Budget for Education ‘Never Enough’ – Sec. Briones

Budget for Education ‘Never Enough’ – Sec

While the Department of Education (DepEd) will continue to receive the highest share in the national budget as mandated by the Constitution, Education Secretary Leonor Briones said that “the resources are never enough.” During an appreciation program organized by DepEd to express gratitude to its partners and stakeholders for their continued support in basic education programs and projects, Briones noted that DepEd’s resources are still insufficient given that there are 26.6 million learners that increase every year; nearly 700,000 teachers; and thousands of administrative employees under the country’s largest bureaucracy.…