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CHED to study imposition of return-service policy for free college education graduate

Posted on: August 17th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Starting next year, students of state colleges and universities will be exempt from paying tuition and other fees with the full implementation of RA 10-931 or the...

DepEd to address shortage of teachers and lack of classrooms

Posted on: August 16th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines —Based on the estimates of Department of Education (DepEd), the country still lacks 47,000 classrooms. This is one of the concerns DepEd wants to address until 2018. “What...

DepEd to conduct drug testing in private and public schools this year

Posted on: August 14th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Education (DepEd) has issued guidelines in conducting drug tests for junior and senior high schools, teachers and DepEd personnel of private and public schools...

DepEd intensifies anti-smoking campaign in schools

Posted on: August 2nd, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Education (DepEd) wants to ensure that all schools across the country are 100-percent smoke free. This is the primary goal in the launching of ...

Sen. Angara pushes for a law that grants free tuition to Med students

Posted on: June 21st, 2017 | No Comments
Senator Sonny Angara has expressed concern over what he says is the lack of doctors or health care professionals in the country. This prompted him to push for the proposal...

Some students in Tanay, Rizal cross rivers to get to school

Posted on: June 8th, 2017 | No Comments
RIZAL, Philippines — Most students of the Laiban National High School reside in the mountainous part of Tanay, Rizal. More than 50 of them walk daily to school. Because the...

Youth groups oppose tuition hike, free education policy guidelines

Posted on: June 8th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA — Despite the rain, some youth groups from different schools pushed through with their protest in front of the Office of the Commission on Higher Education (CHED). This, after...

DepEd reminds school authorities over cases of bullying

Posted on: June 6th, 2017 | No Comments
Rizal High School in Pasig City is one of the most populated schools in the country. Over one thousand students have entered the school in the opening of classes. Due...

CHED approves tuition hike petition of 268 private schools

Posted on: May 30th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA — The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) has approved the petition of 268 private schools for an increase in tuition and other fees for the school year 2017- 2018....

DepEd-Leyte conducts school-hazard mapping in areas affected by storm surge

Posted on: May 26th, 2017 | No Comments
LEYTE, Philippines — The Department of Education (DepEd) Leyte Division intensifying disaster awareness and preparedness management in storm surge-affected areas. This is the reason why the Department is continuously coordinating...