New Bilibid Prison’s persons deprived of liberty earn basic education diploma through ALS

MUNTINLUPA CITY, July 23, 2019 – A total of 139 persons deprived of liberty (PDL) who passed the Alternative Learning System (ALS) Accreditation and Equivalency (A&E) Test attended their recognition and graduation ceremony at the Maximum Security Compound (MaxSeCom) of the New Bilibid Prison (NBP). The Department of Education’s (DepEd) ALS is a second-chance education continue reading : New Bilibid Prison’s persons deprived of liberty earn basic education diploma through ALS

DepEd’s Last Mile Schools Program to address gaps in isolated, disadvantaged areas

PASIG CITY, July 22, 2019 – The Department of Education (DepEd) on Thursday presented the development and implementation of its Last Mile Schools Program which aims to address the gaps in resources and facilities of schools that are located in geographically isolated and disadvantaged and conflict-affected areas (GIDCA). In the July 18 press conference, Secretary continue reading : DepEd’s Last Mile Schools Program to address gaps in isolated, disadvantaged areas

Education chief underscores role of science and technology in sustainable human development

PASAY CITY, July 22, 2019 – Department of Education (DepEd) Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones highlighted the role of science and technology in achieving sustainable human development during the National Science and Technology Week (NSTW) which commenced on July 17 at the World Trade Center. Speaking on behalf of President Rodrigo Duterte, the Education chief emphasized continue reading : Education chief underscores role of science and technology in sustainable human development

Metrobank Foundation reveals teacher-finalists for 2019 Search for Outstanding Filipinos

PASIG CITY, July 16, 2019 – Six teachers — four from basic education and two from higher education — were named as finalists of the 2019 Metrobank Foundation Search for Outstanding Filipinos. The Metrobank Foundation, Inc. (MBFI) made the announcement after months of thorough document review, background check, and verification of accomplishments in both professional continue reading : Metrobank Foundation reveals teacher-finalists for 2019 Search for Outstanding Filipinos

DepEd capacitates regional, division coordinators on tobacco control campaign

ILOILO CITY, July 13, 2019 – In line with the celebration of the National No Smoking Month, the Department of Education (DepEd) conducted three batches of WHO MPOWER Training for Regional and Schools Division Tobacco Control Coordinators from May to June this year. “The observance of the National No Smoking Month simultaneous with the opening continue reading : DepEd capacitates regional, division coordinators on tobacco control campaign

DepEd, TESDA formalize agreements on TVL education

TAGUIG CITY, July 12, 2019 – The Department of Education (DepEd) and Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) establishing a Joint Working Group (JWG) to harmonize technical-vocational-livelihood (TVL) education and skills training in the Philippine basic education system. Education Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones recognized the importance continue reading : DepEd, TESDA formalize agreements on TVL education

DepEd chief highlights accomplishments, challenges in basic education in pre-SONA forum

CEBU CITY, July 12, 2019 – Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones on Wednesday underscored the Department of Education’s (DepEd) accomplishments vis-à-vis the challenges in providing access to basic education in the Pre-State of the Nation Address (SONA) Forum: Tatak ng Pagbabago 2019. “It is with great honor and privilege that I report to you that in continue reading : DepEd chief highlights accomplishments, challenges in basic education in pre-SONA forum

Briones recognizes Philippine Business for Education’s scholars

MAKATI CITY, July 11, 2019 – Department of Education (DepEd) Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones formally recognized the turnover of scholars under the Philippine Business for Education’s (PBEd) Scholarships for Teacher Education Programs to Upgrade Teacher Quality in the Philippines (STEP UP) during a partnership mixer at Makati Shangri-la on June 28. The Education chief acknowledged continue reading : Briones recognizes Philippine Business for Education’s scholars

Briones visits Dumaguete HS in wake of fire, assures rebuilding of classrooms

DUMAGUETE CITY, July 11, 2019 – Department of Education (DepEd) Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones visited Dumaguete City National High School and expressed the urgency of rebuilding the 14 classrooms engulfed by fire on June 20, 2019. “All of us in the Department of Education, the provincial government, the city government, and our congressmen, including the continue reading : Briones visits Dumaguete HS in wake of fire, assures rebuilding of classrooms

#BeCyberSafe Project receives excellence award in PH OpenGov Leadership Forum

MAKATI CITY, July 8, 2019 – The Department of Education (DepEd), together with its partners Stairway Foundation and the Internet and Mobile Marketing Association of the Philippines (IMMAP), received an excellence award for the #BeCyberSafe Project during the 3rd Annual Philippines OpenGov Leadership Forum. DepEd Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones expressed her appreciation of the said continue reading : #BeCyberSafe Project receives excellence award in PH OpenGov Leadership Forum