Press Releases

PASIG CITY, June 13, 2017 – As around 27 million learners began trooping to the excitement of a new school year, around 22,000 students and 2,205 teachers from public schools face uncertainty as they fled for safety from the now war-pummelled historic city of Marawi. read more
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June 13, 2017
MANILA, June 10, 2017 – Department of Education (DepEd) Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones and other members of the DepEd executive committee personally went to Manila and Quezon City to monitor the opening of classes and ensure that schools are prepared for the return of students. read more
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June 10, 2017
PASIG CITY, June 9, 2017 –The Department of Education (DepEd) stands firm with its commitment to promote and provide a safe and free-from-fear learning environment for all learners in both public and private schools nationwide.   read more
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June 9, 2017
PASIG CITY, June 7, 2017 – A number of public schools in and outside Mindanao have begun accommodating learners displaced from Marawi City on the first day of classes despite facing respective challenges, proving that education knows no boundaries and limitations in ensuring that learner read more
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June 7, 2017
PASIG CITY, June 6, 2017 – The Department of Education (DepEd) welcomed around 27.7 million learners nationwide, including the first batch of Grade 12 learners since the full implementation of the K to 12 Program, on June 5, the official start of the School Year (SY) 2017-2018. read more
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June 6, 2017
PASIG CITY, June 5, 2017 – As 27.7 million learners troop to both public and private schools and learning spaces nationwide beginning June 5, the Department of Education (DepEd) is reinforcing its commitment to leave no learner behind and its endeavor to accelerate reforms and address ch read more
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June 5, 2017
PASIG CITY, June 3, 2017 – In time for the celebration of the World No Tobacco Day, the Department of Education (DepEd) reminded all schools and DepEd offices nationwide to make every day, not only May 31, a ‘No Tobacco Day.’   read more
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June 3, 2017
PASIG CITY, June 2, 2017 – “It takes an entire village to raise a child,” and the Schools Division Office (SDO) of Ilagan in the province of Isabela mobilized its 91 barangays to promote awareness and address gaps in the implementation of the Senior High School (SHS) Program. read more
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June 2, 2017
PASIG CITY, June 1, 2017 – The Department of Education (DepEd) and its partners from both the government and private sector work together in ensuring that all learners will have safe and conducive learning environment come June 5, 2017—the scheduled opening of classes for School Year (SY read more
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June 1, 2017
CAGAYAN DE ORO, May 31, 2017 – “We believe that opening classes as scheduled will contribute in the normalization activities . . . education will not be compromised by this crisis. read more
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May 31, 2017