DepEd, NYC launch Abot-Alam for out of school youth in PH

The Department of Education (DepEd) and the National Youth Commission (NYC), together with other government agencies, civil society organizations, and local government units formally launched the nationwide implementation of the Abot-Alam program, an initiative that aims to map out of school youth and enroll them in appropriate program interventions in education, entrepreneurship, and employment.


DepEd continues DRRM support, assures continued delivery of basic ed in Albay

To ensure continued delivery of basic education services to around 52,800 affected learners in Albay, the Department of Education (DepEd) will be downloading over P23 Million in funds to procure 15,000 chairs and quickly construct 300 temporary learning spaces (TLS) for schools used as evacuation centers (ECs).


DepEd, American Field Service ink MOA for foreign exchange programs

The American Field Service International Programs Philippines (AFS-IPP) is an educational organization which provides enriched learning experiences, promoting and deepening intercultural awareness and encounters. For over 55 years of operation in the country, the AFS IPP has promoted and administered international exchange programs aiding Filipino students, teachers and volunteers to live and study overseas.


DepEd commends 2014 Metrobank Outstanding Teacher awardees

“Our 2014 Metrobank Outstanding Teacher awardees have dedicated their lives not only in teaching our young learners but also in empowering the communities in which they serve,” Luistro said. He added that they “represent the best during the worst of times—not only during the extraordinary moments but in the daily engagement with students.”


DepEd, Marikina City finalize plans for 6th ASEAN Schools Games

The ASG is an annual sports competition among students of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). Apart from providing the youth with opportunities to showcase their sporting talents, the ASG promotes solidarity and fosters cultural exchange among the youth of participating countries. In November 2013, the Philippines hosted a Golf Tournament of the 5th ASEAN Schools Games hosted by Vietnam.