Press Releases

Tacloban City – FundLife Internatinal will deliver its first school-based programme after signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Department of Education (DepEd). Amongst those attending the MoU signing was Fundlife Founder, Marko Kasic and DepEd’s Region VIII Director, Dr. read more
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August 2, 2017
Palo, Leyte, Eastern Visayas – The Department of Education Regional Office VIII will be celebrating its 42nd Founding Anniversary on July 24-28, 2017. This year’s celebration is anchored on the theme “DepEd @42: LEADing and Empowering.”   read more
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July 24, 2017
Key officials of DepEd Region 8 from the 13 Schools Division Office, together with the Assistant Secretary for Alternative Learning System – Hon. G.H. Ambat, came together to Catbalogan City last March 3, 2017 to formally launch the Regional Portfolio Day. read more
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March 14, 2017
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