Official Statements

"We thank the Supreme Court (SC) for denying the TRO on the suspension of the K to 12 Program as announced in today's SC press conference. read more
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March 15, 2016
The Department of Education (DepEd) condemns in the strongest possible terms the recent killing of a Lumad school head and the two other Lumad leaders at the Alternative Learning Center for Agricultural and Livelihood Development (ALCADEV) in Surigao del Sur. read more
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September 3, 2015
The Department of Education (DepEd) deeply mourns the loss of one of its greatest officials in the person of Francis M. Varela, Undersecretary for Finance and Administration.  read more
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August 29, 2015
The Department of Education is one with the indigenous peoples and the rest of the nation in celebrating the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples on August 9, 2015.   read more
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August 9, 2015
In response to Senator Ralph Recto’s conclusions on the Department of Education’s (DepEd) teacher hiring as carried by the Manila Bulletin last July 19, 2015, DepEd stresses that we have adjusted and improved the qualifications in hiring teachers in public schools to ensure the quality of educa read more
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July 20, 2015
In light of the recent class suspensions due to Typhoons Egay and Falcon, the Department of Education (DepEd) would like to reiterate DepEd Order no. 9, s. read more
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July 13, 2015
The Department of Education (DepEd) is currently investigating the food poisoning incident of some students in CARAGA Region. The affected students have been given proper health care and most of which have already been discharged from hospitals. read more
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July 13, 2015
Isang mapagpala at mapagpalayang umaga sa inyong lahat! Tatlumpu’t walong (38) taon na ang nakalilipas. Tandang-tanda ko pa...   read more
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July 9, 2015
The Department of Education (DepEd) strongly objects to the accusation that DepEd officials and other agencies are feeding President Benigno S. Aquino III with wrong information on the readiness of the government to implement the K to 12 Program. read more
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May 11, 2015