Press Releases

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
The Department of Education releases the guidelines on the granting of Performance Based Bonus (PBB) for its personnel, based on Executive Order No. 80, s. 2012 signed by President Benigno S. Aquino III. The guidelines take effect February 28, 2013. read more
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March 7, 2013
An alternative delivery mode of education for Muslim schoolchildren supported by international agencies continues to reach more areas in Mindanao just a year after its launch. read more
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March 6, 2013
The provincial government of Negros Oriental is this year’s host of the 2013 Palarong Pambansa, the country’s biggest sporting event that aims to develop world-class athletes. read more
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March 4, 2013
The Department of Education has come up with a ruling that prioritizes the hiring of applicants who hail from the community where the school is located, provided that the applicant possesses all the qualifications for the position stated in DepEd Order no 12 s 2012. read more
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February 28, 2013
The Department of Education has earmarked an additional P250,000 grant to each Muslim school (madaris) to upgrade their physical facilities and improve operational capabilities to better implement a cuturally sensitive and Islam-friendly curriculum. read more
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February 25, 2013
Learning modules that teach students the lessons of EDSA will debut in all public elementary and secondary schools nationwide this week as the Department of Education’s contribution to the 27th commemoration of the People Power Revolution. read more
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February 21, 2013
Education Secretary Br. Armin A. Luistro FSC introduced on Monday newly appointed officials Mario A. Deriquito as Undersecretary and Lorna D. Dino as Assistant Secretary of the Department of Education. read more
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February 20, 2013
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