Jun 02 2014

BATASAN HILLS, QUEZON CITY – “We are still far from ideal but we are steadily improving the situation,” said Department of Education (DepEd) Undersecretary Rizalino Rivera as he inspects the school opening at Batasan Hills National High School. The school, which is in District 2 in Quezon City, has become a common example of overcrowding due to the high population in the area and the movement of people to the cities.  

 

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Jun 01 2014

Department of Education (DepEd) secretary Br Armin Luistro FSC prefers to inspect out-of-the-way schools during class opening. “I feel that we always look at urban areas,” he explains. “But what about island and mountain schools? Or schools that cater to children with special needs, indigenous peoples, or Muslim learners? They’re as much a part of the educational system as any public school in the city. But not too much attention gets focused on them.”

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May 15 2014

To further boost the Indigenous Peoples Education (IPed) in the country, the Department of Education (DepEd) will accredit non-profit private learning institutions serving Indigenous Peoples (IP) learners.

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