Guns in the classroom

Anna Cristina Tuazon - @inquirerdotnet 11/17/2021

This week marks the return to face-to-face classes for some elementary school students under the Department of Education’s (DepEd) pilot program. As reporters flocked to capture the moment, one picture caught the attention of the public: armed…

DepEd tapping more schools for pilot face-to-face classes

John Eric Mendoza 11/12/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Education (DepEd) on Friday, November 12, 2021, announced that it will increase the number of participating schools under the pilot face-to-face classes following President Rodrigo Duterte’s approval. DepEd said this development…

PWD sakay for free launched in Cebu

Dyrecka Letigio 10/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Persons with disabilities (PWDs) now have a public transportation option that would ensure better mobility for them. The Bayaning Tsuper (BTS) party-list commissioned a service vehicle that can be booked by PWDs for…

12 schools in Cebu province part of pilot test of face-to-face classes 

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/06/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—At least 12 schools in Cebu province are part of the pilot resumption of ‘face-to-face’ classes, the Department of Education (DepEd) announced on Wednesday, October 6, 2021.  DepEd Usec. Nepomuceno Malaluan, during a virtual press…

Mandaue receives educational bus from World Vision

Mary Rose Sagarino 09/28/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu—A Mobile Learn and Play Hub was turned over to the Department of Education (DepEd) in Mandaue City by the World Vision on Tuesday, September 28, 2021. The educational bus aims to bring education and…

DepEd Mandaue City says all set for Sept. 13 start of classes 

Mary Rose Sagarino 09/03/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu—The Department of Education (DepEd) in Mandaue City is now ready for the opening of classes for school year 2021-2022 on September 13, 2021. Dr. Nimfa Bongo, DepEd-Mandaue Superintendent, said they are now ready as…

DepEd: There will be 209 school days for school year 2021-2022

Mae Fhel Gom-os 08/07/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — The school year 2021-2022 will consist of 209 school days, the Department of Education (DepEd) announced on August 7, 2021. Based on DepEd Order 29, series of 2021, the school year, which had…

DepEd, DBM grant high special hardship allowance for teachers, school heads

Cathrine Gonzales - Reporter / @cgonzalesINQ 05/24/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Teachers and school heads would now get a higher special hardship allowance (SHA), the Department of Education (DepEd) announced on Monday. Education Undersecretary for Finance Annalyn Sevilla said in a press briefing in Bicol…

Teachers, school personnel who are seniors, with comorbidities may already get vaccine jabs — DepEd

Inquirer.net 04/22/2021

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Education (DepEd) on Thursday urged teachers and other school personnel who belong to higher priority groups to already get vaccinated in their respective local government units (LGUs). “We would like to…

Group slams DepEd-7 for erroneous claims vs USC on Lumad “rescue”

Futch Anthony Inso 02/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Save Our Schools Network Cebu denounces the Department of Education in Central Visayas (DepEd-7) for stating that the University of San Carlos (USC) did not have a permit to conduct blended learning…

Modular learning not sustainable — DepEd Secretary

Futch Anthony Inso 01/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Department of Education (DepEd) Secretary Leonor Briones describes the modular type of learning as a non-sustainable and expensive mode of learning in this time of new normal, which was brought about by the…

Gatchalian warns rise of ‘learners with poor performance’ sans face-to-face classes

Christia Marie Ramos - Reporter / @CMRamosINQ 01/02/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Senator Sherwin Gatchalian on Saturday warned of a “likely spike of learners with poor performance” following the recall of the pilot implementation of face-to-face classes in the country. Gatchalian said that President Rodrigo Duterte’s…

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