Press Releases

Children must be protected from all forms of abuse and violence, and schools must provide an environment that is safe, free from fear, and conducive to learning. The Department of Education (DepEd) reiterates this, through its Child Protection Policy (DepEd Order No. 40, s. 2012).   read more
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August 12, 2016
Muling binigyang-diin ni DepEd Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones na palalakasin ng DepEd ang Alternative Learning System (ALS) upang maibalik sa pormal na edukasyon ang maraming Pilipinong tumigil sa pag-aaral o hin read more
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August 12, 2016
In line with its advocacy of protecting and upholding the rights of Filipino children, the Department of Education (DepEd) and the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) held the National Oratorical Contest and Awarding Ceremony with the the read more
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August 5, 2016
Department of Education Secretary Leonor Magtolis read more
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August 4, 2016
To address undernutrition and short-term hunger among public school children, the Department of Education (DepEd), through the School Health Division-Bureau of Learner Support Services (SHD-BLSS), implements the School-Based Feeding Program (SBFP) for School Year (SY) 2016-2017.   read more
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August 3, 2016
PASIG City, July 27, 2016. -- To learn lessons from our Asian neighbor’s experience with natural disasters and how their schools have integrated disaster management in the school curriculum, delegates from the Department of Education (DepEd) Region 7, led by Director for Disaster Risk Re read more
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August 2, 2016
For this year’s observance of the National Disaster Consciousness Month (NDCM), the Department of Education (DepEd) joins the Office of Civil Defense (OCD) in pushing for better appreciation of the disaster preparedness programs of the government, and promoting disaster risk reduction (DRR) as a read more
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August 1, 2016
Along with efforts to strengthen local and international partnerships, the Department of education (DepEd) arranged for its personnel a two-day training on protocols and social graces. read more
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August 1, 2016
While the celebration of the National No Smoking Month ended in June, the Department’s fight against tobacco continues with the issuance of Department Order No. 48, s. 2016 or the Policy and Guidelines on Comprehensive Tobacco Control. read more
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July 28, 2016
For the 38th National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation (NDPR) Week (July 17 to 23, 2016), the Department of Education (DepEd) joined the National Council on Disability Affairs (NCDA) read more
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July 26, 2016