Briones: To achieve quality education, change the way we teach our learners

DUMAGUETE CITY, November 16, 2019 – Education Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones discussed the priority initiatives of the Department of Education (DepEd) for the last three years of her administration during the Region VII management committee meeting at Southview Hotel in Dumaguete on October 31. Speaking before the DepEd  regional and division officials, supervisors, principals, and continue reading : Briones: To achieve quality education, change the way we teach our learners

DepEd to conduct first national summit on rights of the child in education

PASIG CITY, November 8, 2019 – The Department of Education (DepEd), through its Legal Affairs Office, in partnership with United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), Save the Children Philippines, Council for the Welfare of Children (CWC), Plan International Philippines, Child Protection Network (CPN), and Ateneo Human Rights Center, is set to conduct the First National Summit continue reading : DepEd to conduct first national summit on rights of the child in education

DepEd, partners convene at Educ Forum to address quality of basic education

QUEZON CITY, November 6, 2019 –The Department of Education (DepEd) convened partners from various sectors to form the Philippine Forum for Quality Basic Education (Educ Forum) on November 6, at SEAMEO Innotech, Commonwealth Ave, Diliman, Quezon City. Education Secretary Leonor Briones stressed that while government efforts have produced major gains in access to education, “our continue reading : DepEd, partners convene at Educ Forum to address quality of basic education

DepEd, international delegates to tackle sanitation, hygiene in schools to achieve SDG 4

PASIG CITY, November 4, 2019 – In pursuit of achieving the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goal 4 (SDG 4), the Department of Education (DepEd) will host the 7th Water, Sanitation, Hygiene (WASH) in Schools International Learning Exchange (WinS ILE) on November 11-15, 2019 at Crowne Plaza Manila Galleria, Quezon City. With the theme “Taking WinS continue reading : DepEd, international delegates to tackle sanitation, hygiene in schools to achieve SDG 4

Briones supports SEARCA’s innovations in agricultural development; new SEARCA director introduced

Los Baños, Laguna, November 4, 2019 – DepEd Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones presided the investiture of the new Southeast East Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) and Opening Ceremony of the 67th SEARCA Governing Board Meeting on October 28, 2019 held at the Umali Auditorium, the University of the Philippines continue reading : Briones supports SEARCA’s innovations in agricultural development; new SEARCA director introduced

Briones leads Philippine delegation, co-opens 21st ASEAN-Russia Forum on Education

RUSSIA, October 24, 2019 –DepEd Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones led the Philippine delegation and co-opened the 21st ASEAN- Russia Forum on Education on October 21-22 held at Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) in Moscow. The Forum, which was held under the sponsorship of the Russian Ministry of Higher Education and Science and Ministry of Education, discussed continue reading : Briones leads Philippine delegation, co-opens 21st ASEAN-Russia Forum on Education

DepEd chief underscores significance of Filipino culture, history

MALOLOS CITY, October 24, 2019 – Education Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones underscored the significance of the country’s culture and history during the launching of “Adbokasiyang Pang-Edukasyon Para sa Paglinang ng Iniingatang Pamanang Kultura” held at KB Gymnasium, Provincial Capitol Compound in Malolos City, Bulacan on October 14. The Bulacan-initiated advocacy in safeguarding cultural heritage aims continue reading : DepEd chief underscores significance of Filipino culture, history

DepEd reaffirms commitment to teachers’ safety and well-being

PASIG CITY, October 20, 2019 –The Department of Education (DepEd) remains committed to ensuring teachers’ safety and well-being, and to maintaining schools as zones of peace following the shooting incident of two elementary teachers in Valencia City, Bukidnon. DepEd Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones earlier issued a statement strongly condemning the crime and called on the Philippine National continue reading : DepEd reaffirms commitment to teachers’ safety and well-being

DepEd, bank partners forge MOA on opening, maintenance of bank accounts for non-implementing unit schools

PASIG CITY, October 18, 2019 – The Department of Education (DepEd), led by the Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones and Finance Undersecretary Annalyn Sevilla, and three government servicing banks officially signed Memorandums of Agreement (MOAs) for the opening and maintenance of bank accounts for non-implementing unit schools (non-IUs) in relation to the implementation of the COA-DBM-DepEd continue reading : DepEd, bank partners forge MOA on opening, maintenance of bank accounts for non-implementing unit schools