Press Releases

Over 400 School Heads in Eastern Visayas came together in Ormoc City last November 28-30, 2016 to attend the very first School Leaders’ Congress devised by the DepEd Regional Office VIII with the direction of Dr. Ramir B. Uytico, CESO IV. read more
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December 2, 2016
More than 3500 teachers and administrators of DepEd Region 8 came together to celebrate World Teachers’ Day yesterday, October 5, 2016 at Tacloban City, Leyte. read more
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October 13, 2016
Project LEAD (Lead, Empower and Achieve through Data-Driven Decisions), with the slogan “With empowered leaders come great schools!”, is a banner project of DepEd Region 8 which is a brainchild of the OIC–Regional Director himself, Dr. Ramir B. Uytico, CESO IV.   read more
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October 13, 2016
The Department of Education Eastern Visayas will celebrate the World Teachers’ Day on October 5, 2016 at the Tacloban City Convention Center with the theme “Guro: Kabalikat sa Pagbabago”. read more
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September 28, 2016
In line with the compulsory retirement of Dr. Luisa Bautista Yu, Dr. Ramir Barberan Uytico is designated as the new OIC Regional Director of the Department of Education Regional Office 8. He assumed post last August 30, 2016. read more
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September 10, 2016
TACLOBAN CITY, LEYTE, July 25 (PIA) – Education for all, giving equal right and opportunity for all school-aged children who are not inside the classrooms to acquire quality education - this is the recent program-initiative of the Department of Education, Regional Office 08 in partnership with th read more
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July 26, 2016
TACLOBAN CITY, LEYTE, July 15 (PIA) -  It is now more than four decades of passionate service to the youths, that DepEd 08 takes pride of.   read more
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July 15, 2016
The Department of Education Regional Office 8, through the Curriculum and Learning Management Division (CLMD), is set to conduct the Mass Training of Teachers (MTOT) for Senior High School Grade 11 for the Technical-Vocational Livelihood (TVL) Track on June 20 – 28, 2016 at Leyte Park Hotel and M read more
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June 20, 2016
June 13, 2016 marked the nationwide opening of School Year 2016 -2017. read more
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June 16, 2016
The Department of Education Region VIII is 100 percent ready for the opening of classes this coming June 13, 2016. read more
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June 9, 2016