Statement on the Grade 2 learning materials found damaged in the publisher’s warehouse

PASIG CITY, August 13, 2018 – Following its exit conference with the Commission on Audit (CoA) last June 19, 2018, the Department of Education (DepEd) has committed to conduct further investigation and is establishing legal solutions in regard to the 820,682 Grade 2 learning materials (LMs) found damaged by water in the warehouse of Lexicon continue reading : Statement on the Grade 2 learning materials found damaged in the publisher’s warehouse

Teachers to have less work at night, more productivity by day with improved LIS

PASIG CITY, August 10, 2018 – The Department of Education (DepEd) on Wednesday reported substantial improvements in the performance of its Learner Information System (LIS), which helps teachers cut the time spent on the system and allows them to focus on teaching. Following the migration of LIS to DepEd’s Cloud facilities and the provision of continue reading : Teachers to have less work at night, more productivity by day with improved LIS

DepEd keen that competent, qualified applicants will soon fill vacant posts

PASIG CITY, August 9, 2018 – Department of Education (DepEd) Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones expressed optimism that the unfilled teaching and teaching-related positions will be “drastically reduced” within the year as the agency continues to encourage and hire more qualified applicants to fill the vacancies. On June 14, the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) continue reading : DepEd keen that competent, qualified applicants will soon fill vacant posts

DepEd highlights accomplishments, sets direction for 2019

PASIG CITY, August 8, 2018 – The Department of Education (DepEd) significantly improved its budget utilization and its delivery of education services and resources in the past year as it continues to provide better access to quality basic education to more Filipino learners. “Our continued investments in basic education, including the sustained implementation of the continue reading : DepEd highlights accomplishments, sets direction for 2019

Private partners enable 1,300 ALS learners to receive high school diplomas

PASIG CITY, August 8, 2018 – Through the collective efforts of the Department of Education (DepEd), Motortrade Life and Livelihood Assistance Foundation (MLALAF), Tanglaw ng Buhay Foundation, and other partners, 1,300 learners under the Alternative Learning System (ALS) Program received their High School diplomas on July 31 at the Christ’s Commission Fellowship (CCF) Center in continue reading : Private partners enable 1,300 ALS learners to receive high school diplomas

Comprehensive Sexuality Education: Developing responsible youth vs rising risks

PASIG CITY, August 4, 2018 – Curbing the rising incidences of early pregnancy, sexual violence, and human-immunodeficiency virus (HIV) among young Filipinos will be further strengthened in the classroom as the Department of Education (DepEd) issued the Policy Guidelines on the Implementation of the Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE). Otherwise known as DepEd Order No. 31, continue reading : Comprehensive Sexuality Education: Developing responsible youth vs rising risks

Briones to career executives: Public service is all about “suffering”

PASAY CITY, July 28, 2018 – Department of Education (DepEd) Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones told the country’s Career Executive Service Officers (CESOs) and Eligibles that public service is about “suffering – financially, physically, and psychologically.” The Education chief shared the reminder during her keynote address at the National Union of Career Executive Service Officers (NUCESO) continue reading : Briones to career executives: Public service is all about “suffering”

DepEd, CHED, Red Cross team up to promote volunteerism in schools

PASIG CITY, July 27, 2018 – The Department of Education (DepEd), Commission on Higher Education (CHED), and the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) forged a partnership for the promotion of volunteerism, humanitarian values, and culture of safety and health through the establishment of Red Cross Youth Councils (RCYCs) in schools nationwide. Signed on July 16 at continue reading : DepEd, CHED, Red Cross team up to promote volunteerism in schools

Briones underscores complementarity between public, private education in global forum

MANILA, July 27, 2018 – Department of Education (DepEd) Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones emphasized the Constitution’s provision that there should be complementarity between public and private education. The Education chief underscored this during her keynote address at the Wesleyan College of Manila’s Global Education Forum with the theme, “Toward A Shared Future through Education for continue reading : Briones underscores complementarity between public, private education in global forum