Press Releases

The Department of Education is reopening the accreditation of Private Lending Institutions (PLIs) that can offer more alternative credit windows with better terms and lower financial charges on loans availed by teachers and personnel of the Department. read more
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February 8, 2013
Education Secretary Br. Armin A. Luistro FSC and Union Bank chair and chief executive officer Justo Ortiz have signed an agreement to produce learning tools in the teaching of literacy, English proficiency and values education for public school pupils. read more
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February 6, 2013
Bayanihan, that Filipino tradition of helping one another, takes center stage again as government agencies led by the Department of Education (DepEd) and food giant Jollibee Corporation work together to build armchairs for public schools. read more
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February 6, 2013
The Department of Education has created a committee and a technical working group to undertake the bidding and procurement of public school buildings to address classroom backlogs under the second phase of Public-Private Partnership for School Infrastructure Project (PSIP II). read more
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February 3, 2013
The Department of Education is targeting at least 10 million early registrants this Saturday when the department mobilizes its workforce and partner agencies for the nationwide early registration for school year 2013-2014. read more
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January 24, 2013
In response to the call of the Department of Education to help students affected by typhoon Pablo in Mindanao, Philippine Business Bank donated P1,000,000 for the construction of one classroom and the implementation of a feeding program in Sangab Elementary School in Davao Oriental. read more
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January 23, 2013
The Department of Education is working closely with government and private organizations dealing with people with disabilities (PWDs) to ensure that children and youth with learning difficulties are identified and registered during the nationwide early registration set on January 26, 2013. read more
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January 20, 2013
The Department of Education has set the conduct of the 2012-2013 National Achievement Test (NAT) to March this year for selected levels of elementary and high school students in public and private schools nationwide. read more
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January 18, 2013
The Department of Education is mobilizing its resources and personnel nationwide to ensure the success of the nationwide early registration on January 26, 2013 and bring all school-aged children and youth including those with learning difficulties to school. read more
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January 17, 2013
The Department of Education’s school-based feeding program (SBFP) targets over 42,000 severely-wasted beneficiaries in the person of children suffering from undernutrition to bring them back to health and improve their school performance. read more
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January 16, 2013