By Gobleth Moulic
A technique tried and tested by the Department of Education has made learning fun for children: Reading stories through their native tongue. In an effort to help Bicol-speaking children understand moral values better, the Jehovah’s Witnesses, through their legal arm, Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society of the Philippines Inc. (Watch Tower), [...]
By Delfin T. Mallari Jr.
Though it remains a four-sided repository, this shoebox has repurposed its mission since the humanitarian scheme was launched in 2012.
The Department of Education (DepEd) announced the winners of its search for the most outstanding special education (SPED) teachers and centers in 2013.
By Nestor Corrales
The Department of Education (DepEd) on Friday said it is open to the proposed four-day school week of the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) although it said the idea needs to be studied carefully.
By Carmel Loise Matus
Education officials said Central Visayas would need more than P900 million to repair or build new schools that suffered damage or were destroyed by Supertyphoon “Yolanda” in northern Cebu province and the 7.2-magnitude quake in Bohol province.
By Bong Lozada
President Aquino III on Monday praised Education Secretary Brother Armin Luistro for a job-well-done on the completion of 66,813 classrooms that erased the backlog of 66,800 classrooms from the previous administration.
By Dona Z. Pazzibugan
Education Secretary Armin Luistro has asked private schools outside Manila to help reverse the pattern of graduates flocking to the capital looking for jobs.
The bill making voters’ education mandatory in schools hit a snag in Monday’s Lower house hearing after an education official raised questions over its necessity.
By Carla P. Gomez
BACOLOD CITY—The Department of Education (DepEd) provincial office suspended classes at Trinidad Elementary School in Pontevedra town, Negros Occidental, after the deaths of two teachers in a gun attack there. Juliet Jeruta, schools superintendent of Negros Occidental, said nurses of the DepEd with training in stress debriefing were to meet with teachers and pupils [...]
By Philippine Daily Inquirer
A top official of the Department of Education on Saturday expressed reservations over the proposed shift in the opening of classes from June to September, saying, among others, that the implementation of the K to 12 program has in a way already made the country at par with the calendars of the Association of Southeast Asian nations and those of other non-Asean countries.
By Kristine Angeli Sabillo
Besides make-up classes for all the school days missed after the devastation of Supertyphoon “Yolanda,” public school teachers in Tacloban City were given make-up kits, to “liven up” their faces a month after the calamity.
By Leila B. Salaverria
The executive agencies that got money after the pork barrel funds of Congress were removed from its 2014 budget and then realigned to other government offices should come out with guidelines on how the public could avail of services or assistance, Cavite Rep. Elpidio Barzaga said on Wednesday.
By Kristine Felisse Mangunay
Despite fears of massive unemployment, the Department of Education (DepEd) on Saturday defended its decision to lay off casual workers, saying it was a way of “serv[ing] [the students] better.”