Official Statements

The Department of Education (DepEd) welcomes the newly signed Election Service Reform Act, which makes election duties voluntary for public school teachers. We always welcome legislations that promote and uphold the rights and safety of our teachers. read more
Posted on
April 13, 2016
Congratulations to our dear graduates for reaching this significant milestone in your lives. Let this achievement also be generously shared among school administrators and personnel, teachers, and parents who have given a part of themselves to ensure this success for our young learners. read more
Posted on
March 16, 2016
"We thank the Supreme Court (SC) for denying the TRO on the suspension of the K to 12 Program as announced in today's SC press conference. read more
Posted on
March 15, 2016
The Department of Education (DepEd) condemns in the strongest possible terms the recent killing of a Lumad school head and the two other Lumad leaders at the Alternative Learning Center for Agricultural and Livelihood Development (ALCADEV) in Surigao del Sur. read more
Posted on
September 3, 2015
The Department of Education (DepEd) deeply mourns the loss of one of its greatest officials in the person of Francis M. Varela, Undersecretary for Finance and Administration.  read more
Posted on
August 29, 2015
The Department of Education is one with the indigenous peoples and the rest of the nation in celebrating the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples on August 9, 2015.   read more
Posted on
August 9, 2015
In response to Senator Ralph Recto’s conclusions on the Department of Education’s (DepEd) teacher hiring as carried by the Manila Bulletin last July 19, 2015, DepEd stresses that we have adjusted and improved the qualifications in hiring teachers in public schools to ensure the quality of educa read more
Posted on
July 20, 2015
In light of the recent class suspensions due to Typhoons Egay and Falcon, the Department of Education (DepEd) would like to reiterate DepEd Order no. 9, s. read more
Posted on
July 13, 2015
The Department of Education (DepEd) is currently investigating the food poisoning incident of some students in CARAGA Region. The affected students have been given proper health care and most of which have already been discharged from hospitals. read more
Posted on
July 13, 2015