On the approval of the pilot implementation of limited face-to-face classes in 120 schools

​ September 20, 2021 – The Department of Education (DepEd) would like to announce that President Rodrigo Roa Duterte has approved the pilot implementation of face-to-face classes in low-risk areas. Nonetheless, we would like to emphasize that the pilot will only be participated by at least 100 public schools and 20 private schools. These schools continue reading : On the approval of the pilot implementation of limited face-to-face classes in 120 schools

On the Death of a Grade 10 Learner due to Alleged Hazing Incident

September 16, 2021 – The Department of Education (DepEd) strongly condemns any violence perpetrated against learners and strictly implements the Anti-Hazing Act that prohibits the conduct of hazing or any initiation rites associated with fraternities, sororities and similar organizations. We have released issuances prohibiting the practice of hazing in schools and imposed sanctions for violations. continue reading : On the Death of a Grade 10 Learner due to Alleged Hazing Incident

On School Calendar 2021-2022

​ August 7, 2021 – After the President’s decision on the start date for the incoming school year, the Department of Education (DepEd) has finalized the School Calendar for SY 2021-2022, which will still feature blended learning approach in the delivery of basic education. As previously announced, the opening date for SY 2021-2022 is on continue reading : On School Calendar 2021-2022

Mensahe ng Kalihim para sa Pagtatapos at Moving-Up Ceremonies sa Taong Panuruan 2020-2021

Nais kong ipabatid ang aking taos-pusong pagbati at pagpupugay sa mga magsisipagtapos, mga guro, mga opisyal ng paaralan, at mga kawani, sa kanilang Commencement Exercise para sa Taong Panuruan 2020-2021. Sa ngalan ng Kagawaran ng Edukasyon (DepEd), ikinararangal ko ang maging bahagi ng mga nagawa at nakamit ng mga magsisipagtapos ngayong taon. Sa kabila ng continue reading : Mensahe ng Kalihim para sa Pagtatapos at Moving-Up Ceremonies sa Taong Panuruan 2020-2021

On the apology of World Bank

July 10, 2021 – The Department of Education (DepEd) acknowledges the apology of the World Bank (WB) concerning the premature publication of a synthesis report titled ‘Improving student learning outcomes and well-being in the Philippines: What are international assessments telling us?’. More than admitting to their oversight, we hope the WB statement has clearly reiterated continue reading : On the apology of World Bank

Secretary’s Message on the Graduation and Moving-up Ceremonies for School Year 2020-2021

I would like to express my warmest greetings and congratulations to the graduating learners, faculty, school officials and staff for their Commencement Exercise for School Year 2020-2021. On behalf of the Department of Education (DepEd), I am honored to be part of the accomplishments and milestones of this year’s graduating batch. Despite being tested in continue reading : Secretary’s Message on the Graduation and Moving-up Ceremonies for School Year 2020-2021