Press Releases

The Department of Education has renewed its partnership with Rappler, Inc., a media organization of veteran journalists, as its official social media partner for the 2013 Palarong Pambansa set in Negros Oriental this April. read more
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March 26, 2013
Education Secretary Br. Armin A. Luistro FSC was conferred a Doctor of Humanities (Honoris Causa) by the Foundation University of Dumaguete City, citing him as an educator par excellence for his accomplishments at the Department of Education. read more
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March 25, 2013
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas and the Department of Education bared the winners in the 2012 National Search for the best public school teachers of savings and financial literacy who received generous financial reward for their effort. read more
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March 22, 2013
The Department of Education endorses the Tahderiyyah Curriculum in Islamic community schools operated by the Bangsamoro Development Agency (BDA), giving Muslim preschool children equal access to quality kindergarten education. read more
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March 19, 2013
The Department of Education has significantly increased its allocation for schools maintenance and other operating expenses (MOOE) by 46% this year as the government intensifies its efforts to achieve the learning targets of some 20 million students in elementary and secondary public schools nati read more
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March 14, 2013
The Department of Education releases the guidelines on the granting of Performance Based Bonus (PBB) for its personnel, based on Executive Order No. 80, s. 2012 signed by President Benigno S. Aquino III. The guidelines take effect February 28, 2013. read more
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March 7, 2013
An alternative delivery mode of education for Muslim schoolchildren supported by international agencies continues to reach more areas in Mindanao just a year after its launch. read more
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March 6, 2013
The provincial government of Negros Oriental is this year’s host of the 2013 Palarong Pambansa, the country’s biggest sporting event that aims to develop world-class athletes. read more
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March 4, 2013
The Department of Education has come up with a ruling that prioritizes the hiring of applicants who hail from the community where the school is located, provided that the applicant possesses all the qualifications for the position stated in DepEd Order no 12 s 2012. read more
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February 28, 2013
The Department of Education has earmarked an additional P250,000 grant to each Muslim school (madaris) to upgrade their physical facilities and improve operational capabilities to better implement a cuturally sensitive and Islam-friendly curriculum. read more
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February 25, 2013