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VP SARA DUTERTE LAUNCHES DEPED’S MATATAG PROGRAM

Vice President and Secretary of Education Sara Durterte has launched MATATAG: Bansang Makabata, Batang Makabansa, to set the new direction of the agency and stakeholders in resolving basic education challenges. Addressing around 400 education stakeholders, led by no less than President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. in attendance, Duterte laid down the challenges and recent accomplishments of DepEd, […]

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DEPED GETS INT’L RECOGNITION FOR WINS PROGRAM

As one of the implementing countries of the Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) in Schools (WinS) policy in Southeast Asia, the Philippines’ Department of Education (DepEd) has been recognized for its implementation of the said program. The Regional Fit for School Programme, implemented by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) in partnership with the […]

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DEPED CENTRAL OFFICE GETS HR MGM’T MERIT AWARD

Continuing its outstanding practice in human resource management, the Department of Education Central Office (DepEd CO) received the Bronze Award in the Program to Institutionalize Meritocracy and Excellence in Human Resource Management (PRIME-HRM) from the Civil Service Commission (CSC). In a recent CSC resolution, DepEd CO met the PRIME-HRM Level 2-Maturity Indicators of all the […]

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WORLD ROBOT GAMES MEDALS FOR ILOCOS SUR STUDENTS

The Philippine Robotics National Team from Narvacan National Central High School (NNCHS) in Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, bagged eight gold and silver medals in the recently concluded World Robot Games (WRG) 2022, held in Thailand. Team members Jhenny Carta, Joana de Leon, Algine Mendoza, and Ysrael Caneso bagged four gold medals from the competition. At the […]

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304 STUDENTS NOW MICROSOFT YOUTH AMBASSADORS

The Department of Education and Microsoft Philippines recently conferred 304 graduates from various regions in the country at the Microsoft Youth Ambassadors (MYA) Program through a hybrid graduation ceremony at the DepEd Central Office. Spearheaded by the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Youth Affairs and Special Concerns – Youth Formation Division (OASYASC-YFD) and in […]

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2 PH PUBLIC SCHOOLS WIN SEAMEO-JAPAN AWARD

Lauded for sustainable development initiatives, two Philippine public high schools of the Department of Education (DepEd) were conferred with the SEAMEO-Japan Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) Award in the 45th SEAMEO High Officials Meeting recently. From the 272 schools participating from eight Southeast Asian countries, the two schools from Davao Del Norte of Region XI […]

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NAVOTAS WINS IN ESKWELAHANG UNSTOPPABLE AWARDS

The Schools Division Office (SDO) Navotas City was hailed as the SDO with the highest score in the WASH (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene) in Schools (WINS) monitoring criteria as part of the first Eskwelahang Unstoppable Awards in celebration of World Toilet Day. Presented by DepEd, in partnership with Unilever, Domex, and GIZ Philippines, the award recognized the […]

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10 LEARNERS HAILED AS ‘BATANG MATIBAY’ AWARDEES

Ten inspiring public elementary school learners who showed their exceptional tibay (resiliency) in difficult circumstances were hailed as this year’s Batang Matibay awardees. Four Batang Matibay from Luzon, namely, Sean Geralyn Mara of Muzon Pabahay ES from Schools Division Office (SDO) of San Jose Del Monte, Bulacan, Isabelle Lara Miranda of San Pedro Central ES, and Xoanne […]

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VP SARA TO TEACHERS: KEEP BOUNDARIES WITH LEARNERS

The Department of Education (DepEd) reminded its teaching and non-teaching personnel to uphold professionalism and maintain boundaries with learners. Vice President and Education Secretary Sara Duterte said teachers and non-teaching personnel should not have “friendly relations” with learners outside the classroom setup. “Dapat hindi sila magkaroon ng friendly relations with their learners outside of the […]

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DEPED TO LAUNCH BULLYING PREVENTION CAMPAIGN

The Department of Education (DepEd), spearheaded by the Child Protection Unit (CPU), will launch the Bullying Prevention Advocacy Campaign during the observance of the 30th National Children’s Month (NCM) this November. With the theme #KasamaKa: BaLiK-Aral (Boses, Lakas ng Kabataan at Komunidad sa Balik-Aral), the said campaign will focus on three core aspects: KasamaAko (Adbokasiya Para sa Sarili), […]