The Government of the Republic of the Philippines and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front have signed the Framework Agreement on the Bangsamoro on October 15, 2012. To support the peace agreement, both parties have launched the Sajahatra Program.
The Department of Education (DepED) is committed to implementing the Government’s support to private education, pursuant to Republic Act No. 8545 entitled, “An Act Amending Republic Act No. 6728, otherwise known as ‘An Act Providing Government Assistance to Students and Teachers in Private Education (GASTPE) and Appropriating Funds Therefor”.
In line with the goal of promoting access to basic education, this Department announces the implementation of the Education Voucher System (EVS) in Government-recognized private secondary schools effective SY2006-2007.
In compliance with the provisions of Executive Order 113, enjoining all sectors to participate in tree planting activities in support of the environment and natural resources program which the government is presently implementing; and in order to encourage citizenry involvement in creating a wholesome environment, the Department of Education, Culture and Sports is launching the Revitalized Tree-planting and Greening Program (RTGP)