9 schools in C. Luzon, NCR sustain quake damage

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Tue, 23 Apr 2019 05:53:58 +0000

MANILA, Philippines — At least nine schools were damaged following Monday afternoon’s magnitude 6.1 earthquake that rocked parts of Luzon, the Department of Education (DepEd) said on Tuesday.

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DepEd to continue senior high voucher program despite 2019 budget delay

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Wed, 03 Apr 2019 09:50:00 +0000

The education department has assured it would continue its Senior High School voucher program (SHS-VP) despite delays in 2019 budget approval.

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DepEd urges schools to tighten security after Cebu student slay

Credit to Author: mfrialde| Date: Tue, 12 Mar 2019 04:00:04 +0000

MANILA, Philippines—The Department of Education (DepEd) has called on all public and private schools to strengthen their security measures after the gruesome killing of a Grade 9 student in Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu. The DepEd made the call as it condemned the “barbaric murder” of 17-year-old Christine Silawan, who was believed to have been raped before […]

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DepEd: No order barring teachers’ unions from election duty

Credit to Author: mfrialde| Date: Fri, 08 Mar 2019 02:46:49 +0000

The Department of Education (DepEd) on Friday clarified that it did not issue any order barring members of teachers’ unions from serving

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Senator sounds alarm on deteriorating competence of students, teachers

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Wed, 06 Mar 2019 10:59:55 +0000

Senator sounds alarm on deteriorating competence of students, teachers

MANILA, Philippines – Senator Sherwin Gatchalian disclosed on Wednesday  the “alarming” state of the quality  of education in the Philippines, particularly the deteriorating performance of students and teachers, which be blamed on the K to12 program. 

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DepEd: No ban on candidates as graducation guests, but…

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Tue, 05 Mar 2019 21:37:14 +0000

There is no prohibition against inviting candidates to speak at graduation rites, but the Department of Education (DepEd) discouraged school officials from doing so.

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DepEd to parents: Keep open communication with your kids

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Fri, 01 Mar 2019 03:40:38 +0000

Aside from monitoring children’s online activity, the Department of Education advised parents/guardians to keep open communication with kids.

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Teachers’ group sues DepEd director for alleged red-tagging

Credit to Author: clopez| Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2019 09:35:37 +0000

The Alliance of Concerned Teachers in Central Luzon (ACT-CL) sued Department of Education (DepEd) regional director Beatriz Torno at the Office of the Ombudsman

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