Statement on the alleged inventory of Alliance of Concerned Teachers members by the Philippine National Police

PASIG CITY, January 7, 2018 – The Department of Education (DepEd) received communication from a representative of the Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT) raising concern over allegedly two endorsements by DepEd Schools Division Offices (SDO) of a supposed Memorandum from the Philippine National Police, directing the inventory of teachers who are members of ACT. The continue reading : Statement on the alleged inventory of Alliance of Concerned Teachers members by the Philippine National Police

Statement on preventing and addressing bullying incidents in schools

PASIG CITY, December 24, 2018 – The Department of Education (DepEd) acknowledges the authority of schools to impose disciplinary sanctions, when necessary and consistent with law and DepEd’s policies, in addressing cases of child abuse, violence, exploitation, discrimination and bullying. The Department urges schools to conduct a thorough and complete review of their operations manuals, continue reading : Statement on preventing and addressing bullying incidents in schools

Statement on prevention of bullying in public and private schools

PASIG CITY, December 21, 2018 – The Department of Education (DepEd) reminds all public and private Kindergarten, elementary, and secondary schools of the necessity and importance of adopting and enforcing anti-bullying policies in their respective institutions. DepEd Order No. 40, series 2012, or the “DepEd Child Protection Policy,” institutionalized zero tolerance against any form of continue reading : Statement on prevention of bullying in public and 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

Statement on the passing of Dr. George S. K. Ty, founder of Metrobank and Metrobank Foundation Inc.

PASIG CITY, November 24, 2018 – The Department of Education (DepEd) extends its sincerest condolences to the family and friends of Metrobank and Metrobank Foundation Inc. founder Dr. George S. K. Ty who passed away at the age of 86. DepEd will always be grateful to Dr. Ty for his lifelong commitment to the advancement continue reading : Statement on the passing of Dr. George S. K. Ty, founder of Metrobank and Metrobank Foundation Inc.

Statement on the slay of a teacher in Tambubong Elementary School in Bocaue, Bulacan

PASIG CITY, November 21, 2018 – The Department of Education (DepEd) extends its deepest condolences to the bereaved family of a teacher slain by a man who, in turn, shot himself inside her classroom today in Bocaue, Bulacan. The Schools Division Office (SDO) of Bulacan, in close coordination with the Philippine National Police-Bulacan, is conducting continue reading : Statement on the slay of a teacher in Tambubong Elementary School in Bocaue, Bulacan

DepEd: Korean and other foreign language classes elective, not replacement to Filipino

PASIG CITY, November 18, 2018 – Amid misguided assertions and the timing of reports about the offering of elective Korean language class in selected public schools, the Department of Education (DepEd) emphasizes that this program is in no way intended to and shall not replace the Filipino subject in the basic education curriculum. The study continue reading : DepEd: Korean and other foreign language classes elective, not replacement to Filipino

Statement on the grant of anniversary bonus to DepEd teachers, personnel

PASIG CITY, November 9, 2018 – Following its pronouncement during the World Teachers’ Day (WTD) celebration in October, and as part of its unwavering efforts to continuously expand the scope of employee welfare, the Department of Education (DepEd) issued the guidelines on the grant of anniversary bonus in the amount of P3,000 to its teaching continue reading : Statement on the grant of anniversary bonus to DepEd teachers, personnel

DepEd reiterates commitment to safeguard employee welfare, ensure organizational effectiveness

PASIG CITY, October 3, 2018 – Amid calls for suspension of existing systems and policies geared towards the effective and efficient delivery of quality, accessible, relevant, and liberating basic education, work at the Department of Education (DepEd) – Central Office continues. We remain steadfast in our commitment to safeguard the welfare of our employees – continue reading : DepEd reiterates commitment to safeguard employee welfare, ensure organizational effectiveness