Official Statements

The Department of Education is open to the idea of a 4-day school week although we have yet to receive a formal proposal from the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority. As with all suggestions, this will first undergo study to determine its effect on education. read more
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February 14, 2014
The COA report released to the public last week is for 2012. The issues raised in that document have already been brought to DepEd's attention and have been addressed or explained in 2013. read more
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January 28, 2014
The Department of Education (DepEd) clarifies that the Rationalization Plan is in accordance with Executive Order (EO) 366 issued in 2004. EO 366 directs a strategic review of the operations and organizations of the Executive Branch. read more
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December 19, 2013
A Merry Christmas to you and your loved ones! read more
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December 18, 2013
PASIG CITY – Department of Education (DepEd) Secretary Br Armin Luistro FSC has directed public elementary and high schools to accept “emergency transferees” from areas affected by typhoon Yolanda. read more
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November 16, 2013
PASIG CITY -- In the light of the recent spate of natural calamities, the Department of Education (DepEd) has urged school authorities to reiterate disaster preparedness measures to minimize risks and ensure learners’ continued access to education. read more
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November 1, 2013
It has come to my attention that several news articles on DepEd Order 32 s.2013 “Reiterating DECS Order No. 53 s.2001 (Strengthening the Protection of Religious Rights of Students)” have been published with misleading headlines (e.g. read more
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July 24, 2013
PASIG CITY – The Department of Education (DepEd) yesterday reminded the public that the decisionto suspend classes when there are no storm signals falls under the various local government units (LGU). read more
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June 14, 2013
PASIG CITY -- The Department of Education (DepEd) is assuring teachers that their honoraria for services rendered as members of the Board of Election Inspectors (BEI) for the elections may already be withdrawn through their Landbank ATMs or through cash cards for those with no payroll accounts, t read more
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May 14, 2013