Press Releases

PASIG CITY -- The Department of Education (DepEd) has reiterated its policy of respecting the religious rights of students including the right of female Muslim school children to use veil or headdress (hijab) inside the campus. read more
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July 24, 2013
PASIG CITY – The Department of Education (DepEd) has granted the request of interested investors of the Public-Private Partnerships for School Infrastructure Project-Phase Two (PSIP II) more time to prepare their proposals for the bid submission. read more
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July 21, 2013
PASIG CITY – The Department of Education (DepEd) submitted July 12th the first batch of validated reports required for the release of the Performance-Based Bonus (PBB). read more
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July 17, 2013
PASIG CITY -- Government science scholars will get priority in hiring when they apply for a teaching job in public secondary schools. read more
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July 13, 2013
PASIG CITY – The Department of Education (DepEd) has added seven more languages from the current 12 major local languages as medium of instruction from Kinder up to Grade 3 under the Mother-Tongue-Based Multi-Lingual Education (MTB-MLE). read more
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July 12, 2013
The Philippines, through the Department of Education (DepEd) and the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) will host the 6th Association of South East Asian Nations Schools Games (ASG) on December 2014, even as the country is set to host the ASG golf tournament in November this year. read more
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July 8, 2013
PASIG CITY -- The Department of Science and Technology-Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI) through the Department of Education (DepEd) announces the 2014 DOST-SEI Science and Technology Undergraduate Scholarships’ nationwide examination on September 22, 2013. read more
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July 3, 2013
PASIG CITY – The Department of Education (DepEd) announced that the National Career Assessment Examination (NCAE), which determines the interests and career inclination of students, will no longer be administered to Grade 8 students this year. read more
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July 2, 2013
PASIG CITY – The Department of Education (DepEd) and the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP)have entered into an agreement to facilitate discussions with indigenous peoples’ communities on the use of some 2,000 school sites located within their ancestral domains. read more
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June 27, 2013
PASIG CITY – The Philippines, through the Department of Education (DepEd) and the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) is sending 115 selected athletes who won gold, silver, and bronze in the 2013 Palarong Pambansa to the 5th Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) Schools Games in Hanoi, V read more
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June 21, 2013