Policy Guidelines on the Implementation of the MATATAG Curriculum | D.O. No. 010, s. 2024

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The Department of Education (DepEd) has released DepEd Order No. 010, s. 2024, which outlines the Policy Guidelines on the Implementation of the MATATAG Curriculum. This aims to provide clear directions and articulate its features, design and standards, ensuring that all educational institutions adhere to the prescribed minimum standards. The Read More …

DepEd School Calendar and Activities for School Year 2024-2025

DepEd School Holidays

The Department of Education (DepEd) has released DepEd Order No. 9, s. 2024, titled “Implementing Guidelines on the School Calendar and Activities for the School Year (SY) 2024-2025.” This directive aims to facilitate the effective implementation of school activities and optimize instructional time across schools and community learning centers (CLCs), Read More …

DepEd K to 12 Matatag Curriculum Guides

Matatag Curriculum Implementation Stages

The Enhanced Basic Education Program, also known as the K to 12 Program was created to meet local and global needs. Its mission is to strengthen Filipino values, build a strong sense of nationalism, create productive citizens, ensure environmental care and foster global partnerships. The K to 12 Program is Read More …

Conduct of the Brigada Eskwela for School Year 2024-2025 | DepEd Memo No. 033, s. 2024

Brigada Eskwela SY 2024 - 2025 schedule date

On July 9, 2024, the Department of Education (DepEd) released DepEd Memorandum No. 033, s. 2024 about the Brigada Eskwela for the school year 2024-2025. The Brigada Eskwela will be held from July 22-27, 2024, to get schools ready for the new school year starting on July 29, 2024. This Read More …

DepEd Enrollment Guidelines for School Year (SY) 2024–2025 | DepEd Memo No.032 s2024

How to enroll sy 2024 - 2025

The Department of Education (DepEd) released guidelines for enrolling students for the school year 2024-2025 through DepEd Memorandum No. 032, s. 2024 – Enrollment Guidelines for School Year (SY) 2024–2025. This is to guide all public schools and community learning centers (CLCs) on how to handle enrollment. The school year Read More …

Brigada Eskwela Implementing Guidelines | DepEd Order 021, s. 2023

DepEd Order 021, s. 2023

The Brigada Eskwela (BE) is a nationwide school maintenance program to get schools ready for the new school year. It involves everyone in the community—parents, former students, local groups, businesses, NGOs, private individuals, teachers and students—volunteering their time to clean, repair and maintain schools. This event lasts for six days. Read More …

Viral Video, Real Issues: Addressing Teacher Challenges

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In response to Vice President and Education Secretary Sara Duterte’s confirmation that no penalties would be imposed on the teacher involved in a widely circulated TikTok video, the Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT) Philippines has urged the government to prioritize improved working conditions for teachers in public schools. ACT emphasized Read More …

Pertussis Outbreak in Quezon City: DOH Urges Vigilance and Vaccination

Pertussis National Situation

Amid reports of a pertussis or “whooping cough” outbreak in Quezon City and neighboring regions, the Department of Health (DOH) stresses the critical importance of understanding the infection and taking preventive measures to halt its spread. Pertussis, also known as whooping cough, is a highly contagious bacterial respiratory infection. The Read More …

BILL PASSED: Doubling Public School Teachers’ Chalk Allowance to P10,000

Bill Passed: Public School Teachers' Chalk Allowance Increased to P10,000

The Senate and House of Representatives have unanimously ratified the harmonized version of Senate Bill 1964 and House Bill 9682, known as the proposed “Kabalikat sa Pagtuturo” Act, bringing a significant increase in public school teachers’ annual teaching allowance, commonly referred to as the “chalk allowance,” to P10,000. Senator Ramon Read More …

Addressing Heat Stress in Schools: Autonomy Granted to Alleviate El Niño Impact

Suspension of classes due to high heat index,

In response to the scorching heat brought by the El Niño phenomenon, school administrators have been granted the autonomy to implement measures to alleviate its impact within their respective institutions. This announcement was made by Ian Arnaiz, spokesperson of the Department of Education-Division of Negros Occidental, on Thursday, March 7. Read More …

Teachers’ Groups Urge DepEd to Halt Catch-Up Fridays Program

Catch-Up Fridays Program Issues

Two teacher groups have jointly called for the Department of Education (DepEd) to suspend its Catch-Up Fridays program, citing concerns over its effectiveness and implementation. Both the Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT) and the Teachers’ Dignity Coalition (TDC) highlighted issues such as students’ skipping classes, uneven provision of reading materials Read More …

FALSE: March 11, 2024 Eid’l Fitr Holiday Proclamation

Is March 11 2024 Holiday #walangpasok

In a statement released on Thursday, the Palace refuted claims circulating online regarding a supposed holiday declaration for March 11, 2024. The document, labeled “Proclamation No. 729,” purportedly announced March 11 as a nationwide holiday in celebration of Eid’l Fitr, a significant occasion in the Muslim calendar. However, according to Read More …