Official Statements

The Department of Education (DepEd) strongly condemns the killing of Marcom Borongan, the newly installed Schools Division Superintendent (SDS) of Zamboanga Del Sur.   read more
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July 4, 2017
The Department of Education (DepEd) expresses great concern over the recent incidents of violence against its personnel, the latest of which is the attempt on the life of a high school principal from San Jose, Batangas.   read more
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July 4, 2017
PASIG CITY, June 22, 2017 – Education Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones continues to reiterate that schools and learning spaces are zones of peace, and maintains that the security and safety of learners, teaching and non-teaching personnel are the foremost priority in the event of confli read more
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June 22, 2017
PASIG CITY, June 16, 2017 – The Department of Education (DepEd) is equally concerned about the welfare of the teachers from Marawi and has exerted the same amount of effort to track and assist them.     read more
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June 16, 2017
Today, we open the doors of our schools and learning spaces to 27.7 million learners wherever they are, whoever they and their parents are, and whatever the political and religious beliefs of their families are. Every effort will be made to accommodate all of them. read more
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June 5, 2017
The opening of classes in public elementary and high schools, including those in Mindanao, will push through on June 5 as scheduled.   read more
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May 25, 2017
A Palarong Pambansa of Firsts 2017 Palarong Pambansa Closing CeremoniesApril 29, 2017 Maayad ayad nga hapon ka ninyong tanan! Magandang hapon po sa kanilang lahat! read more
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April 30, 2017
Warmest greetings to all of you! read more
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April 19, 2017
Greetings to the officials, organizers, coaches and athletes participating in this year’s Palarong Pambansa to be held in San Jose, Antique on April 23-29, 2017 with the theme, “2017 Palarong Pambansa: Converges Youth Power, Builds Sustainable Future.”   read more
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April 8, 2017
The Department of Education (DepEd), the foremost government agency mandated to promote and protect the welfare of young learners, appeals to the community to be increasingly vigilant and proactive in preventing and deterring incidents that result in the abuse, exploitation, and discrimination ag read more
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March 28, 2017