3 public schools triumph in SEAMEO-Japan ESD award

PASIG CITY, December 9, 2018 – Three elementary schools of the Department Education (DepEd) emerged as winners in the 2018 Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMEO)-Japan Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) Award themed, “Applying Local Wisdom for Environmental Conservation.” Ayao-Iyao Elementary School in Lemery, Batangas bagged second prize with its school program entitled, “Intensifying continue reading : 3 public schools triumph in SEAMEO-Japan ESD award

Paying it forward: Dangal ng Bayan Lowel Andrian Solayao inculcates culture of giving back

There is a saying that when you give, you receive twice as much. But when Lowel Andrian Solayao once received help, he paid it forward and gave back countless times. The 27-year-old Teacher III from Pilar National Comprehensive High School in Sorsogon is no stranger to the struggles of an impoverished life. After graduating as continue reading : Paying it forward: Dangal ng Bayan Lowel Andrian Solayao inculcates culture of giving back

DepEd clarifies applicability of amended Christmas break to public, private schools

PASIG CITY, December 7, 2018 – Teachers in elementary and secondary public schools may begin their Christmas vacation for 2018 on December 16, following the memorandum issued by the Office of Undersecretary for Planning and Field Operations to the Department of Education’s (DepEd) Regional Offices and Schools Division Offices in view of DepEd Order No. continue reading : DepEd clarifies applicability of amended Christmas break to public, private schools

Statement on DepEd’s alleged order to close a Salugpongan learning center

PASIG CITY, December 4, 2018 – The Department of Education (DepEd), through DepEd Region XI, confirms that it did not order the closure of any school serving Indigenous Peoples (IP) learners. This is in view of a recent claim that a Salugpongan learning center in the region was closed “upon the orders of the Department.” continue reading : Statement on DepEd’s alleged order to close a Salugpongan learning center

APEC member economies convene for education system advancement

PASAY CITY, December 3, 2018 – Around 300 participants, including government officials, policy makers, entrepreneurs, teachers, and other professionals, from 18 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) member economies convened for the 14th APEC Future Education Forum (AFEF) and 16th International APEC Learning Community Builders (ALCoB) Conference from November 27 to 29 at the Conrad Hotel in continue reading : APEC member economies convene for education system advancement

Education chief reiterates importance of financial literacy, its integration in K to 12 curriculum

PASAY CITY, November 29, 2018 – Department of Education (DepEd) Leonor Magtolis Briones underscored anew the importance of instilling financial literacy in teachers and learners during the Financial Education Stakeholders Expo 2018, organized by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), on November 27 at the SMX Convention Center in Pasay City. Integration in K to continue reading : Education chief reiterates importance of financial literacy, its integration in K to 12 curriculum

Briones underscores importance of Industry 4.0 dev’t in PH public administration

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, November 27, 2018 – Department of Education (DepEd) Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones highlighted the developments brought about by the Fourth Industrial Revolution and its relevance to Philippine public administration during the 2018 Philippine Society for Public Administration (PSPA) International Conference held on November 13 at the Limketkai Luxe Hotel in Cagayan continue reading : Briones underscores importance of Industry 4.0 dev’t in PH public administration

Beyond the box: Gawad Career Executive Service awardee Cristito Eco’s innovative solutions in education

“Thinking outside the box” is a common phrase which means thinking differently from what is expected. However, for Department of Education (DepEd) Region V Assistant Director Cristito Eco, thinking outside the box is not enough. He thinks and acts beyond the proverbial box. As then officer-in-charge (OIC) of the Office of the Schools Division Superintendent continue reading : Beyond the box: Gawad Career Executive Service awardee Cristito Eco’s innovative solutions in education