DepEd Commons expands features for ALS learners

PASIG CITY, March 27, 2020 – Aside from formal students, the Alternative Learning System (ALS) learners of the Department of Education (DepEd) can also use DepEd Commons, the online educational platform for public school teachers and learners which supports alternative learning modalities amid enhanced community quarantine period. With ALS catering to out-of-school youth and adult continue reading : DepEd Commons expands features for ALS learners

DepEd reminds private lending entities not to charge penalties, fines to personnel

PASIG CITY, March 24, 2020 – As further support to its personnel, the Department of Education (DepEd) has reminded private lending institutions (PLIs), accredited under the Department’s Automatic Payroll Deduction System (APDS) program, to comply on not charging any penalties, fines, or surcharges to DepEd personnel due to delays brought by the public health situation. continue reading : DepEd reminds private lending entities not to charge penalties, fines to personnel

DepEd: Assistance for teachers, learners a priority amid COVID-19 situation

PASIG CITY, March 23, 2020 –  The Department of Education (DepEd) is leaving no stone unturned in responding to the current public health emergency as Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones said that recent DepEd policies and actions are done to ensure that the welfare of its learners and staff are prioritized. “This is how things need continue reading : DepEd: Assistance for teachers, learners a priority amid COVID-19 situation

Learning while staying at home: Teachers, parents support DepEd distance learning platform

PASIG CITY, March 20, 2020–  As the entire Luzon and other parts of the country remain under enhanced community quarantine due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Department of Education (DepEd) launched DepEd Commons, an online platform for public school teachers to support distance learning modalities. Since its inception last Wednesday, March 17, a total of continue reading : Learning while staying at home: Teachers, parents support DepEd distance learning platform

On home quarantine, Briones still leads DepEd’s response to COVID-19

PASIG CITY, March 14, 2020 – Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones is continuing to discharge her functions as the Department of Education chief even on a voluntary self-quarantine. Receiving messages of concern from friends, relatives and the DepEd community, Secretary Briones reiterated that she is currently on a home quarantine only for extra precautionary measure until the continue reading : On home quarantine, Briones still leads DepEd’s response to COVID-19

DepEd: Science forums develop innovativeness, creativeness among learners

QUEZON CITY – March 13, 2020 – The Department of Education (DepEd), through the Bureau of Curriculum Development (BCD), convened a total of 161 top student-researchers from the 16 regions of the country in the National Science and Technology Fair (NSTF) 2020 on March 2 to 5 at Novotel, Araneta City. DepEd Undersecretary and Chief continue reading : DepEd: Science forums develop innovativeness, creativeness among learners

DepEd adopts social distancing measures; issues guidelines on 4th quarter examination, graduation rites for SY 2019-2020

PASIG CITY, March 11, 2020 — To contribute to government efforts to contain and mitigate the spread of COVID-19, the Department of Education (DepEd) issued on Tuesday social distancing measures in schools, particularly with regard to the fourth quarter examination and moving up and graduation rites for School Year 2019-2020. DepEd will conduct the 4th continue reading : DepEd adopts social distancing measures; issues guidelines on 4th quarter examination, graduation rites for SY 2019-2020