Posts Tagged Department of Education (DepEd)

Public schools may accept transferees from Taal sans documents

Marje Pelayo   •   January 17, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Education (DepEd) has ordered public schools in the country to accept transferees displaced by the eruption of Taal Volcano. This is part of the...

Holiday break starts December 15 – DepEd

Marje Pelayo   •   October 15, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Education (DepEd) has announced the start of the holiday break for kindergarten pupils up to grade 12 students in public schools which will be...

Angara wants probe into failed construction of 47,000 DepEd classrooms

Marje Pelayo   •   August 12, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Senator Sonny Angara wants an investigation on the school rooms that the Department of Education (DepEd) planned to construct in 2018. In its 2018 annual audit report,...

Recto seeks to raise teachers’ chalk allowance to P10k

Marje Pelayo   •   July 12, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — Senator Ralph Recto believes the current amount of P3,500 that teachers receive as chalk allowance is not enough for their needs inside the classroom. Thus, Recto filed...

UNICEF turns over ‘school-in-a-bag’ packages to schools in Region 8

Maris Federez   •   May 27, 2019

UNICEF on Saturday (May 25) has given out 50 portable and digital classroom packages for select schools in Samar and Northern Samar to help improve student learning in multi-grade classes....

Teachers in Mindanao not backing out as BEIs—Deped

Aileen Cerrudo   •   March 25, 2019

The Department of Education (Deped) said there hasn’t been reports of teachers in Mindanao backing out as Board of Election Inspectors (BEIs). More than 200,000 teachers are needed by the...

DepEd denies banning ACT members from poll duties

Aileen Cerrudo   •   March 11, 2019

The Department of Education (DepEd) has confirmed that members of the Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT) or other teacher’s organizations will continue to perform their election duties. In a statement,...

DepEd to raise teachers’ ‘chalk allowance’ to P5,000 in 2019

Marje Pelayo   •   December 11, 2018

PASIG CITY, Philippines – The Department of Education (DepEd) is pushing for additional chalk allowance for public school teachers in 2019. At present, public school teachers are receiving only P3,500...

DepEd announces early holiday break for elementary, high school students

Marje Pelayo   •   November 28, 2018

  MANILA, Philippines – High school and elementary students may look forward to a merrier vacation as the Department of Education (DepEd) announced an early holiday break this December. According...

Korean ‘Hangeul’ not replacing Filipino in school curriculum – DepEd

Marje Pelayo   •   November 20, 2018

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Education (DepEd) clarified that Korean language is not a replacement for Filipino language in school curricula. Reports said 10 selected schools in the country...


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