Sec. Briones: Changes in PH education cannot wait

K to 12 Basic Education Program

“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…

Teachers to Benefit from TRAIN, Receive More Allowances in 2018 | DepEd Press Release

Train law for teachers

Consistent with the Department of Education’s (DepEd) support of the Duterte administration’s Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) as a means to significantly develop the country’s human capital and with Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones’s commitment to continuously provide adequate compensation for the invaluable contribution of teachers to nation-building, educators are set to receive additional net take home pay and allowances beginning January 2018. A Teacher 1 (Salary Grade 11) without dependents and has a starting basic salary of P19,620 used to take home P17,220.86 (with Personnel Economic Relief Allowance…

How Should Schools’ MOOE be Utilized According to DepEd

Briones on MOOE

DepEd Reminds Schools to Maximize Utilization of MOOE.  PASIG CITY, December 1, 2017 – Department of Education (DepEd) Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones encouraged all teachers to report incidences of when and why they had to shell out personal money for expenses that should have been covered by the Maintenance and Other Operating Expenses (MOOE). “You are not compelled na gumastos, to buy things na nasa MOOE na. I suggest you report na gumastos kayo,” the Education chief stated. As the Department eyes further increase in MOOE next year to raise the capacity of schools to provide…