#Department of Education

PH taps foreign grants, dev't partners' aid to address classroom building needs

The Philippine government is seeking grants from foreign governments to be able to fill the shortage of hundreds of thousands of classrooms nationwide.

DepEd to strengthen PH education sector by hiring, training teachers

Vice President and Department of Education Secretary Sara Duterte stressed the national government’s plan to hire more teachers to ensure that DepEd schools across the country are equipped with qualified and sufficient workforce.

DepEd ready to partner with LGUs across PH for ‘Pabahay Para sa mga Guro’ program

Vice President and Department of Education (DepEd) Secretary Sara Duterte said they are willing to join forces with various local government units (LGUs) across the country in order to launch the “Pabahay para sa mga Guro” program far and wide.

Mother tongue – key to authentic learning

The issue is whether to accept the proposal of the Department of Education which is to abandon the teaching of MTB-MLE or the Mother Tongue in Grades 1-3 and to merely adopt it as a medium of instruction. Or to continue with both as proposed by E-Net, a Civil Society Network for Education Reforms, which urged the Department of Education to identify its strengths and challenges to improve its overall implementation. It argues that “forcing our children to learn in an unfamiliar language creates an educational handicap. The suspension will further hold back progress and gains we have achieved in placing inclusive education at the center of the Education Agenda.”

Dreammaker gadgets

Legarda pushes for bill providing computer tablets for public school students.

Handwriting a letter can win you up to ₱25,000

PHL Post Office urges students to participate in the UPU Letter Writing Contest.

Duque: Safe school environment 'crucial' for students' development

Department of Health (DOH) Secretary Francisco Duque on Tuesday, April 5, stressed that a safe school environment is "crucial" for children's development both academically and emotionally.

Former DepEd, CHED officials back Leni-Kiko tandem

Six former Department of Education (DepEd) secretaries and four former Commission on Education (CHED) chairs backed on Tuesday, March 22, the tandem of Vice President Leni Robredo and Senator Kiko Pangilinan.