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PEACE PARTY-LIST TO HOLD WEBINAR ON NEW SCHOOL YEAR

With the prospect of no face-to-face classes for the next school year still looming, a group advocating for quality education is hosting a webinar featuring Education Secretary Leonor Briones on what the country should expect for the school year 2021-2022. The Philippine Educators Alliance for Community Empowerment (PEACE) Party-list will hold the “SY 2021-2022: What […]

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TEACHERS TO RECEIVE 2019 PERFORMANCE BONUS – DEPED

Teaching personnel and a majority of the non-teaching personnel of the Department of Education (DepEd) will receive their 2019 Performance-Based Bonus (PBB) after the IATF (AO25TF) declared the Department eligible for the annual incentive. “For PBB 2019, DepEd met 13 out of the 15 indicators. We are eligible as an agency because we met all […]

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DEPED TO INCLUDE LEARNERS WITH AUTISM – BRIONES

Promoting a sense of belonging and empowerment for children with special needs, the Department of Education (DepEd) collaborated with NORFIL Foundation, Inc., and Autism Society Philippines in the conduct of the 2021 National Autism Conference in line with the celebration of the 25th National Autism Consciousness Week. The Department recognizes the important role of all […]

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TEND TO LEARNERS’ ORAL HEALTH AMID COVID – DEPED

To ensure the maintenance of good oral health among learners and personnel, the Department of Education (DepEd) released DepEd Order No. 041 or the Guidelines on the Implementation of School Dental Health Care Program (SDHCP), including Medical and Nursing Services for School Year 2020-2021. The program aims to provide access to health services among learners […]

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DEPED STAFF URGED TO USE SPECIAL EMERGENCY LEAVE

Following the onslaught of Typhoon Rolly and Typhoon Ulysses in several regions, the Department of Education (DepEd) reminded all DepEd officials, teaching and non-teaching personnel directly affected by any natural calamity or disaster that they can apply for a special five-day emergency leave. According to Office Memorandum OM-PHROD-2020-00423 issued by the Office of Undersecretary Jesus […]

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ILOILO BACKS DEPED SPORTS PROGRAM – DEFENSOR

The provincial government and the Department of Education (DepEd) Schools Division of Iloilo have teamed up to establish an integrated and comprehensive sports development program. Iloilo Governor Arthur Defensor Jr, in a press conference after the signing of a memorandum of agreement (MOA), said the agreement is a continuation of the provincial government’s varsity program […]

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PASIG’S VICO SOTTO SUPPORTS LEARNING CONTINUITY

As the Department of Education (DepEd) continues its preparations for the upcoming school year, Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto expressed his support to the learning continuity efforts of the Department of Education (DepEd) and called for unity and cooperation for a successful opening of classes amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. In a Handang Isip, Handa […]

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DEPED HOLDS WEBINAR SERIES ON CHILD RIGHTS AMID COVID-19 PANDEMIC

The landscape of child rights and child protection will be quite different in the learning environment of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. As part of the Department of Education’s efforts to deliver relevant quality education and uphold child rights and child protection in the COVID-19 environment, DepEd, through the Office of the Undersecretary for Legal […]

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DEPED TO TEACHERS: NO NEED TO BUY LAPTOPS, COMPUTERS

Despite the shift towards other alternative learning delivery modes, the Department of Education (DepEd) reminded teachers that there is no urgent need to buy laptops or computers. Undersecretary Alain Pascua clarified that despite the availability of online learning as a teaching mode this coming school year, there is no urgent need for teachers and students […]

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‘EDUCATION IN THE BETTER NORMAL’ BILL TO HASTEN DEPED’S DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION – GATCHALIAN

To boost the creation of the Public Education Network (PEN) that will connect all public schools and the Department of Education (DepEd) offices nationwide, Senator Win Gatchalian pushed for his ‘Education in the Better Normal’ bill’s passage which will help accelerate the education department’s digital transformation. In his penultimate State of the Nation Address (SONA), […]