DepEd Assures the Public that the Rights of Children are Protected

PASIG CITY, October 20, 2019 –  On September 20, 2019, the Assistant Regional Director and OIC of DepEd Region XI approved the recommendation of the Fact Finding Committee for the closure of the private schools operated by the Salugpongan Ta’ Tanu Igkanogon Community Learning Center, Inc. (Salugpongan). This was received by the representative of Salugpongan continue reading : DepEd Assures the Public that the Rights of Children are Protected

Statement on the shooting incident of a school teacher in Valencia City

PASIG CITY, October 17, 2019 – The Department of Education (DepEd) strongly condemns the shooting of Ms. Zhydee Bitago Cabañelez, an elementary teacher at Dalit Elementary School in Valencia City, Bukidnon on October 15, 2019. Four (4) unidentified gunmen onboard motorcycles went inside the victim’s classroom and shot the victim and her husband, Mr. Ramil continue reading : Statement on the shooting incident of a school teacher in Valencia City

Statement on the passing of Gina Lopez, former DENR secretary and ABS-CBN Foundation chairperson

PASIG CITY, August 22, 2019 – The Department of Education (DepEd) expresses its sincerest condolences to the family and friends of Regina Paz “Gina” Lopez, former secretary of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and chairperson of ABS-CBN Foundation, who passed away on August 19 at the age of 65. Education chief Leonor continue reading : Statement on the passing of Gina Lopez, former DENR secretary and ABS-CBN Foundation chairperson

Statement on buffer stock learning materials, errors in textbooks

PASIG CITY, August 13, 2019 – In response to the Commission on Audit’s (COA) observations, the Department of Education (DepEd) reaffirms its strong commitment to implement and adopt the audit recommendations to improve the Department’s systems and strengthen its internal and external controls. The Department has given COA its rejoinder during its exit conference with continue reading : Statement on buffer stock learning materials, errors in textbooks

DepEd reiterates it had already addressed COA’s observations

PASIG CITY, August 12, 2019 – As part of the reforms initiated under the leadership of Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones, the Department of Education (DepEd) is intent on further strengthening its financial management system. As early as March 2019, the Department has already been working with the Commission on Audit (COA) and submitted its responses continue reading : DepEd reiterates it had already addressed COA’s observations

Statement on the death of five teachers in the Iloilo-Guimaras sea tragedy

PASIG CITY, August 5, 2019 – The Department of Education (DepEd) laments the passing of five teachers from the Western Visayas Region who died when three motor boats capsized yesterday, August 4, in the Iloilo-Guimaras Strait. DepEd extends its sincerest condolences to the bereaved families of four teachers from Lambunao National High School and one continue reading : Statement on the death of five teachers in the Iloilo-Guimaras sea tragedy