DepEd Statement on Their Review on Teachers’ Workload | School Forms

Recognizing every profession’s need for conducive working condition and in keeping with Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones’s 10-Point Agenda, the Department of Education (DepEd) continuously reviews and reduces the workload of its teaching personnel as part of its expansion of employee welfare. While DepEd continuously works to simplify the processes and reduce forms, it maintains that these reviews are being conducted not to eliminate reporting entirely but to ensure that the data collected are not compromised and are integral to proper assessment, planning, and allocation of resources and intervention. In essence,…

DepEd statement on incidents of rape involving students

The Department of Education (DepEd), the foremost government agency mandated to promote and protect the welfare of young learners, appeals to the community to be increasingly vigilant and proactive in preventing and deterring incidents that result in the abuse, exploitation, and discrimination against children. This is in view of the reported incidents of rape involving a 12-year-old student and her five schoolmates in Barangay Maysilo, Malabon; a Grade 10 student and five minors in Sta. Maria, Bulacan; and an 11-year-old student and four schoolmates in Ajuy, Iloilo. Through the legal office of…