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PAG-ASA ISLAND INTEGRATED SCHOOL GETS DEPED OK

Finally, hope for a shot at a better life for the youth of Pag-asa Island in the Kalayaan Island Group in the West Philippine Sea. Senator Panfilo Lacson stressed this after the Department of Education approved recently the Pag-asa Island Integrated Elementary and High School effective next school year, 2022-2023. “Thank you, Department of Education […]

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DEPED P629-B 2022 BUDGET GETS SENATE OK — BRIONES

The Department of Education (DepEd) successfully defended its approved budget for 2022 amounting to P629.8 billion before the Senate of the Philippines. DepEd and its attached agencies are set to receive a P629.8 billion budget for its National Expenditure Program for 2022, 6% higher than its P595 billion budget in 2021 to primarily support the […]

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ADDED BUDGET FOR RETROFITTING OF SCHOOLS HAILED

The Philippine Educators Alliance for Community Empowerment (PEACE) Party-list hailed the inclusion by the Senate of additional funds for the retrofitting of schools in the proposed 2022 national budget. “We thank the Senate for responding to calls for funding so that our schools may better handle the new demands of face-to-face learning. Nananalig kaming maipapasa […]

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DEPED READING PROGRESS TOOL REACHES 23-M LEARNERS

The Department of Education (DepEd) shared that the Reading Progress Tool has reached more than 23 million learners and 950,000 teachers during the virtual launching of the 2021 National Reading Month recently. “Through the Reading Progress Tool, learners can record their own reading progress and gain a sense of independence in reading. Teachers can track the reading […]

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DEPED CELEBRATES NAT’L CHILDREN’S MONTH — BRIONES

Anchored on the domestic and international rights of the child, the Department of Education (DepEd) celebrates the 29th National Children’s Month (NCM) this November with various activities championing children’s rights and welfare in the new normal. With the national theme, “New Normal na Walang Iwanan: Karapatan ng Bawat Bata Ating Tutukan,” this year’s celebration will […]

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DEPED-ZAMBALES FACE-TO-FACE CLASSES GET LGU AID

The Schools Division Office (SDO) of Zambales in Region 3 showcased the collaborations they established with involved local government units (LGUs) and communities in preparation for the pilot face-to-face classes. During the virtual EduAksyon press briefing, SDO Zambales School District Superintendent Romeo Alip shared that LGUs and IP communities of the ten participating schools are […]

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DEPED LAUNCHES MENTAL HEALTH HELPLINE SYSTEM

The Department of Education (DepEd)-Disaster Risk Reduction Management Service (DRRMS) launched mental health helpline system consisting of contact information from different organizations to support learners, teachers, and the public in times of mental and psychological distress. “We prioritize the promotion and protection of the mental health and general welfare of our personnel and learners, especially […]

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DEPED EYES YOUNG ARTIST SCHOLARS – BRIONES

The Department of Education (DepEd) has started its search for aspiring young artist scholars of Philippine High School for the Arts (PHSA) for School Year 2022–2023. The Annual Nationwide Search for Young Artist Scholars (ANSYAS) is a program that aims to identify and develop artistically gifted and talented children and become artists of excellence in […]

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2 TEACHERS, STUDENT FINALISTS IN EDUCATION AWARD

The Department of Education (DepEd) recognized the outstanding achievements of two public school teachers and a student journalist after making it to the Top 50 of Global Teacher and Student Prize 2021. “Our teachers and learners are really our treasure for their innovations and passion, even amidst the pandemic. These recognitions for them inspire us […]

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DEPED GIVES P1K TEACHERS’ DAY BONUS – BRIONES

Education Secretary Leonor Briones commended teachers for giving learners innovative learning experiences essential for the real world during the virtual kickoff of the 2021 National Teachers’ Month. “The Department of Education greets, salutes, honors all our teachers whether they’re in the lowest grades or up to the highest grades in Senior High School. We greet […]