Press Releases

PASIG CITY – After careful deliberation, officials of the Department of Education (DepEd) have selected Tagum City, Davao del Norte to host the 2015 Palarong Pambansa. The city beat out five other bidders – Dipolog City, Pagadian City, Koronadal City, Lanao del Norte province, and CARAGA region. read more
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January 20, 2015
Pasig City – In pursuit of promoting the right of indigenous peoples (IP) to culturally responsive education, the Department of Education (DepEd) in collaboration with the De La Salle Brothers, Inc. (DLSBI) and Pundasyon Hanunuo Mangyan Association (PHMA), entered into a partnership to strengthen Indigenous Peoples Education (IPEd) by improving culture-based education and culture-responsive school management in Umabang Elementary School and Bailan Elementary School in Bulalacao, Oriental Mindoro. read more
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January 9, 2015
MANDALUYONG CITY -- As a result of consultations with various Indigenous Peoples (IP) communities, educators, and civil society support groups nationwide, the Department of Education (DepEd) has released an order promulgating "Guidelines on the Conduct of Activities and Use of Materials Involving Aspects of Indigenous Peoples Culture.” read more
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January 7, 2015
PASIG CITY—In line with the commitment of the Department of Education (DepEd) to provide a conducive learning environment and to expand the reach of technology across all schools in the country, the DepEd has inked agreements with Thrive Solar Energy Philippines (TSEP) and Global Peace Foundation (GPF). read more
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December 16, 2014
The Department of Education (DepEd) reminded all public school authorities that collection of any fees for school activities and celebrations is strictly prohibited. read more
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December 14, 2014
Partial reports gathered by the Department of Education (DepEd) show that out of 9,193 schools that reported, only 101 schools incurred partial or total damage on account of TY Ruby. DepEd said that repair and rehabilitation of schools can be covered by the existing budget and will not require supplemental allocations. read more
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December 13, 2014
TAGUIG CITY – To promote nutrition among Filipino children, the Department of Education (DepEd) in collaboration with the Technical Education and Skills Development Association (TESDA), initiated the “Get Your Gulay On: Grand Gulay Cook-Off Challenge”, a contest that aims to encourage innovation in making healthy snacks made of vegetables from the Gulayan sa Paaralan Program in public schools. read more
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December 12, 2014
Following its commitment to extend assistance to Filipino learners and educators in Sabah, the Department of Education (DepEd) conducted a workshop for Filipino teachers and volunteers in alternative learning centers (ALCs) for the Community-based Education Program from November 17 to 29, 2014. read more
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December 11, 2014
PASIG CITY -- “Walang eskwelahan, pribado man o pampubliko, na nagpapahintulot sa  pagpasok ng kahit sinumang armadong indibidwal o grupo,” Department of Education (DepEd) Secretary Br. Armin Luistro FSC emphasized during a dialogue Tuesday with some Lumad representatives and members of the Save Our Schools Network on the alleged military presence in some schools in Mindanao. read more
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December 6, 2014
Marikina City—The Philippines, through the Department of Education (DepEd) and the local government of Marikina City, officially opened the 6th ASEAN Schools Games (ASG) at the Marikina Sports Complex, November 30. read more
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December 1, 2014