DepEd Learners’ Information System, information for greater access to education

In 2011, the Department of Education initiated the Learners’ Information System (LIS), an online facility that provides for the registration of learners enrolled in public schools. Since its installation, the LIS has allowed the Department to generate the total public school enrolment based on the actual registration of learners.

23K kindergarten students, beneficiaries of Silid Pangarap Classrooms

As the Universal Kindergarten Act pushed through in January 2012, the Department of Education recognized that partnerships were necessary to address the need for classrooms relative to the increase in enrollment of kindergarten students. The AGAPP Foundation responded to this and aided the Department in the construction of new Kindergarten classrooms

DepEd: Light for Education Program to provide solar libraries for rural schools

The Department of Education (DepEd) and the Stiftung Solarenergie Foundation (StS) will provide solar libraries in schools in rural areas through the Light for Education Program (StS L4EP). Education Secretary Br. Armin Luistro, FSC, emphasized the importance of providing a better teaching environment for teachers. He said that by improving the teaching conditions for educators, […]

DepEd hands over new classroom buildings to schools in Negros Oriental

In its unceasing drive to universalize kindergarten education, the Department of Education (DepEd) has built seven new kindergarten classroom buildings in Negros Oriental through the help of Aklat, Gabay, Aruga tungo sa Pag-angat at Pag-asa (AGAPP) Foundation, and Asian Development Bank-Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction (ADB-JFPR).

Secretary Luistro: Provide light and hope for IP learners

The Department of Education (DepEd) and the Global Peace Foundation inaugurated the first All-Lights Village (ALV) for an Agta community in Cagayan Valley. The ALV, the flagship program of GPF Philippines, intends to improve studying conditions by providing electricity to learning spaces and households in the country—especially those in the far-flung areas.

DepEd, DOST boost Sci & Tech scholarships

From the Department of Education In its continuing push to increase access to quality education, the Department of Education (DepEd) and the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) signed the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of the “Fast-tracked Science and Technology Scholarship Act of 2013”  (Republic Act No. 10612). This act aims to increase the […]

DepEd releases 2015 list of holidays for all schools

From the Department of Education The Department of Education (DepEd) announces the schedule of regular holidays, special non-working holidays, and special holidays for all schools for the Year 2015, following the release of Presidential Proclamation No. 831. Secretary of Education Armin Luistro requires the immediate dissemination of information to guide all the DepEd offices and schools, […]

DepEd, NHA turn over 1,000 new classrooms to regions III, IV, NCR

From the Department of Education Owing to the fruitful collaboration of the Department of Education and the National Housing Authority, 1,000 classrooms have been constructed in various resettlement areas within regions III, IV-A, and National Capital Region (NCR). Since 2010 to present, the NHA has allotted space for educational facilities and has been able to […]