DepEd, DOH Collaborate to Develop Apps Monitoring Dengvaxia Recipients

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PASIG CITY, 16 July 2018 – The Department of Education (DepEd) and the Department of Health (DOH) pledged to cooperate in the development of two systems that shall enable the government to monitor the condition of learners previously administered with the dengue vaccine Dengvaxia. In the ceremonial signing of the expression of cooperation held at the Bulwagan ng Karunungan on July 16, 2018, DepEd and DOH signified their intent to enter into a data-sharing and outsourcing agreement with Indra Philippines Inc., who will develop the Register, Serve, Validate, Plan (RSVP)…

List of Class Suspensions | #WalangPasok July 20, 2018

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#WalangPasok July 20, 2018 Officials have announced school suspension today, July 20, 2018 in some areas due to heavy rains from the southwest monsoon enhanced by Tropical Depression Inday. This is a developing story. Refresh this page for updates. (Please check the reference / source of announcement by clicking on the name of the municipality)   Updated List of Areas with Class Suspensions for Friday, July 20, 2018 As of 9:30 AM     Metro Manila Caloocan City – all levels (public and private) Las Piñas City – all levels (public and private) Makati…

#WalangPasok | Class Suspensions for Thursday, July 19, 2018

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#WalangPasok July 19, 2018. Officials have announced school suspension in some areas for Thursday, July 19, 2018 due to heavy rains from the southwest monsoon enhanced by Tropical Depression Inday. Here is a list of class suspensions for Thursday, July 19, 2018. This is a developing story. Refresh this page for updates.   UPDATED LIST of Class Suspensions in Selected Areas.  As of 10:45 PM   Announced Class Suspensions (Please check the reference / source of announcement by clicking on the name of the municipality)   Calabarzon San Mateo, Rizal – preschool to senior high…

#WalangPasok | Class Suspensions for Wednesday, July 18, 2018

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#WalangPasok July 18, 2018. Officials have announced school suspension in some areas today, July 18, 2018 due to heavy rains from the southwest monsoon. Here is a list of class suspensions for Wednesday, July 18, 2018. This is a developing story. Refresh this page for updates.     UPDATED LIST of Class Suspensions in Selected Areas.  As of 1:10 AM   Announced Class Suspensions (Please check the reference / source of announcement by clicking on the name of the municipality)   Metro Manila Caloocan City – all levels (public and private) Las…

#WalangPasok | Class Suspensions for Tuesday, July 17, 2018

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#WalangPasok Tuesday, July 17, 2018 Officials have announced school suspension in some areas today, Tuesday, July 17, 2018 due to heavy rains from the southwest monsoon enhanced by Tropical Depression Henry. Here is a list of class suspensions for Tuesday, July 17, 2018. This is a developing story. Refresh page for updates.     UPDATED LIST of Class Suspensions in Selected Areas.  As of 10:45 AM.   Announced Class Suspensions (Please check the reference / source of announcement by clicking on the name of the municipality)   Metro Manila Caloocan City –…

P326 Million Worth School Buildings Incomplete and Defective – COA

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The Commission on Audit says some school buildings in Metro Manila, Ilocos, and Cebu cannot be used due to issues with utilities, structural defects, and non-turnover of buildings. Some P326.31 million worth of school buildings constructed by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) cannot be used due to various issues, according to a Commission on Audit (COA) report. COA reviewed the P109.31-billion Basic Educational Facilities Fund of the Department of Education (DepEd) and found that 10 buildings built by the DPWH, as the government’s construction arm, were unutilized. Some school buildings…

DepEd to Open 2,000 Clinics in Public Schools Nationwide

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By next year, the Department of Education (DepEd) will establish over 2,000 clinics in public schools nationwide in line with its efforts to ensure that all learners are provided with the basic primary health. Undersecretary for Administration Alain Del Pascua, in a recent press briefing, announced that a total of 2,101 clinics will be established in central elementary schools in the country. “They will become the ‘hubs’ or centers of the town where other schools would also be served,” he said. These hubs, Pascua said, would also become the physical…

DepEd: Increase the Salary of Guidance Counselors

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Department of Education (DepEd) officials on Friday called for an increase in guidance counselors’ pay to help address the lack of such professionals in public schools. DepEd has asked the Department of Budget and Management for additional funds to increase the salary of guidance counselors, but the request has not yet been approved. “We have pointed this out from the time that I came in and we have been negotiating and bringing this to the attention of the Department of Budget and Management,” said DepEd Secretary Leonor Briones said. When…

Why PDEA Proposed Mandatory Drug Testing in Schools

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PDEA no longer pushing for mandatory drug testing for Grade 4 pupils and up   The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) on Wednesday said it will no longer push for the mandatory drug testing for Grade 4 pupils and up, but insisted that it should still be conducted on secondary to tertiary students. PDEA director general Aaron Aquino said they did not get the support of the Department of Education in their meeting but underscored that their proposal of mandatory drug tests among secondary to tertiary students should still be…

#WalangPasok | Class Suspensions for Tuesday, July 10, 2018

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#WalangPasok Tuesday, July 10, 2018 Officials have announced school suspension in some areas today, Tuesday, July 10, 2018 due to Typhoon Gardo which enhances the southwest monsoon. Here is a list of class suspensions for Tuesday, July 10, 2018. This is a developing story. Refresh page for updates.     UPDATED LIST of Class Suspensions   As of 7:00 AM.   Announced Class Suspensions (Please check the reference / source of announcement by clicking on the name of the municipality)   Metro Manila Malabon City – all levels (public and private) Marikina City – all levels…