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DEPED INTERNAL AUDITORS TOP DBM TRAINING – BRIONES

Five internal auditors from the Department of Education (DepEd) Central Office were among the top 15 of the batch 3 completers of the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) capacity-building training on the Revised Philippine Governmental Internal Audit (IA) Manual (RPGIAM). The training on the RPGIAM aims to build the capabilities of the personnel concerned […]

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DEPED, MICROSOFT LAUNCH VIRTUAL LABS – BRIONES

To provide more accessible technology to learners, teachers, and personnel, the Department of Education (DepEd), through the Information and Communications Technology Service (ICTS), partnered with Microsoft Philippines and CloudSwyft Global Systems, Inc. for the launch of the DepEd Computerization Program (DCP) Virtual Labs. “The Department is always open to technology advancements and digitalization. We aim to […]

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GATCHALIAN TO DEPED : FOCUS ON PANDEMIC RECOVERY

To effectively address the crisis hounding the education sector, Senator Win Gatchalian affirmed his commitment to support and work with Vice President-elect Sara Duterte-Carpio who is set to lead the Department of Education (DepEd). Duterte-Carpio took her oath of office recently in Davao City. For Gatchalian, who is set to retain his chairmanship of the […]

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DUTERTE INSPECTS NAT’L ACADEMY OF SPORTS IN TARLAC

President Rodrigo Duterte led the inspection of the National Academy of Sports (NAS) learning and training center for deserving Filipino scholar-athletes at New Clark City in Tarlac. As part of the ceremonial activity, the President visited the world-class Academic and Administration Building and the Multi-Purpose Gymnasium, both of which are included in the Php 557.8-million […]

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SEARCH FOR PRINCESS MAHA CHAKRI AWARDEE STARTS

The Department of Education (DepEd) has started its search for an outstanding public school teacher to receive the prestigious Princess Maha Chakri Award (PMCA) for 2023. The PMCA aims to honor and recognize the 11 Southeast Asian (ASEAN + Timor Leste) public teachers whose outstanding achievements benefit education and human development. Qualified candidates for the […]

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DEPED LAUNCHES 2030 BASIC EDUCATION DEV’T ROADMAP

The Department of Education (DepEd) launched the Basic Education Development Plan 2030 (BEDP 2030) to provide a strategic roadmap to improve the delivery and quality of basic education. BEDP 2030 is the first long-term plan of the Department for basic education, covering formal education from 5 to 18 years old and non-formal education for youth […]

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ALS EXPANSION IS ONE OF DUTERTE’S LEGACIES – DEPED

Education Secretary Leonor Briones underscored the massive support for the Alternative Learning System (ALS) as one of the legacies of the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte. On Day 2 of the Duterte Legacy Summit: Final Report to the People, Briones highlighted that ALS enrollment grew to a yearly average of 95.35% compared to the past […]

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DEPED RENEWS ICO-KPTEP LEARNING SERIES – BRIONES

The Department of Education (DepEd), through the International Cooperation Office (ICO), announced the conduct of the ICO-KPTEP 4th learning series to strengthen the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Global Citizenship Education (GCED). “Advancing Global Citizenship Education must be a priority for the education sector,” Education Secretary Leonor Briones said. “Our learners should be ready to be […]

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USAID, SMART GIVE DEPED ‘SCHOOL-IN-A-BAG’ KITS

As part of the United States’ ongoing commitment to strengthen early grade reading, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), partnered with Smart Communications and Philippine Business for Social Progress (PBSP), turned over 100 school-in-a-bag (SIAB) kits worth over P10.4 million ($208,000) to the Department of Education (DepEd). USAID Philippines Acting Mission Director Brandon […]

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DEPED’S ALS, LAST MILE SCHOOLS PROGRAM LAUDED

Education Secretary Leonor Briones drew praises from her fellow education ministers after presenting two key programs of the Department of Education (DepEd) — the Alternative Learning System (ALS) and the Last Mile Schools Program — during a plenary session at the Education World Forum 2022 recently. “I am glad that during my presentation, when I […]