DepEd Lifts Moratorium on Educational Field Trips | DepEd Order No. 66 series of 2017

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The Department of Education (DepEd) has lifted the moratorium on educational field trips with the issuance of new implementing guidelines on the conduct of off-campus activities for all public and private elementary and secondary schools. Education Secretary Leonor Briones, in DepEd order no. 66 series of 2017 issued December 27, announced that the DepEd Memorandum No. 47 series of 2017 or the “Moratorium on Educational Field trips and Other Similar Activities” has been lifted upon the effectivity of guidelines on the conduct of co-curricular and extracurricular off-campus activities for both…

“Ignorant about teachers’ plight” | Opinion-Inquirer.net

Ignorant about teachers’ plight

Education Secretary Leonor Briones’ heart is not with our public school teachers based on her unsympathetic statements regarding the clamor for a pay hike as promised by President Duterte during the campaign. Instead of being spurred after soldiers and the police already got their promised increase, Briones instead makes all these ridiculous excuses for the delay. Last October, she was quoted in the media as saying that if teachers were poorly paid, how come they were not leaving the Department of Education. During the same interview, she claimed that compared…