Press Releases

There is another first in this year’s Palarong Pambansa. It will be the first time for the People’s Television 4 to cover the event, affording televiewers a comprehensive update on the country’s biggest annual sporting event. read more
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April 12, 2013
Some 2,0000 classrooms will be turned over to the Department of Education by the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) on December 2014, as the government continues its efforts to wipe out classroom shortage in public schools nationwide. read more
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April 5, 2013
For the first time in the history of the Palarong Pambansa, the private sector is pitching in to give financial rewards, including offers of scholarship to athletes who will excel in the annual national sporting event. read more
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April 4, 2013
The Department of Education’s Public-Private Partnership (PPP) for School Infrastructure Project (PSIP), which aims to address shortages in public school classrooms through partnerships with the private sector, has made it as the lone entry from the ASEAN to the internationally-acclaimed Partners read more
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April 4, 2013
The flag at the Department of Education Central office is now flying at half mast to give honor to DepEd former Secretary and University of the Philippines President, Dr. Onofre “OD” Corpuz. read more
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March 27, 2013
The Department of Education has renewed its partnership with Rappler, Inc., a media organization of veteran journalists, as its official social media partner for the 2013 Palarong Pambansa set in Negros Oriental this April. read more
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March 26, 2013
Education Secretary Br. Armin A. Luistro FSC was conferred a Doctor of Humanities (Honoris Causa) by the Foundation University of Dumaguete City, citing him as an educator par excellence for his accomplishments at the Department of Education. read more
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March 25, 2013
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas and the Department of Education bared the winners in the 2012 National Search for the best public school teachers of savings and financial literacy who received generous financial reward for their effort. read more
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March 22, 2013
The Department of Education endorses the Tahderiyyah Curriculum in Islamic community schools operated by the Bangsamoro Development Agency (BDA), giving Muslim preschool children equal access to quality kindergarten education. read more
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March 19, 2013
The Department of Education has significantly increased its allocation for schools maintenance and other operating expenses (MOOE) by 46% this year as the government intensifies its efforts to achieve the learning targets of some 20 million students in elementary and secondary public schools nati read more
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March 14, 2013