Press Releases

As the school year nears its end and graduation season is fast approaching the Department of Education, in line with its reform agenda, released the 2013 Graduation Rites with the theme “Building the Nation’s Future Leaders Through the K to 12 Basic Education Program”. read more
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February 18, 2013
The Department of Education has issued the guidelines in assessing the year-end school readiness of kindergarten to check on their pre-schooling progress with the end-view of providing them with specific learning intervention. read more
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February 15, 2013
The construction of more than 9,000 classrooms under the Department of Education’s PPP for School Infrastructure Project – PSIP is about to begin. read more
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February 13, 2013
The Department of Education and the National Commission for the Culture and the Arts (NCCA) have agreed to formulate and implement programs to mainstream arts and culture in the Philippine basic education system. read more
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February 11, 2013
How far have Department of Education and the private sector gone in improving the country’s public school system? This will be answered during the Greater Opportunities! (GO!) Education Finale exhibit slated on Feb 9 – 10 at the Music Hall, SM Mall of Asia. read more
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February 8, 2013
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