CSC Opens Nominations for 2024 Search for Outstanding Government Workers

CSC Search 2024,

The Civil Service Commission (CSC) has officially launched the call for nominations for the 2024 Search for Outstanding Government Workers. In line with the mandate outlined in the 1987 Philippine Constitution and relevant executive orders, the CSC administers this search annually to recognize exemplary public servants. DepEd Memorandum No. 11, Read More …

Proposed Bill Aims Enhancing SHS Graduates’ Employability

SHS graduates employability

Deputy Speaker Camille A. Villar of Las Piñas filed House Bill No. 9808 aimed at fortifying the employability and competitiveness of senior high school (SHS) graduates within the K to 12 program. Titled “An Act Ensuring That Senior High School Graduates Under The K To 12 Program Are Equipped With Read More …

Updates to the School Calendar and Activities for SY 2023-2024

DepEd Calendar updates

On February 19, 2024, the Department of Education (DepEd) released DepEd ORDER No. 003 s. 2024, an amendment to DepEd Order No. 022, s. 2023, which outlines the “Implementing Guidelines on the School Calendar and Activities for the School Year 2023–2024.” In alignment with the DepEd’s commitment as expressed in Read More …

House Bill Extending Validity of PRC IDs to 5 Years Passed in Second Reading

professional ids validity period

The House of Representatives, led by Speaker Ferdinand Martin Romualdez, passed House Bill (HB) 9764 on its second reading. This bill, introduced by representatives Edwin L. Olivarez, Angelo Marcos Barba, Paul Ruiz Daza, Kristine Alexie B. Tutor, Marissa “Del Mar” P. Magsino, Ciriaco B. Gato Jr., and Gabriel H. Bordado Read More …

Update On Public School Teachers’ Benefits: Salary Increase to Php50,000

deped teachers salary increase to Php50,000

The Department of Education (DepEd) announced on Thursday its anticipation of the outcome of a World Bank (WB) study aimed at evaluating the optimal benefits for public school teachers. According to DepEd spokesperson Undersecretary Michael Poa, preliminary results from the World Bank are anticipated within weeks. Poa noted that the Read More …

DepEd Initiates Nationwide Teacher Training for MATATAG Curriculum Implementation

start of k to 10 teacher training

The Department of Education (DepEd) is gearing up to ensure the successful rollout of the updated curriculum for Kindergarten to Grade 10 by providing comprehensive training for teachers across the nation. Speaking at the National Summit of the MATATAG Curriculum Pilot Implementers held at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) Read More …

DepEd Receives Positive Feedback on K-10 Matatag Curriculum Pilot Testing

K-10 Matatag Curriculum

An official from the Department of Education (DepEd) announces encouraging feedback from students and teachers regarding the ongoing pilot testing of the new K-10 (Matatag) curriculum. This initiative aims to streamline and “decongest” the current curriculum, making instruction delivery easier for educators. Salustiano Jimenez, Director of DepEd Central Visayas (DepEd Read More …

Philippines Education System Faces Scrutiny After 2022 PISA Results

PISA 2022 Results: Factsheets Philippines

Manila, Philippines (February 12, 2024) – The Philippines faces renewed scrutiny over the state of its education system as it once again falls below the global average in the latest Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) results. The report, released recently has stirred concerns among policymakers, educators and the public Read More …

Ash Wednesday and Valentine’s Day 2024: Dual Celebrations of love and reflection

Love and Lent overlap

In a rare convergence of religious devotion and romantic tradition, Ash Wednesday and Valentine’s Day 2024 coincide this year on February 14, 2024. Ash Wednesday, the commencement of the 40-day Lenten season, holds special significance for Catholics who mark the day by adorning their foreheads with ashes in the shape Read More …