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Milo, jump rope association team up to assist DepEd

TO ASSIST the country’s blended learning push for the new academic year amid prevailing conditions brought about by the coronavirus pandemic, Milo and the Philippine Jump Rope Association (PJRA) teamed up in turning over 600 jump ropes to the Department of Education (DepEd).  

DepEd’s P10-B voucher program held up

ABOUT half of the beneficiaries of the Department of Education’s (DepEd) voucher program are at risk after P10 billion of its proposed 2021 budget was classified as unprogrammed funds, a key official said on Wednesday.

23 million students register for school year 2020 to 2021

ABOUT 23 million students have enrolled, less than two weeks before classes open amid a coronavirus pandemic, the Department of Education said on Wednesday.

DepEd claims to be ready for school opening on Aug. 24

EDUCATION authorities on Monday said the agency was ready to start classes on Aug. 24 despite criticisms about the viability of online learning amid a coronavirus pandemic.

PCC, DepEd team up for nationwide school-based milk feeding program

A NATIONWIDE school-based milk feeding program is set to be implemented in accordance to the law that institutionalized a national feeding program for undernourished...

Physical classes banned without COVID-19 vaccine, DepEd says

FACE-TO-FACE school classes won’t open until a vaccine for the coronavirus that has sickened more than 22,000 and killed about a thousand in the Philippines is found, according to the Department of Education (DepEd).

DepEd moves class opening to August

THE Department of Education (DepEd) on Tuesday said it would move the opening of classes this year to August from June as the country battles a novel coronavirus pandemic.

DepEd revives, expands suspension on events, field trips

THE DEPARTMENT of Education (DepEd) has reactivated the ban on national and regional activities following the confirmation of new coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases in the country.

DepEd suspends school field trips, big events in response to nCoV...

THE DEPARTMENT of Education (DepEd) has ordered the suspension of all national and regional activities as well as field trips and other off-campus activities to minimize the risk of the novel coronavirus (nCoV) spread.

DepEd orders closure of Salugpongan schools in Davao

THE DEPARTMENT of Education-Region 11 (DepEd-11) has ordered the closure of private schools owned and operated by the Salugpongan Ta Tana Igkanogon Community Learning Center Inc. effective Monday, Oct. 7.

DepEd-Western Visayas eyes study-work program to address high dropout rate in...

THE DEPARTMENT of Education-Western Visayas (DepEd-6) is looking into piloting a program in Antique that will allow secondary school students to study and earn a living at the same time.

Steps toward better education

In a bid to enhance the quality of and increase access to education in the Philippines, the Department of Education (DepEd) and the Commission...

Pepsi Philippines champions sustainability in national Brigada Eskwela drive

In line with its commitment to sustainability and quality education, Pepsi-Cola Products Philippines, Inc. (PCPPI) partnered once again with the Department of Education (DepEd)...

DepEd says it is ready for ROTC revival

THE DEPARTMENT of Education (DepEd) on Wednesday said it is ready for the revival of the mandatory Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) in the senior high school program.

ROTC program revival could cost P23B with new facilities

REVIVING THE mandatory Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) program could cost as much as P23 billion, according to Department of Education (DepEd) Undersecretary Alain Del B. Pascua.

CBS, MCBL to offer public school teachers salary loans that come...

China Bank Savings Corp. (CBS) and Manulife China Bank Life Assurance Corp. (MCBL) are set to provide automatic payroll deduction salary loan that comes...

ARMM-DepEd prepares for transition as it anticipates BBL approval

THE DEPARTMENT of Education (DepEd) in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) has started assessing the status of education in the region as it prepares a transition plan for the new Bangsamoro, the entity expected to replace the ARMM if the Bangsamoro Basic Law is approved.

DepEd, GSIS ink deal on loan payments for teachers

By Arjay L. Balinbin PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte on Monday, April 16, witnessed the signing of a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between the Department of...

DENR approves over 3,000 land titling applications for public school sites

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) recently approved more than 3,000 special patents for public schools in collaboration with the Department of...

Senate OK sought for budget on free education

MALACAÑANG ON Sunday, Sept. 24, called for the Senate’s approval of the P40-billion budget allotted by the House of Representatives to fund free education...

K-12: Transition and Transformation

By Nickky Faustine P. de Guzman Progressive education reform is good, but it does not follow that the transition will be smooth. While adding two...