On the issuance of the Expanded Career Progression for Public School Teachers EO

​ June 23, 2022 – The Department of Education (DepEd) is jubilant about the timely issuance of Executive Order No. 174 titled Establishing the Expanded Career Progression System for Public School Teachers. The EO will officially create new position titles namely Teacher IV, Teacher V, Teacher VI, Teacher VII, and Master Teacher V and promote continue reading : On the issuance of the Expanded Career Progression for Public School Teachers EO

On Secretary Briones’ Appointment as SEAMEO INNOTECH Director

​ June 21, 2022 – The whole Department of Education (DepEd) family congratulates outgoing Education Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones for her appointment as Centre Director of the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization Regional Centre for Educational Innovation and Technology (SEAMEO INNOTECH). We greatly appreciate the leadership of Secretary Briones in the Department as we continue reading : On Secretary Briones’ Appointment as SEAMEO INNOTECH Director

On the inauguration of Vice President and Incoming Education Secretary Sara Duterte

June 19, 2022 – The entire Department of Education (DepEd) family is one with the nation in congratulating Vice President Sara Zimmerman Duterte on her inauguration for the second-highest post in the country. Likewise, we are enthusiastic to welcome VP Sara to DepEd as the incoming Education Secretary and work with her in proactively addressing continue reading : On the inauguration of Vice President and Incoming Education Secretary Sara Duterte

Secretary’s Message on the Graduation and Moving-up Ceremonies for School Year 2021-2022

My warmest greetings to the school officials, administrators, faculty members and advisers, teachers, parents, and guardians of the graduates and completers of School Year 2021-2022! On behalf of the Department of Education (DepEd), I am proud to celebrate the successes, milestones, and achievements of this batch’s graduates and promoted students in this year’s End-of-School-Year rites continue reading : Secretary’s Message on the Graduation and Moving-up Ceremonies for School Year 2021-2022

On the grant of additional honoraria for poll workers who rendered extended hours during the Elections

​ May 29, 2022 – The Department of Education (DepEd) welcomes the approval of the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) on granting additional honoraria for select teachers for their extended service during the 2022 National and Local Elections last May 9. DepEd, through Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones and Election Task Force Chair and Undersecretary for Administration continue reading : On the grant of additional honoraria for poll workers who rendered extended hours during the Elections

On the Increased Funding for Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 Educational Service Contracting (ESC) and Senior High School Voucher Program (SHS VP)

​ May 24, 2022 – The Department of Education (DepEd) is grateful for the continued support of the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) for the basic education, especially on the approval of the proposed substantial increase in the Government Assistance and Subsidies programs – Senior High School Voucher and Educational Service Contracting (ESC) under continue reading : On the Increased Funding for Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 Educational Service Contracting (ESC) and Senior High School Voucher Program (SHS VP)

Official Statement

​ May 21, 2022 – The Department of Education (DepEd) is investigating a suspected food-borne illnesses involving elementary students in Sta. Catalina, Negros Oriental, due to alleged contaminated milk distributed in schools in the area under the School-Based Feeding Program (SBFP). SBFP, as one of the Department’s priority initiatives, aims to address hunger and encourage continue reading : Official Statement

Official Statement

​ May 14, 2022 – The Department of Education (DepEd), through Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones, is wholeheartedly grateful to our teachers and personnel who served in the recently-concluded 2022 National and Local Elections. The nation has once again witnessed the bravery and dedication of our legion of educators who greatly contributed to this year’s safe continue reading : Official Statement

Official Statement

May 11, 2022 – I welcome the announcement by Presidential frontrunner Bongbong Marcos that incoming Vice President Sara Duterte will concurrently serve as Department of Education Secretary. I and the DepEd family are ready to work with her team for the orderly transition of DepEd leadership. We will turn over the Basic Education Plan 2030, continue reading : Official Statement