DepEd assures SHS voucher for Grade 11 in 2017


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


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


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


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 »



Smiles and glee, we see yellow burning for victory! The Alternative Learning System Gensan Division is a success on its 12th Commencement Exercises on July 28, 2016, at Lagao Gymnasium with the theme “Kabataang Mula K to 12 Tagapagdala ng Kaunlaran sa Bansang Pilipinas”. Thrilled and excited, the graduates were joined by their parents, stakeholders, and educators as such are guests who extend their gratitude and congratulations. The event begins at one o’clock in the afternoon with a processional march […] Read more »


lola delia

A tale of a woman’s perseverance to attain education. Married at the age of thirteen, and experienced every hardship as a young mother. Unable to read and write, and afraid to express her thought knowing she had nothing in her pocket of knowledge but experiences. Nanay Delia Tusan, 60-year-old and a pure-blooded B’laan woman and native of Brgy. Nagpan, Malungon, Sarangani Province. Nanay Delia as everyone is calling her, has 3 children, one girl, and 2 boys. Her grandchildren are […] Read more »

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The official 2016 Palarong Pambansa Publication of SOCCSKSARGEN   View this file to see the official publication of SOCCSKSARGEN in the last Palarong Pambasa. Read more »