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DepEd’s Oplan Balik Eskwela to begin next week

Posted on: May 25th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA — The Department of Education (DepEd) is now ready for the yearly Oplan Balik Eskwela on Monday, May 29. Alongside the opening of the program is the launching a...

More than 100 Higher Educational Institutions file petition for tuition hike

Posted on: May 19th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA — The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) is likely to approve the tuition hike this coming school year for Higher Education Institutions (HEI). CHED chairperson Patricia Licuanan said the...

USC grants bar topnothers “Gift of Education”

Posted on: May 6th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA — Having a student top the bar exams is a historic feat for the University of San Carlos (USC) in Cebu. One of the school’s law students, Karen Mae...

Million SUC students are free from tuition fee starting AY: 2017-2018

Posted on: April 26th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA – The government has allotted P8-billion fund as budget for the free tuition of students at State Universities and Colleges (SUC) for academic year 2017-2018. The Commission on Higher...

79 indigent students graduate from scholarship program of La Verdad Christian College

Posted on: March 29th, 2017 | No Comments
It was a very special day for Princess Bautista — she finally finished college. Princess is a daughter of a farmer and has six siblings. “Wala po silang kakayahan na...

CA approves Leonor Briones as Education secretary

Posted on: March 16th, 2017 | No Comments
The Commission on Appointments heard President Rodrigo Duterte’s appointment of Secretary Leonor Briones as the secretary of the Department of Education (DepEd) for almost four hours. During the CA committee...

Davao offers college programs inside prison

Posted on: March 15th, 2017 | No Comments
DAVAO CITY, Philippines — The two-story tertiary school building inside the Davao City Jail is almost complete. It is the country’s first ever school inside a detention facility. The project...

Supreme Court asked anew to rule on K to 12 constitutionality

Posted on: March 14th, 2017 | No Comments
The Supreme Court is urged anew to rule on the constitutionality of the K to 12 program being implemented by the Department of Education. In their most urgent motion filed...

CHED suspends out-of-school trips and activities of college students

Posted on: February 23rd, 2017 | No Comments
QUEZON CITY, Philippines — The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) has issued on Wednesday an official memorandum suspending out-of-school activities of students. The directive comes on the heels of a...

TESDA to give free skills training to PWDs, members of media and kin

Posted on: February 16th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA — The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) and the National Council on Disability Affairs (NCDA) have signed on Wednesday, an agreement to give free skills training to...