Official Statements

The Department of Education (DepEd), the foremost government agency mandated to promote and protect the welfare of young learners, appeals to the community to be increasingly vigilant and proactive in preventing and deterring incidents that result in the abuse, exploitation, and discrimination ag read more
Posted on
March 28, 2017
My warmest greetings to the school officials, administrators, faculty members and advisers, teachers, parents and guardians of the graduates of school year 2016-2017 with the theme, “Sabay-Sabay na Hakbang Tungo sa Maunlad na Kinabukasan."   read more
Posted on
March 6, 2017
The Department of Education (DepEd) will be issuing a moratorium on field trips in all public and elementary and secondary schools until June 2017. This is following the tragic bus accident that claimed the lives of college students in Tanay, Rizal on Monday.   read more
Posted on
February 22, 2017
The Department of Education (DepEd) reminds the public that the deadline of online application for the Senior High School Voucher Program (SHS VP) is on February 10, 2017 Friday. This is pursuant to DepEd Order No. read more
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February 9, 2017
Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones on Monday ultimately dismissed the involvement of the Department of Education (DepEd) in the Department of Health’s (DoH) initiative to distribute condoms in schools.    read more
Posted on
February 6, 2017
Local government units (LGUs) are constant partners of the Department of Education (DepEd) in continuously improving the welfare of teachers and enabling them to cope with the demands of their profession. read more
Posted on
February 2, 2017
Education Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones on Monday signified that the Department of Education (DepEd) will not be involved in the Department of Health’s (DOH) condom distribution. read more
Posted on
January 30, 2017
Department of Education (DepEd) Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones’s recent interview, through an exchange of text messages, was limited to the topic of whether field trips are mandatory. A question regarding millennials was not raised to her attention nor addressed by the Secretary. read more
Posted on
January 24, 2017
Ang pagmamahal, ayon sa Mesiyas, ay walang pinipiling panahon, walang pinipiling tao. Ito ay para sa lahat, sa lahat ng oras. Magsilbi nawang paalala ang Pasko upang muli nating balikan ang katotohanan na mayroon tayong pananagutan sa ating sarili at sa kapwa. read more
Posted on
December 21, 2016
While the Department of Education (DepEd) recognizes the need to promptly address the surging spread of HIV/AIDS among the youth, the Department will have to hold thorough and careful discussions with the Department of Health (DoH) regarding the health agency’s plan to distribute condoms in schoo read more
Posted on
December 7, 2016