Official Statements

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
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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
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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
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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
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July 13, 2015
Isang mapagpala at mapagpalayang umaga sa inyong lahat! Tatlumpu’t walong (38) taon na ang nakalilipas. Tandang-tanda ko pa...   read more
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July 9, 2015
The Department of Education (DepEd) strongly objects to the accusation that DepEd officials and other agencies are feeding President Benigno S. Aquino III with wrong information on the readiness of the government to implement the K to 12 Program. read more
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May 11, 2015
Mariing itinatanggi ng DepEd ang akusasyon na ang mga opisyal nito at ng ibang ahensya ay nagbibigay ng maling impormasyon kay Presidente Benigno S. Aquino III ukol sa pagpapatupad ng K to 12 Program. Nananatiling tapat ang DepEd sa paglilingkod nito sa sambayanang Pilipino. read more
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May 11, 2015
The Department of Education (DepEd) reiterates that the national government is on track in its preparations for the implementation of the K to 12 program, which includes Senior High School. read more
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May 6, 2015
[Delivered on April 8, 2015 at the 107th Commencement Exercises of the Philippinie Normal University] read more
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April 10, 2015
The Department of Education (DepEd) disagrees that the P608M-worth of textbooks procured in 2011 for SY 2012-2013 are obsolete and a waste of the State’s resources. In fact, these textbooks are still being used as reference materials in our schools.   read more
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April 6, 2015