Press Releases

PASIG CITY, June 19, 2017 – Education Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones emphasized the importance of providing quality, accessible, relevant, and liberating basic education for all learners nationwide, wherever they are and whatever situation they may be in.   read more
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June 17, 2017
PASIG CITY, June 16, 2017 – The collaborative spirit being fostered by Brigada Eskwela among communities will once again play a crucial role in the preparation of a safe, secure, and nurturing learning environment for children – this time to help rebuild the lives of learners, t read more
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June 16, 2017
PASIG CITY, June 14, 2017 – Through the Department of Education’s (DepEd) continuous expansion and strengthening of the Alternative Learning System (ALS), being out of school no longer has to mean being discouraged to continue education.   read more
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June 14, 2017
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