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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Should senators wait 3 or 6 years in between terms?

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2019 21:01:36 +0000

Senators who are elected to office can serve for just two consecutive six-year terms.

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DepEd mulls including drug education in public school curriculum

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Thu, 07 Feb 2019 08:53:09 +0000

The DepEd is considering the inclusion of drug education in the public school curriculum amid the government’s crackdown on illegal drugs.

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Comelec signs pact for teachers’ training for 2019 polls

Credit to Author: Alexander Magno| Date: Tue, 29 Jan 2019 11:20:16 +0000

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The Commission on Elections signed on Tuesday a memorandum of agreement to train and assist public school teachers who will serve in the midterm elections on May 13, 2019.

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Briones wants discernment of fake news included in school curricula

Credit to Author: cmolina| Date: Tue, 29 Jan 2019 06:00:16 +0000

Education Secretary Leonor Briones is batting for the inclusion of programs in the school curricula that will teach students skills intended to help them discern true information from the fake ones, as she urged campus journalists to distinguish journalism from propaganda.

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Civil servants told: Avoid partisan acts

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Tue, 15 Jan 2019 21:39:08 +0000

The Department of Education (DepEd) on Tuesday issued a stern warning to its officials and personnel to stand by the agency’s mandate of “political neutrality” throughout the 150-day election period for the 2019 midterm polls. At a press conference, Education Secretary Leonor Briones said the ban on partisan activity for DepEd employees was covered under […]

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DepEd protects ACT members from PNP profiling

Credit to Author: clopez| Date: Wed, 09 Jan 2019 21:30:12 +0000

The Department of Education (DepEd) is set to issue a directive to regional offices not to release any information about the Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT)

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DILG to meet with DepEd over PNP’s ‘profiling’ of ACT teachers

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Mon, 07 Jan 2019 10:07:46 +0000

DILG to meet with DepEd over PNP’s ‘profiling’ of ACT teachers

The DILG “would be glad to meet our partners” in DepEd over the supposed “profiling” of ACT teachers by police.

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DepEd may change dismissal order vs Ateneo student to expulsion if…

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Mon, 24 Dec 2018 06:02:05 +0000

DepEd may change dismissal order vs Ateneo student to expulsion if…

The decision to dismiss the Ateneo Junior High School (AJHS) student in the bullying incident may still be changed to expulsion.

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