Education chief iterates importance of cooperation with LGU, community in delivering quality basic education

NEGROS ORIENTAL, October 18, 2018 – Department of Education (DepEd) Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones underscored anew the importance of cooperation and partnership with the local government unit (LGU) and the community in bringing to the ground the various programs and projects of the Department. The Education chief highlighted this during the recent inauguration and turn-over continue reading : Education chief iterates importance of cooperation with LGU, community in delivering quality basic education

2018 Nat’l Planning Conference harmonizes DepEd policies, reforms on basic education

BACOLOD CITY, October 17, 2018 – In order to harmonize and reinforce reforms on basic education through the implementation of its various policies and programs, the Department of Education (DepEd) – Planning Service (PS) gathered the education planning officers and research specialists from the Central, Regional, and Schools Division Offices for the 2018 National Planning continue reading : 2018 Nat’l Planning Conference harmonizes DepEd policies, reforms on basic education

PH, Timor-Leste forge stronger partnership in advancing basic, tech-voc education

TIMOR-LESTE, October 13, 2018 – The Republic of the Philippines, through the Department of Education (DepEd), and the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste, through its Ministry of Education, Youth, and Sport (MoEYS) and Secretariat of State of Vocational Training and Employment (SEFOPE), convened for the bilateral meetings geared towards the betterment of the educational systems of continue reading : PH, Timor-Leste forge stronger partnership in advancing basic, tech-voc education

Agusan del Norte learners bag bronze in ASEAN Cyberkids Camp

BRUNEI DARUSSALAM, October 12, 2018 – Two elementary school learners from North Cabadbaran Central Elementary School in Agusan del Norte competed and brought home the bronze award in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Cyberkids Camp (ACC) held from September 4 to 6 at the Rizqun International Hotel in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam. continue reading : Agusan del Norte learners bag bronze in ASEAN Cyberkids Camp

DepEd works to enhance int’l partnerships in basic education

PASIG CITY, October 10, 2018 – The Department of Education (DepEd), through its International Cooperation Office (ICO), conducted the 1st Forum on Enhancing International Partnerships in Basic Education on October 3 at the Bulwagan ng Karunungan, DepEd Central Office. The forum served as a platform to provide information and updates on the Department’s programs and continue reading : DepEd works to enhance int’l partnerships in basic education

DepEd regional, division offices receive ISO Certification

PASIG CITY, October 9, 2018 – The Department of Education (DepEd) Region VIII, and the Schools Division Offices of Bacoor City, Laoag City, and Ilocos Norte recently obtained International Organization for Standardization (ISO) Certification for displaying commitment to the standards of quality management in providing quality and efficient service to stakeholders. Education Secretary Leonor Magtolis continue reading : DepEd regional, division offices receive ISO Certification

DepEd, gov’t agencies support Tobacco-Free Generation initiative

BALANGA CITY, October 9, 2018 – The Department of Education (DepEd) reaffirmed its strong commitment to continue its fight against smoking, and to promote a healthy environment in and around schools and DepEd offices during the Tobacco-Free Generation (TFG) Culminating Activity held at the Vista Mall on September 27. In front of 5,000 Bataeño learners continue reading : DepEd, gov’t agencies support Tobacco-Free Generation initiative

DepEd delivers expanded welfare, benefits for teachers from 2016 to 2018

ORMOC CITY, October 5, 2018 – In line with the celebration of the National Teachers’ Day/World Teachers’ Day, and the culmination of the National Teachers’ Month, the Department of Education (DepEd) reported significant developments in teachers’ compensation and other benefits from 2016 to 2018 as part of its commitment to expand the scope of employee continue reading : DepEd delivers expanded welfare, benefits for teachers from 2016 to 2018

Teacher Jonathan’s story: Above and beyond the call of duty

By: Vanessa Vicente, ALS Mobile Teacher of Mahinog District, and Bazil Sabacajan, Education Program Supervisor for ALS (Camiguin Division, Region X) Jonathan V. Bacong, the Alternative Learning System (ALS) Coordinator of Guinsiliban District, Division of Camiguin, personifies the spirit of volunteerism. Prior to gaining regular employment as a public school teacher in 2007, he served continue reading : Teacher Jonathan’s story: Above and beyond the call of duty