Briones, DepEd officials give message of hope, thank partners in Year-Ender message

December 30, 2020 – With the year 2020 coming to a close, Education Secretary Leonor Magtolis-Briones highlighted the commitment of the Department of Education (DepEd) to address recurring and new challenges in 2021. “Many new things, [many] challenges to face but we’ll persevere as we have always persevered as the Department of Education, as the continue reading : Briones, DepEd officials give message of hope, thank partners in Year-Ender message

DepEd lauds President Duterte, Congress for increasing teaching allowances next year

December 30, 2020 – The Department of Education (DepEd) lauded President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and lawmakers for increasing the budget for teaching and connectivity allowances to assist public school teachers and learners amidst the pandemic. In the General Appropriations Act (GAA) for 2021 signed by President Duterte last Monday, DepEd was given the budget allocation continue reading : DepEd lauds President Duterte, Congress for increasing teaching allowances next year

DepEd Teaches integrates technical assistance in improving delivery of basic education services

December 23, 2020 – To further assist teachers in the new normal brought by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of Education launched DepEd Teaches during the mid-year In-service Training (INSET) Week. DepEd Teaches is an online program featuring episodes that focus on steps and initiatives in overcoming the challenges in providing education in the new continue reading : DepEd Teaches integrates technical assistance in improving delivery of basic education services

DepEd eyes strengthening of climate change awareness in basic education

PASIG CITY, December 16, 2020 – In an effort to increase climate-literate students and teachers in the country, the Department of Education (DepEd) is aiming to strengthen the integration of Climate Change Education (CCE) in the curriculum. In a statement during the closing ceremony of the 4th National Climate Change Conference (NCCC), DepEd Disaster Risk Reduction continue reading : DepEd eyes strengthening of climate change awareness in basic education

11th ASED Ministers Meeting promotes ICT-enabled modality in Comprehensive Recovery Framework

December 14, 2020 – In response to the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Philippines’ hosting of the 11th ASEAN Education (ASED) Ministers Meeting encouraged ICT-enabled modality in the ASEAN Comprehensive Recovery Framework. With the theme “Transforming Education the ASEAN way: forging partnerships in the age of global disruptions,” the meeting was set to address continue reading : 11th ASED Ministers Meeting promotes ICT-enabled modality in Comprehensive Recovery Framework

DepEd reminds employees to avail Special Emergency Leave during calamities

December 11, 2020 – Following the onslaught of Typhoons Rolly and Ulysses in several regions, the Department of Education (DepEd) reminded all DepEd officials, teaching and non-teaching personnel, who were directly affected by any natural calamity or disaster, can apply for a special five-day emergency leave. According to Office Memorandum OM-PHROD-2020-00423 issued by the Office continue reading : DepEd reminds employees to avail Special Emergency Leave during calamities

DepEd, CCC conduct webinar on climate education for secondary teachers

December 11, 2020 – The Department of Education (DepEd), through the Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Service (DRRMS), and the Climate Change Commission (CCC), marked another milestone as they conducted the first free webinar for secondary teachers to advance climate education in the entire country. A handful of renowned people in the field of climate continue reading : DepEd, CCC conduct webinar on climate education for secondary teachers

DepEd seals partnership with ICM to help parents nurture kindergarten learners

December 10, 2020 – The Department of Education (DepEd) virtually signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the International Care Ministries (ICM) last December 4 to assist parents of learners, especially in Kindergarten, on a better understanding of the modules provided by their schools. “Ang papel na ginagampanan ng ating mga magulang ay talaga pong continue reading : DepEd seals partnership with ICM to help parents nurture kindergarten learners

Imus National High School unveils solar panels for education, environmental sustainability

December 10, 2020 – To introduce sustainable energy for the future of learners, the Imus National High School (INHS) formally launched its solar panels through the Legacy Projects of the City Government of Imus and the Green School Program (GSP). “Nangangako ako na when the results are in and if we discover and we have continue reading : Imus National High School unveils solar panels for education, environmental sustainability

DepEd, UNESCO to continue fostering learners through inclusive education

December 7, 2020 – Through the Philippines’ hosting of the 2020 Global Education Monitoring (GEM) report, the Department of Education (DepEd) together with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) continued its commitment in fostering learners through inclusive education. This year’s GEM monitoring report aimed to achieve the Sustainable Development Goal 4 (SDG continue reading : DepEd, UNESCO to continue fostering learners through inclusive education