DepEd employees to undergo mandatory drug test: Briones

LEGAZPI CITY — All employees of the Department of Education (DepEd) would undergo mandatory drug testing. DepEd Secretary Leonor Briones said the mandatory drug testing scheme among DepEd employees would be…

24 LGUs cited for improving delivery of basic education

MANILA — Some 24 cities and municipalities were recognized for their efforts in improving the delivery of basic education to their constituents. The 24 local government units (LGUs) are: Alimodan,…

DepEd-Ilocos Norte eyes ISO certification

LAOAG CITY — The Department of Education (DepEd) Schools Division of (SDO) of Ilocos Norte is eyeing International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001:2015 certification as it continues to improve its…

No field trips in schools this school- year- – Ilocos DepEd

SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union – Echoing an earlier memorandum issued by Education Secretary Leonor Briones, the Department of Education (DepEd) in Ilocos has reiterated that no field trips will be allowed in…

45 classrooms wrecked, 139 more damaged in Leyte quake: DepEd

MANILA — The 6.5-magnitude earthquake that rattled the Visayan region last week and its aftershocks have destroyed at least 45 classrooms and damaged 139 others, the spokesperson of the Department…

Online petition urges recall of ‘error-ridden’ Ilocano books

LAOAG CITY — An online petition was launched urging the recall of alleged error-ridden books for use in the Ilokano Mother Tongue-based Multilingual Education (MTB-MLE) of the Department of Education’s…

PPP in Cordillera addresses problem on unenergized schools

BAGUIO CITY — Public-private partnership (PPP) has proven to be a solution to the existence of Department of Education (DepEd) schools without electricity and this is a very strong component…

Greatness of Pinoy athletes start in Palarong Pambansa

MANILA — As the Palarong Pambansa 2017 draws nearer, hundreds of student-athletes from public and private schools at elementary and secondary levels look forward to show their best. The 60th…

Regional athletic meet in Calabarzon opens

SANTA CRUZ, Laguna — The week-long 2017 Regional Sports Competition (RSC) of the Department of Education (DepEd) in the Calabarzon (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal and Quezon) kicked off on Monday…

Batac mayor urges DITC to improve internet services

BATAC CITY —- The local chief executive here is urging authorities of the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) to speed up the delivery of quality, affordable and reliable…

Proposed minimum PHP39,000 monthly salary for teachers needs careful study –DepEd

MANILA – Department of Education (DepEd) Secretary Leonor Briones said on Friday that a suggestion by Senator Richard Gordon to increase the starting monthly salary of public school teachers from…

Education chief eyes policies on drug testing on students before end of year

MANILA — An inter-agency group has begun formulating policies that would govern any drug test for elementary and high school students, as well as employees of the Department of Education…