Official Statements

On 4 September 2013, I released DepEd Order No. 36 s. 2013 in order to update the Agency's directions and further strengthen our capacity to fulfill our constitutional mandate. read more
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August 29, 2014
The Department of Education is one with the nation in celebrating the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples. read more
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August 9, 2014
The Department of Education is one with President Benigno S. Aquino III in fulfilling his promises to the Filipino people. We remain committed to the Filipino learner. read more
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July 28, 2014
The following statements are the Department of Education’s response to the matters raised by the Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT) earlier this week regarding the Results Based Performance Management System (RPMS) and Learners’ Information System (LIS) On RPMS read more
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July 25, 2014
Since 2012, the fund for teachers’ bonuses are included in the GAA charged against the Miscellaneous Personnel Benefits Fund (MPBF) and NOT from savings. read more
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July 24, 2014
PASIG CITY – In response to allegations reported by a media outfit, the Department of Education (DepEd) will initiate an investigation on alleged anomalous deals involving overpriced computers and textbooks from 2008 to 2010. read more
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June 3, 2014
PASIG CITY – The Department of Education (DepEd) reminded all school authorities that collection of any fees during enrolment and the first days of class is strictly prohibited. read more
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May 28, 2014
The signing of the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro strengthens the Department of Education's commitment to continue building a culture of peace by impressing upon our learners the importance of acceptance and understanding of diverse beliefs; we are and will always be an active particip read more
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March 2, 2014
The Department of Education is open to the idea of a 4-day school week although we have yet to receive a formal proposal from the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority. As with all suggestions, this will first undergo study to determine its effect on education. read more
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February 14, 2014
The COA report released to the public last week is for 2012. The issues raised in that document have already been brought to DepEd's attention and have been addressed or explained in 2013. read more
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January 28, 2014