Posts Tagged Department of Education

PH Education chief tests negative for COVID-19

Robie de Guzman   •   March 17, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – Department of Education (DepEd) Secretary Leonor Briones has tested negative for novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). DepEd announced this in a statement released to the media on Tuesday....

DepEd urged to suspend graduation rites amid COVID-19 threat

Robie de Guzman   •   March 10, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – A lawmaker has urged the Department of Education (DepEd) to postpone the scheduled graduation rites this March as a precaution against the spread of novel coronavirus disease...

Off-campus national, regional events may be held starting Feb 24 — DepEd

Aileen Cerrudo   •   February 20, 2020

The Department of Education (DepEd) has announced that all national, regional, and off-campus activities may resume starting February 24. “All DepEd units may already resume the conduct of national, regional,...

Briones: Report that ‘70,000 students in Bicol cannot read’, an exaggeration

Aileen Cerrudo   •   February 17, 2020

Department of Education (Deped) Secretary Leonor Briones said the Deped Bicol region report about 70,000 students that cannot read is an exaggeration. Briones slammed the results of pretests administered by...

DepEd suspends February national, regional events amid novel coronavirus threat

Robie de Guzman   •   February 5, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Education(DepEd) announced it has postponed its national and regional events initially scheduled in February as part of its preventive measures amid the threat of...

Deped creates task force on 2019-nCoV ARD

Aileen Cerrudo   •   February 3, 2020

The Department of Education (DepEd) has formed a task force in response to the novel coronavirus acute respiratory disease (nCoV ARD). Based on DepEd Memorandum no 11 s. 2020, the...

Some schools in Calabarzon hit by Taal eruption prepare for class resumption

Robie de Guzman   •   January 24, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – Several schools in Tagaytay City and in Calabarzon region have begun preparing for the possible resumption of classes next week amid the continuing activities of Taal Volcano....

PH Gov’t urged to take precautionary measures vs threat of new coronavirus strain

Robie de Guzman   •   January 22, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – Several lawmakers on Wednesday urged the Philippine government to take precautionary measures and prepare emergency response plans amid the threat of a new strain of coronavirus from...

Gatchalian calls for stricter monitoring in schools after reports of illegal drug alternatives

Aileen Cerrudo   •   December 2, 2019

Chairman of the Senate Committee on Basic Education, Arts and Culture Senator Sherwin ‘Win’ Gatchalian has called for stricter monitoring in schools after reports of students allegedly using illegal drug...

DepEd urged to heighten measures vs consumption of ASF-tainted products in schools

Robie de Guzman   •   November 8, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – A senator has urged the Department of Education (DepEd) to heighten precautionary measures to prevent students from consuming pork products tainted with African Swine Fever (ASF) in...

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