DepEd assures SHS voucher for Grade 11 in 2017

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PASIG CITY, November 8, 2016 – The Department of Education (DepEd) maintained that the Senior High School (SHS) Voucher Program will remain to provide financial assistance for qualified Grade 10 completers who wish to enroll in non-DepEd SHS amid reports claiming that the voucher program will cease to accommodate recipients in school year 2017-2018. In line with its commitment to provide quality education for all, DepEd issued on October 28, 2016 the Department Order No. 66, series of 2016 (DO […] Read more »

Mother Tongue-based learning makes lessons more interactive and easier for students

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PASIG CITY, October 10, 2016 – Learners begin their education in the language they understand best—their mother tongue—and need to develop a strong foundation in their mother language before effectively learning additional languages. This is where the Department of Education (DepEd) gets inspiration in its inclusion of Mother Tongue-Based Multilingual Education (MTB-MLE) as a feature of the Enhanced Basic Education Program. It mandates the use of the language that students are familiar with (their first language) as medium of instruction […] Read more »

DepEd calls for collective push to improve human rights education in k to 12

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PASIG CITY, September 22, 2016 – Department of Education (DepEd) Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones on Tuesday underscored the importance of collaborative effort in improving human rights education under the new K to 12 basic education curriculum. A day before the 44th anniversary of the declaration of martial law, Briones urged colleagues and stakeholders in the higher academics to support the Department in the responsibility to “extend the net of sources” and lend additional substantive content to different learning materials, especially […] Read more »

Briones: More Science, Math Teachers Needed

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Department of Education (DepEd) Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones announced that many teaching items for Science and Math still need to be filled. The demand for more K to 12 educators is still high despite the employment of 195,302 teachers between 2010 and 2016. “We have a challenge in hiring Math and Science teachers. . . [We need] a huge army of teachers, we’ll recruit more,” Briones recently told the members of the House of Representatives’ Committee on Appropriations during the […] Read more »

LGU backs teachers training with UP Manila

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“It has been the passion of this leadership to take part in every endeavor of building this nation great. We believe that total development of an individual specially that of the youth is not only the task of our partners in the Department of Education. It is for that cause that we in the local government unit pool our resources to contribute to the noble purpose of molding our youth.”   These words of Tacurong City Mayor, Hon. Lina O. […] Read more »