Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones Message for World Teachers’ Day

Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones Message for World Teachers' Day

I am deeply honored and privileged to lead the celebration of World Teachers’ Day with the very opportune theme, “Gurong Pilipino: Kaakbay sa Progreso.” While progress is often associated with high levels of gross domestic product (GDP), technological advancements and towering infrastructures, the principal measure of a country’s progress and development is still, and will always be, its people. Teachers play a crucial role in raising, nurturing, and honing the citizenry to become holistically developed and equipped with values and competencies needed to contribute to a progressive society. I am…

DepEd Salutes Teachers’ Unwavering Efforts in Raising Lifelong Learners

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PASIG CITY, September 13, 2017 – Recognizing the exemplary efforts of Filipino teachers in instilling lifelong values and competencies among learners, Department of Education – DepEd Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones enjoined all schools and DepEd offices in commemorating the National Teachers’ Month (NTM), which started on September 5 and will culminate in a grand celebration of the National Teachers’ Day (NTD) and World Teachers’ Day (WTD) on October 5. The Education Chief conveyed her sincerest gratitude toward those in the teaching profession for bringing to the ground the various reforms of…