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

Statement on the fatal shooting of principal, DepEd officer in NegOr

PASIG CITY, July 26, 2019 – It is with shock and sorrow that the Department of Education (DepEd) condemns the shooting of a school principal and a schools division officer in Guihulngan City, Negros Oriental on July 25. Arthur Cordevilla Bayawa, principal at Guihulngan National High School-Poblacion, and Ardale Cordevilla Bayawa, Curriculum Implementation Division chief continue reading : Statement on the fatal shooting of principal, DepEd officer in NegOr

Statement on President Duterte’s call for a new SSL during his 4th SONA

PASIG CITY, July 24, 2019 – The Department of Education (DepEd) expresses gratitude to President Rodrigo Roa Duterte for marking the passage of a new Salary Standardization Law (SSL) as an urgent action for the 18th Congress during his 4th State of the Nation Address (SONA) last July 22. His direction is consistent with Secretary continue reading : Statement on President Duterte’s call for a new SSL during his 4th SONA

Statement on the suspected food poisoning incident at Imus Institute of Science and Technology

PASIG CITY, July 12, 2019 – Following reports of a suspected food poisoning incident involving at least 40 Junior High School students at the Imus Institute of Science and Technology–Dimasalang Campus, the Department of Education (DepEd) reiterates the strict enforcement of its policies and guidelines on healthy food and beverage choices in schools, learning centers, continue reading : Statement on the suspected food poisoning incident at Imus Institute of Science and Technology