DepEd to share accessible education strategies in SEAMEO dialogue

​ June 17, 2021 – The Department of Education (DepEd) is set to present its strategic directions to keep educational opportunities accessible to every learner in the 5th Strategic Dialogue for Education Ministers (5th SDEM) on June 17, 2021. With the theme ‘Education as an Uplifting Force,’ Education Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones will share initiatives continue reading : DepEd to share accessible education strategies in SEAMEO dialogue

DepEd, DBM fast-tracking release of 2019 PBB for all teaching, eligible non-teaching personnel

​ June 16, 2021 – The Department of Education (DepEd) is working closely with the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) to fast-track the release of its 2019 Performance-Based Bonus (PBB), Education Secretary Leonor Briones announced on Wednesday. The announcement came after the AO25 Secretariat of the Interagency Task Force (IATF) on the Harmonization of continue reading : DepEd, DBM fast-tracking release of 2019 PBB for all teaching, eligible non-teaching personnel

DepEd to release public school teachers’ cash allowance for SY 2021-2022

​ June 14, 2021 – In continuous support to teacher’s need in providing education amidst the pandemic, the Department of Education (DepEd) is set to release the Php 5,000 cash allowance of classroom teachers for the School Year 2021-2022. DepEd and the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) issued a Joint Circular (JC) to prescribe continue reading : DepEd to release public school teachers’ cash allowance for SY 2021-2022

Briones reminds Filipinos to unite for PH freedom, healing in 123rd Independence Day

June 14, 2021 – Reflecting on the Philippines’ 123rd Independence Day, Education Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones highlighted the importance of staying united amidst the nation’s challenges to continue defending the freedom the Katipuneros fought for. “As a nation, we pray that we become united more than ever. The struggle continues — the struggle to free continue reading : Briones reminds Filipinos to unite for PH freedom, healing in 123rd Independence Day

On vaccination of minors

June 14, 2021 – As the government starts the inoculation of economic frontliners, including teachers and non-teaching personnel, the Department of Education (DepEd) welcomes various global developments and insights on the vaccination of minors against COVID-19. Nonetheless, DepEd will discuss these developments with the Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Disease (IATF-EID) and the Department continue reading : On vaccination of minors

DepEd showcases #MeronAko campaign to reduce stigma on menstruation

June 14, 2021 – In celebration of Menstrual Hygiene Day, the Department of Education (DepEd) on Friday showcased the #MeronAko campaign, which aimed to reduce stigma on menstruation and provide support for girls during their period. Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) refers to women and adolescent girls using clean hygienic materials to absorb and collect menstrual continue reading : DepEd showcases #MeronAko campaign to reduce stigma on menstruation

DepEd TV teacher-broadcasters get COVID-19 jab as gov’t starts vaccination for A4 group

​ PASAY CITY, June 12, 2021 – To signal the start of the inoculation for education frontliners, four DepEd TV teacher-broadcasters on Monday received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine during the National Capital Region (NCR) Plus 8 Commitment Ceremony and Symbolic Vaccination for the A4 Priority Group. DepEd TV teacher-broadcasters Ms. Pamela Amor continue reading : DepEd TV teacher-broadcasters get COVID-19 jab as gov’t starts vaccination for A4 group

Briones cites Filipino heroism, bravery as inspiration in nation’s COVID-19 battle

June 7, 2021 – With education still facing the challenges brought about by the pandemic, DepEd Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones has looked to history to rally stakeholders in contributing to the improvement of the public health situation. In particular, Secretary Briones cited the victory of Filipinos during the Battle of Mactan will be the nation’s continue reading : Briones cites Filipino heroism, bravery as inspiration in nation’s COVID-19 battle

SDO Palawan installs 196 RBI sets as part of Teachers on Air Initiative

​ June 6, 2021 — In continuous support for the Basic Education-Learning Continuity Plan (BE-LCP) and distance learning, the Schools Division Office (SDO) of Palawan has installed 196 mini radio stations as part of the Teachers on Air initiative. Spearheaded by Mr. Rueben Herrera, the school head of Marikit Elementary School (MES) in Aborlan, Palawan, continue reading : SDO Palawan installs 196 RBI sets as part of Teachers on Air Initiative

DepEd-backed teacher education network gets accredited as ASEAN official entity

June 6, 2021 – Supportive of academic and research endeavors of teacher education institutions (TEI), the Department of Education (DepEd) welcomed the accreditation of the Association of Southeast Asian Teacher Education Network (AsTEN) as an official entity affiliated with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). AsTEN is a network of premier leading TEIs of continue reading : DepEd-backed teacher education network gets accredited as ASEAN official entity