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24.6M LEARNERS ATTEND SCHOOL OPENING – BRIONES

Education Secretary Leonor Briones officially welcomed the School Year 2021-2022 with renewed optimism for basic education as around 24.6 million learners attended the first day of classes nationwide. “Even in the time of cholera or COVID-19, with all its horrors and terrors, there is love. Even in the time of evil, there is always hope. Even in the time of the Delta variant, […]

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DEPED OPENS 1,869 SCHOOL CLINICS – BRIONES

The Department of Education (DepEd) kicked off the celebration of One Health Week by simultaneously inaugurating 1,869 school clinics around the country as part of the School Dental Health Care Program (SDHCP). “We find it necessary to still provide these services to learners and personnel to address the high prevalence of dental caries and other […]

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DEPED GIVES 554,000 TEACHERS VIRTUAL TRAINING

Less than two weeks before the opening of School Year 2021-2022, the Department of Education (DepEd) trained around 500k teachers and personnel during the second edition of a week-long Virtual In-Service Training (VINSET). For the first three days, the second edition garnered 554,562 participants, surpassing the overall participation rate of the first in-service training last […]

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DEPED TO BOOST USE OF TV, RADIO IN LEARNING

The Department of Education (DepEd) is targeting to increase the utilization of TV and radio-based materials to further support the implementation of blended learning for School Year 2021-2022. “Hindi natin maikakaila na hindi mawawala ang mahalagang papel na ginagampanan ng TV at radio sa bansa sa paghatid ng edukasyon sapagkat hindi lahat ay may access […]

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DEPED GIVES EDUCATION FRONTLINERS 40,000 LAPTOPS

The Department of Education (DepEd) is set to deliver some 40,000 laptops to teachers, personnel, schools, and field offices nationwide to provide essential support to education frontliners for the upcoming school year. “The provision of internet-capable equipment to DepEd offices, schools, and teachers is great news for the education sector,” Education Secretary Leonor Briones said. […]

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MONTHLY ‘DATA LOAD ALLOWANCE’ FOR TEACHERS STARTS

After the successful distribution of sim cards to field offices, the Department of Education (DepEd) has announced the start of the cycle for regular monthly “load allowance” for teachers and personnel. For the 277,381 DepEd sim cards recipients who have started using connectivity loads in July 2021, the cycle of regular monthly load started on […]

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2 NCR PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHERS BAG METROBANK AWARD

For going beyond excellence in the field of basic education, two public school teachers from the National Capital Region (NCR) will be among the 10 awardees of the 2021 Metrobank Foundation Outstanding Filipinos. Ms. Lou Sabrina Ongkiko, Master Teacher 1 in Culiat Elementary School, and Mr. Jason Albaro, Teacher 3 in Muntinlupa National High School, […]

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DEPED TO YOUNG ATHLETES: EMULATE TOKYO OLYMPIANS

With the Filipino athletes’ outstanding feat at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, Education Secretary Leonor Briones encouraged young and talented student-athletes to follow their footsteps by applying for admission at the newly-established National Academy of Sports (NAS). Briones lauded the gallant efforts of Olympic weightlifting gold medalist Hidilyn Diaz, boxing medalists Nesthy Petecio, Eumir Marcial, Carlo […]

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DEPED OFFERS PROGRAMS IN ETULAY SUMMER CAMP

To further enhance the knowledge acquired in the previous school year, the Department of Education (DepEd) has started streaming episodes of the ETUlay Summer Camp. From July 19 until August 28, the ETUlay Summer Camp will offer English and Math remediation programs for interested learners, as well as Scouting, Arts and Craft Class, Music Class/Playing […]

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3.1M LEARNERS BENEFIT FROM FEEDING PROGRAM

After surpassing its target in the past school year, the Department of Education (DepEd) will increase its School-Based Feeding Program (SBFP) to cover 3.1 million learners for the upcoming School Year (SY) 2021-2022. For SY 2020-2021, the SBFP surpassed its 1.7 million target beneficiaries, posting a 183.46% achievement rate for the milk component and 198.15% […]