Official Statements

The Department of Education (DepEd) maintains and honors its commitment to leave no learner behind and to provide quality, relevant, accessible, and liberating education in an environment where learners and personnel alike are safe and nurtured. read more
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November 7, 2017
The Department of Education (DepEd) strongly condemns the ambush of Kimlawis National High School students in Davao del Sur by unidentified gunmen which resulted in the killing of Jimbo Lingkanay, 16, and the injury of five others.   read more
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November 1, 2017
The Department of Education (DepEd) duly recognizes the intent of legislators to conduct a probe on the nullified DepEd Order No. 38, series 2017 (DO 38), or “Further Clarifications to DepEd Order Nos. 12 and 27, s. 2017.”   read more
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October 28, 2017
I am deeply honored and privileged to lead the celebration of World Teachers’ Day with the very opportune theme, “Gurong Pilipino: Kaakbay sa Progreso.”      read more
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October 2, 2017
The Department of Education (DepEd) strongly condemns the slay of Oscar Solania Asildo Jr., Administrative Officer III of DepEd Division Office in Guihulngan, Negros Oriental.   read more
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August 31, 2017
The Department of Education strongly condemns the shooting of Kian Loyd Delos Santos, a Grade 11 student of Our Lady of Lourdes Senior High School in Valenzuela, by elements of the Caloocan police. read more
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August 19, 2017
The Department of Education (DepEd) fully supports the government’s Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN). read more
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July 5, 2017
The Department of Education (DepEd) strongly condemns the killing of Marcom Borongan, the newly installed Schools Division Superintendent (SDS) of Zamboanga Del Sur.   read more
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July 4, 2017
The Department of Education (DepEd) expresses great concern over the recent incidents of violence against its personnel, the latest of which is the attempt on the life of a high school principal from San Jose, Batangas.   read more
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July 4, 2017
PASIG CITY, June 22, 2017 – Education Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones continues to reiterate that schools and learning spaces are zones of peace, and maintains that the security and safety of learners, teaching and non-teaching personnel are the foremost priority in the event of confli read more
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June 22, 2017