Not even found in Tiktik: Another bad word snuck into DepEd materials

Neil Arwin Mercado 06/14/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Education (DepEd) is once again under fire after another “dirty word” was found in learning materials used by students for the distance learning system amid the coronavirus pandemic. During the hearing…

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…

DepEd told to expedite the release of teachers’ internet allowance

Christia Marie Ramos - Reporter / @CMRamosINQ 05/21/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Senator Sonny Angara on Friday asked the Department of Education (DepEd) to speed up the procurement and release of connectivity load for public school teachers as he flagged the agency’s supposedly low disbursement rate of funds…

Cell sites inside Cebu campuses? DepEd, Globe sign MOA

Futch Anthony Inso 05/11/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Education (DepEd)-Cebu Province and Globe Telecom has forged a memorandum of agreement (MOA) on Tuesday morning, May 11, 2021, for the construction of 26 cell sites in DepEd locations in…

DepEd: No definite date YET for school ‍opening

Mariejo Ramos, Meg Adonis 05/01/2021

The Department of Education’s (DepEd) announced plan to open the next school year on Aug. 23 is just one of the options officials will be proposing to President Duterte who will have the final say on the…

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…

50 public schools in Central Visayas ready for in-person classes

Philippine Daily Inquirer 03/27/2021

CEBU CITY—At least 50 public schools in Central Visayas are ready to hold in-person classes, the Department of Education (DepEd) in the region said. There is, however, no timeline yet as to when it will start, according…

4,468 Covid-19 cases recorded so far among learners, DepEd staff – official

Christia Marie Ramos 03/03/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Education (DepEd) has so far recorded 4,468 cases of Covid-19 among its personnel as well as students, an official told senators Wednesday, March 3, 2021. “We, in DepEd, have been monitoring…

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…

Mandaue City donates tablets for its junior high students

Mary Rose Sagarino 12/11/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – The Mandaue City government led by Mayor Jonas Cortes with the Department of Education turned over 16,688 tablets to junior high school students in the city’s public schools on Friday, December 11, 2020.…

DepEd sets Dec. 12 as last day of first quarter in public schools

Daphne Galvez 12/08/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Education (DepEd) has set Dec. 12 as the last day of classes for the first quarter of the school year in public schools. In a Facebook post on Monday, DepEd said…

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