School, off-campus activities to resume Feb. 24: DepEd

MANILA — The Department of Education (DepEd) on Wednesday said national, regional, and off-campus activities may resume on February 24. Under Memorandum No. 23 Series 2020, the DepEd said such activities…

DepEd still studying ‘no vaccination, no enrollment’ proposal

MANILA — The Department of Education (DepEd) is studying the proposal of the Department of Health (DOH) to implement a “no vaccination, no enrollment” policy in public schools in response…

DND ready to impose mandatory ROTC in senior high schools

MANILA — An official of the Department of National Defense (DND) expressed on Wednesday the readiness of the agency to implement the mandatory Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) in Grades…

DepEd to teach Korean only as ‘elective subject’ in 2019

MANILA — Korean language will be taught as an elective subject starting school year 2019 to 2020, Department of Education (DepEd) Secretary Leonor Briones clarified Friday, amid “misconceptions” about the…

K-12’s problem ‘not legal but logistical’

MANILA — K-12’s problem “is not legal, but logistical,” Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto said on Tuesday as he urged the government to move on to address backlogs in the…

Deped-Ilocos Norte to netizens: Stop sharing old kidnapping issue

LAOAG CITY, Ilocos Norte – The head of the Department of Education (DepEd) in Ilocos Norte here continues to remind locals to refrain from sharing old statements from her regarding…

DepEd to probe alleged cheating in 2015 Palaro special games

BAGUIO CITY — The Department of Education (DepEd) has vowed to shed light on the alleged cheating in the 2015 Palarong Pambansa, where two athletes, who joined the special games category…

DepEd to review COA report on damaged learning materials

MANILA — The Department of Education (DepEd) has set a review to validate the reports of the Commission on Audit (COA) regarding the damaged Grade 2 materials found in a printing…

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DepEd hesitant on proposed mandatory drug test for 10 yr old students

MANILA — The Department of Education (DepEd) is hesitant about allowing learners aged 10 years old undergo mandatory drug testing as proposed by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA). “Hindi pa…

DepEd reinforces anti-bullying efforts

MANILA — The Department of Education (DepEd) has stressed its zero tolerance on cases of child abuse, violence, exploitation, discrimination, bullying, and other forms of abuse. In a statement released Thursday…

DepEd urged to address delays in teachers’ bonuses

MANILA — The Department of Education (DepEd) was urged Friday to address the delays in the delivery of performance-based bonuses (PBB) of public school teachers. Senator Sherwin Gatchalian made this call,…

Malacañang to look into Rappler contract with DepEd

  MANILA — Malacanang on Thursday said it would look into the news report claiming Rappler has existing exclusive contract with Department of Education (DepEd) to cover Palarong Pambansa, the country’s…

DepEd calls for nominees for Outstanding Filipino Teachers award

MANILA — The Department of Education (DepEd) on Friday reminded the public that they have until March 31 to nominate teachers for the Metrobank Foundation, Inc. (MBFI) 2018 Outstanding Filipinos award.…

PH delegation to 10th Pacific School Games reaps medals

ADELAIDE, Australia — Philippine student-athletes delivered impressive performances and brought home medals in the recently concluded 10th Pacific School Games in Adelaide, Australia. Philippine goalball and softball teams landed second place…

Teachers’ take home pay to increase in 2018: DepEd

MANILA — The take home pay of teachers will increase this year due to the TRAIN (Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion) Act, plus increases in their allowances, the Department of Education…

DepEd advises public to be wary vs. fake ‘Walang Pasok’ advisory

MANILA — The Department of Education (DepEd) on Monday warned the public to be cautious against fake news and fake “WalangPasok” (no classes) advisories. This came after the “WalangPasok Advisory” Facebook page…

Cordillera elders thank Duterte, DepEd for support to IP education

BAGUIO CITY — Members of the Indigenous Peoples (IP) Council of Elders aiding the Department of Education (DepEd) in the implementation of the national policy framework on IP Education (IPEd)…

Bam defends DepEd’s drug testing for students; says it’s beneficial

MANILA — Senator Paolo Benigno “Bam” Aquino IV defended the Department of Education’s (DepEd) plan to conduct random drug tests among high school students, saying it would benefit not only…

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…