. Pero mas masarap maging DepEd.” Never in my life can I say that with conviction.” Department of Education (DepEd) Secretary Br. Armin A. Luistro FSC said during the culmination of the first…

DepEd Boosts Capacity for its Last Mile Efforts

The Department of Education (DepEd) is conducting a series of workshops for its regional and division coordinators for the Adopt-A-School Program (ASP) to strengthen the capacity of its field offices for building partnerships and linkages with educational stakeholders from different sectors for the Department’s Senior High School and other last mile efforts.

DepEd Statement on Teacher Hiring

In response to Senator Ralph Recto’s conclusions on the Department of Education’s (DepEd) teacher hiring as carried by the Manila Bulletin last July 19, 2015, DepEd stresses that we have adjusted and improved the qualifications in hiring teachers in public schools to ensure the quality of education in the country. In the last four years,…

DepEd Statement on Make-up classes

In light of the recent class suspensions due to Typhoons Egay and Falcon, the Department of Education (DepEd) would like to reiterate DepEd Order no. 9, s. 2015 which states the protocols on the make-up classes stating, “Make-up classes can therefore be conducted to compensate for the school days spent for activities deemed beneficial to…