VP Sara: Compassion for students, teachers reason for resignation

Zacarian Sarao 06/19/2024

MANILA, Philippines — Vice President Sara Duterte said she resigned from her post as secretary of the Department of Education (DepEd) not because of “weakness” but due to her “true compassion” for teachers and students. Duterte made…

Palace: Sara Duterte resigns as DepEd secretary

Jean Mangaluz 06/19/2024

MANILA, Philippines — Vice President Sara Duterte has resigned as the Department of Education secretary, said the Palace on Wednesday. In a statement to reporters, the Palace said that Duterte did not disclose the reason for her…

DepEd eyes new learning model to boost mental health program

Kathleen de Villa 06/18/2024

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Education (DepEd) is looking into enhancing its mental health programs in the K-12 curriculum by integrating a learning model on emotional and social competencies that Filipino students need before they join…

DepEd-7 to graduates: Observe proper decorum when receiving diplomas, awards

Niña Mae C. Oliverio 05/30/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Education in Central Visayas (Deped-7) is reminding  graduating students to observe proper decorum when they receive their diplomas on stage during graduation. Deped-7 Director Salustiano Jimenez said that as much…

‘3 a.m.’ completion rites in Lapu-Lapu school explained

Futch Anthony Inso, Niña Mae C. Oliverio 05/30/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The “3 a.m.” completion rites in a school in Marigondon, Lapu-Lapu City posted by a concerned netizen stirred public interest on Wednesday, May 29. However, there was a reason for it. Garvin Velos,…

DepEd reopens applications for SHS voucher program

Kathleen de Villa 05/20/2024

MANILA, Philippines — Graduating junior high-school students from private schools not covered by the Department of Education’s (DepEd) financial grant may now apply for subsidy vouchers for their senior high school (SHS) enrollment next school year. Based…

CVIRAA 2024: No outdoor games from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. due to extreme heat

Niña Mae C. Oliverio 04/29/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Participants of the Central Visayas Regional Athletic Association (CVIRAA) Meet that will be held in Cebu City from May 2 to 9, 2024 will not be exposed to extreme heat. This was the…

DepEd tells public schools to hold online classes from April 29 to 30

Faith Argosino 04/28/2024

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Education (DepEd) has instructed public schools nationwide to shift to online classes from Monday (April 29) to Tuesday (April 30), due to the upcoming transport strike by Piston and amid the…

Solon to VP Duterte: Show some decency, resign from DepEd

Luisa Cabato 04/20/2024

MANILA, Philippines — A lawmaker has urged Vice President and Education Secretary Sara Duterte to resign from her post as the chief of the Department of Education (DepEd). In a statement on Friday evening, Manila 3rd District…

Public school teachers, employees may wear alternative uniforms — DepEd

Zacarian Sarao - Reporter / @zacariansINQ 04/16/2024

MANILA, Philippines — Amid high temperatures across the country, public school teachers are allowed to wear collared Department of Education (DepEd) polo shirts.  This is according to DepEd on Monday.  “Dulot ng mainit na panahon sa buong…

DepEd says return to old school calendar beneficial to students, teachers

Zacarian Sarao 04/10/2024

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Education (DepEd) On Wednesday emphasized that shortening the timeframe for returning to the previous school calendar schedule would greatly affect the welfare of both students and educators. DepEd made the pronouncement…

Cebu City ready to host Palarong Pambansa 2024 this July

Josh Almonte 04/07/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu City officials have confirmed their readiness to host the upcoming Palarong Pambansa 2024 in July. According to the Department of Education (DepEd) Cebu City Assistant Schools Division Superintendent Adolf Aguilar, 97 percent…

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