Statement on ‘Momo challenge’ and similar threats to the online safety of children

PASIG CITY, February 28, 2019 –Consistent with its vision of zero tolerance against all forms of abuse, exploitation, discrimination, bullying, and other forms of violence against children, the Department of Education (DepEd) enjoins all parents to be more mindful and attentive to the digital activities of children especially in the wake of the so-called “Momo continue reading : Statement on ‘Momo challenge’ and similar threats to the online safety of children

DepEd statement on the bicameral report of the Legislature on the proposed 2019 national budget

PASIG CITY, February 16, 2019 – As the agency with the largest number of stakeholders that benefit from the government’s timely delivery of service and resources, the Department of Education (DepEd) welcomes the bicameral report of the Legislature on the proposed 2019 national budget and looks forward to its approval by the President. A significant continue reading : DepEd statement on the bicameral report of the Legislature on the proposed 2019 national budget

Statement on the passing of Henry Sy Sr., founder of SM Foundation and champion of education

PASIG CITY, January 20, 2019 – The Department of Education (DepEd) extends its sincerest condolences to the family and friends of SM patriarch, and founder of SM Foundation, Henry Sy Sr., who passed away at the age of 94. A champion of education and social responsibility, Sy established the SM Foundation in 1983 to support continue reading : Statement on the passing of Henry Sy Sr., founder of SM Foundation and champion of education

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.