Posts Tagged Department of Education

DepEd admits early pregnancy, lack of teachers remain a serious concern

Maris Federez   •   September 13, 2019

The budget allocated for the Department of Education (DepEd) for the year 2020 is around P551-billion. This is higher than the current department budget. At Thursday’s Senate hearing on the...

Deped to hire 10K new teachers under 2020 budget

Aileen Cerrudo   •   September 3, 2019

The Department of Education (Deped) plans to hire 10,000 new teachers and 5,000 non-teaching staff under the 2020 national budget. Deped will be allocating P1.28 billion for the creation of...

COA: P113-M instructional materials unutilized in Deped warehouses

Aileen Cerrudo   •   August 9, 2019

The Commission on Audit (COA) has discovered around P113.70 million worth of unused instructional materials in the warehouses of the Department of Education (Deped) in Taguig City. “Deped has an...

Deped: Public schools to accommodate 1,100 displaced Lumad students

Aileen Cerrudo   •   July 15, 2019

The Department of Education Davao Region said the 1,100 displaced Lumad students will be accommodated by public schools. These students are from the 55 suspended Lumad schools operated by the...

Deped suspends 55 ‘Lumad’ schools in Davao

Aileen Cerrudo   •   July 15, 2019

The Department of Education (Deped) temporarily suspends 55 ‘Lumad’ schools in Davao region after receiving reports from National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr. The said school are operated by Salugpungan...

Lawmaker seeks to ban school hours earlier than 8:30 a.m.

Marje Pelayo   •   July 5, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — Bacolod Representative Greg Gasataya on Monday (July 1) filed a bill seeking to ban classes that start earlier than 8:30 a.m. “It is the policy of the...

NCRPO to impose sanctions vs establishments allowing students to enter during school hours

Aileen Cerrudo   •   June 14, 2019

The National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) will impose sanctions against establishments allowing students to enter their premises during class hours. This was after NCRPO Director Maj. Gen. Guillermo Eleazar...

Deped region 7 to implement shifting of classes

Aileen Cerrudo   •   May 31, 2019

The Department of Education (Deped) will implement shifting of classes since there are not enough classrooms to accommodate all the students. Over 1,000 classrooms are still under construction, according to...

PDEA Region XI calls for mandatory drug testing in private schools, Deped opposes

Aileen Cerrudo   •   May 27, 2019

The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Region 11 has called for mandatory drug testing in private schools in the region. According to PDEA Region XI Spokesperson Noli Nephi Dimaandal, this...

Deped opens Oplan Balik Eskwela

Aileen Cerrudo   •   May 27, 2019

The Department of Education (Deped) kicked off its Oplan Balik Eskwela Command Center on Monday (May 27) to respond to queries about the school opening. Deped has assigned personnel to...


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