More “High-tech” Learning for Public Schools Students

DepEd Computerization Program

DepEd Sec. Leonor Briones says learners in public schools may look forward to more “high-tech” learning   Education Secretary Leonor Briones said that many learners in public schools may look forward to more “high-tech” learning as the Department of Education (DepEd) strengthens its computerization program this year. “Maraming bansa ngayon, kasama ang Pilipinas, gusto nang gamitin na ang lahat ng mga learning resources ay ilagay na sa tablet (Right now, there are so many countries, including the Philippines, who want to collate learning resources into [electronic] tablets,” Briones said when…

DepEd Guidelines on the Suspension of Classes During Typhoons

class suspension guidelines

Classes in affected areas are automatically suspended based on the PAGASA declared storm signals, while local government units (LGUs)—not the DepEd—decide on and announce class suspensions during calamities in the absence of a storm signal. The Department of Education (DepEd) reiterates this to guide parents and help ensure the safety of students in the event of typhoons, flooding, and other weather disturbances and calamities. Cancellation and suspension of classes are observed directly from the weather bulletins of the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA). Classes in the affected…

Class Suspension for Thursday, June 7, 2018 | #WalangPasok – Bagyong Domeng

#walangPasok June 7 2018

#WalangPasok Thursday June 7 2018. Officials have announced class suspension for Thursday, June 7, 2018 as tropical depression “Domeng” continues to move north-northwestward over the Philippine sea. Here is a list of class suspensions for Thursday, June 7, 2018. To get updated on  the latest list of areas with class suspension, please visit and refresh this page from time to time.   LIST of Class Suspensions:  As of June 7, 2018 –  6:35 AM   Announced Class Suspensions  NCR:  Quezon City (Mula kay Quezon City Acting Mayor Precious Hipolito-Castelo.   Provinces: Cainta…

NCRPO Wants Random Bag, Locker Inspections in Schools; Sec. Briones Opposes

random drug testing in schools

National Capitol Region Police Office (NCRPO) director Chief Superintendent Guillermo Eleazar on Wednesday proposed to implement random bag and locker inspections in schools. According to a report by GMA News’ Tina Panganiban Perez on Balitanghali, Eleazar made the proposal to nip the country’s drug problem in the bud. He said that the 44,000 drug suspects arrested and the 234,000 who surrendered to authorities in the past 23 months are proof of the large scale of the drug problem in the Philippines. Implementing the surprise inspections will help prevent the youth…