Press Releases

Recognizing that Filipino teachers play a crucial role in delivering quality education to learners, who would soon be the great leaders and valuable citizens of our country, the Department of Education (DepEd) enjoins students, stakeholders, and the whole nation to partake in the celebration of t read more
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September 8, 2016
As much as 16.59 million Filipinos now have better opportunity for employment and livelihood as the Department of Education (DepEd) is working double-time to revive and expand the coverage of the Alternative Learning System (ALS). read more
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September 7, 2016
A mobile school package which could be set up in several minutes makes teaching and instruction more convenient even in far-flung communities, where there are limited facilities for electricity and internet connection. read more
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September 2, 2016
It is often perceived that for many members of indigenous communities, the simple aim of education is to be able to read, write, and count for the practical reason of being able assert their everyday needs without the fear of limitation and discrimination.   read more
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August 30, 2016
To equip and empower learners in making informed choices and decisions on issues that affect their personal safety and well-being, the Department of Education (DepEd) integrates and ensures an age-appropriate, developmental, and culture-sensitive sexuality education for learners in the K to 12 Ba read more
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August 25, 2016
In observance of the 2016 International Humanitarian Law (IHL) Month, the Department of Education (DepEd), in cooperation with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), opened a photo exhibit which depicts the effects of warfare in the Philippines and other countries on August 22, 2016 read more
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August 23, 2016
In line with the celebration of the 2016 International Humanitarian Law Month, the Department of Education (DepEd) iterates the need to uphold the rights of children in times of armed conflict and to help them return to their normal and secured state immediately. read more
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August 22, 2016
Children must be protected from all forms of abuse and violence, and schools must provide an environment that is safe, free from fear, and conducive to learning. The Department of Education (DepEd) reiterates this, through its Child Protection Policy (DepEd Order No. 40, s. 2012).   read more
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August 12, 2016
Muling binigyang-diin ni DepEd Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones na palalakasin ng DepEd ang Alternative Learning System (ALS) upang maibalik sa pormal na edukasyon ang maraming Pilipinong tumigil sa pag-aaral o hin read more
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August 12, 2016
In line with its advocacy of protecting and upholding the rights of Filipino children, the Department of Education (DepEd) and the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) held the National Oratorical Contest and Awarding Ceremony with the the read more
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August 5, 2016