Sec. Briones: Avoid Using Schools as Evacuation Centers

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Education Secretary Leonor Briones on Friday called on local governments to spare schools from being used as evacuation centers during calamities. “Panahon pa ng Mayon, sinasabi na namin na sana iwasan na ang paggamit ng school buildings as evacuation centers para hindi ma-interrupt ang classes. Kailangan makapaghanap sila ng lugar Read More …

DepEd Early Registration Schedule in Public Schools for S.Y. 2020-2021

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Starting February 1 until March 6, 2020, the Department of Education (DepEd) is set to open its Early Registration desks for the incoming Kindergarten, Grades 1, 7 and 11 learners for school year 2020-2021 in public and private elementary and secondary schools nationwide. Through DepEd Read More …

UPDATE: List of Class Suspensions | #WalangPasok January 14, 2020

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UPDATE: List of Class Suspensions | #WalangPasok Tuesday, January 14, 2020   Classes in the following areas are suspended today, Tuesday, January 14, 2020 due to the ashfall being experienced after the Taal Volcano eruption. Updated List of Areas with Class Suspensions for Tuesday, January Read More …

UPDATE: List of Class Suspensions | #WalangPasok January 13, 2020

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Classes in all levels are suspended  in Calabarzon, Metro Manila, and Central Luzon for Monday, January 13, due to the Taal Volcano’s phreatic ash eruption and ashfall. Government work in these areas are also suspended. Malacañang also encouraged the private sector to suspend work for Read More …

Guidelines on the Grant of Performance-Based Bonus to DepEd Employees and Officials for Fiscal Year 2018

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Republic of the Philippines Department of Education   DepEd ORDER No .28, s. 2019 Guidelines on the Grant of the Performance-Based Bonus to the Department of Education Employees and Officials for Fiscal Year 2018   To: Undersecretaries Assistant Secretaries Bureau and Service Directors Regional Directors Read More …

Teachers to DepEd, DBM: Salaries and Benefits are Not the Same

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Amid continued calls for higher pay hike, teachers’ groups urged the education and budget departments to stop the “misrepresentation” of their benefits – emphasizing that “wages and benefits” are two different things. The Teachers’ Dignity Coalition (TDC) and the Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT) Philippines Read More …

SEC Orders 12 More Online Lending Companies to Stop Operations

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The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has enjoined another batch of online lending operators from further engaging in lending activities for their failure to secure the necessary licenses. The Commission en banc on Oct. 10 issued a cease and desist order against A&V Lending Mobile, Read More …

DepEd’s Clarifications on ‘Confirmed’ Benefits, Allowances Due this Year

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For “reference and information” of all concerned employees, the Department of Education (DepEd) has issued a clarification on the “confirmed” benefits and allowances to be given before this year ends. Recently, DepEd Undersecretary for Finance Service and Education Programs Delivery Unit Annalyn Sevilla said she Read More …

UPDATE: More Senators Push for Teachers Salary Increase

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Senators push for teachers’ pay hike Several senators on Friday joined the mounting call to increase the salaries of public school teachers in recognition of the critical role they play in the lives of the youth and in nation-building in time for the celebration of Read More …

UPDATE on Teaching Supplies Allowance Act of 2019

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Republic Act No. 4670 otherwise known as the Magna Carta for Public School Teachers mandates that the salaries of public school teachers “shall be such as to insure teachers a reasonable standard of life for themselves and their families. ” Unfortunately, the salaries of public Read More …