DepEd: Internet Connectivity for Every School in the Country

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DepEd moves to provide internet connectivity, e-classrooms in schools As part of its commitment to continuously improve the teaching and learning processes for the benefit of the Filipino learners, the Department of Education (DepEd) shared its plans to provide every school in the country with internet connectivity. Undersecretary for Administration Alain Pascua highlighted the importance of maximizing the use of available technologies in the classroom during a recent press conference held at Juan Sumulong High School in Quezon City. “We are eyeing the implementation of the DepEd Internet Connectivity Program…

Deped National Uniforms for Teaching and Non-Teaching Personnel for SY 2018-2019 | DepEd Memo No. 063 s. 2018

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DepEd Memorandum No. 063 s. 2018 Deped National Uniforms for Teaching and Non-Teaching Personnel for School Year 2018-2019       The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) has issued Budget Circular No. 2018-1 entitled Rules and Regulations on the Grant of Uniform/Clothing Allowance (U/CA) to Civilian Personnel on March 8, 2018. In view of this, the Department of Education (DepEd) announces that the National Uniforms for Teaching and Non-Teaching Personnel for School Year (SY) 2018-2019 shall remain the same as the of SY 2016-2017. The prescribed official uniform designs…

Administration of Grade 12 N.A.T. for SY 2017-2018 | DepEd Memo No. 068 s. 2018

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DepEd Memorandum No. 068 s. 2018 Administration of the Grade 12 National Achievement Test for School Year 2017-2018   The Department of Education (DepEd), through the Bureau of the Education assessment (BEA), with the assistance of the schools divisions and secondary schools personnel, shall administer the Grade 12 National Achievement Test (NAT) for School Year (SY) 2017-2018 in public and private schools nationwide on any date determined by the schools division offices (SDOs) once the test materials are delivered to the respective SDOs of sample schools This is pursuant to the…

2018 Brigada Eskwela Implementing Guidelines | DepEd Memo No.66 s.2018

2018 Brigada Eskwela

 DepEd Memo No.66 s.2018 2018 Brigada Eskwela Implementing Guidelines   The Department of Education (DepEd) will conduct the 2018 Brigada Eskwela from May 28 to June 2, 2018 with the theme Pagkakaisa Para sa Handa Ligtas at Matatag na Paaralan Tungo sa Magandang Kinabukasan. The Brigada Eskwela is the National Schools Maintenance Week, that aims to brings together all education stakeholders to participate and contribute their time, effort, and resources to prepare public school facilities for the opening of the school year in June.   The national kick-off program shall…

Teachers’ Rep. Wants End to Teachers’ Accountability Clearances

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The Department of Education (DepEd) should end its practice of requiring public school teachers to accomplish so-called accountability clearances at the end of every school year, a party-list lawmaker demanded on Wednesday. According to ACT Teachers Rep. France Castro, the practice runs contrary to existing DepEd rules and regulations. “Requiring accountability clearances from teachers has been a long practice in public schools despite existing rules that mandate such clearances in certain cases only. Hence, our strong demand is for the immediate stoppage of the unlawful practice,” Castro said in a statement. The lawmaker also…

Revised Guidelines on Accreditation/Re-Accreditation of Private Entities Under the Automatic Payroll Deduction System (APDS) Program

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DepEd Order 18, s. 2018 Revised Guidelines on Accreditation/Re-Accreditation of Private Entities Under the Automatic Payroll Deduction System (APDS) Program     I. RATIONALE The Department of Education, as a government agency, is authorized by various laws, rules and regulations to deduct from salaries of its employees such amounts intended for the payment of contributions and other obligations due to specified government and private entities.   Such authorization, however, is concurrently limited by other laws. Section 21 of RA 4670 or the Magna Carta for Public School Teachers states that…

DepEd Hiring 75,242 Public School Teachers for SY 2018 – 2019

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The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) has approved the creation of 75,242 teaching positions for kindergarten/ elementary, junior high school (JHS), and senior high school (SHS) for SY 2018-2019. This is in line with the request made by the Department of Education (DepEd) in order to address the inadequate number of teaching personnel in public schools nationwide. The funding requirements to cover salaries and other forms of compensation for the new positions shall be charged against the FY 2018 Built-in Appropriations (New School Personnel Positions). Notably, only filled positions…

DepEd reaffirms efforts to achieve ideal class size, teacher-student ratio

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In its relentless effort to provide students and teachers with environment conducive to learning, the Department of Education (DepEd) reassured the Committee on Basic Education and Culture of the House of Representatives (HoR) that the Department has been conducting interventions to achieve ideal class size and teacher-student ratio in public schools nationwide. DepEd Undersecretary for Planning and Field Operations Jesus Mateo acknowledged that one way of improving the learning environment is to reduce the class size, classroom-pupil and teacher-studio ratios, and noted that cases in urban centers may be different…

Sec. Briones: Changes in PH education cannot wait

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“There have been changes and there will be more changes,” Department of Education (DepEd) Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones reaffirmed on Wednesday as the country draws closer to welcoming the first batch of graduates of the K to 12 Basic Education Program in April. With the increasing demands of the ever shifting world, the Education chief emphasized that catching up with change can no longer be done on a “one at a time” basis. Thus, despite calls to abolish the K to 12 program, with the support of President Rodrigo Duterte…

Summary and Cause of Delay of the 2016 Performance Based Bonus | Deped Official Statement

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2016 Performance Based Bonus: Buod ng mga pangyayari at mga rason ng pagkakaantala. Batid ng Kagawaran ng Edukasyon ang pag-aalala ng mga kawani at kaguruan na dulot ng delayed release ng PBB para sa taong 2016. Upang mabigyang linaw ang mga pangamba at haka-haka, narito ang paglalahad ng prosesong isinagawa ng ahensya para maihanda ang PBB: Upang makatanggap ng PBB ang mga kawani at kaguruan, kinakailangang makamit ng DepEd ang mga conditions na tinakda ng AO25 Interagency Task Force (IATF). Ang AO25 IATF ang sumusuri sa achievement ng ahensya sa…