DepEd capitalizes on ICT programs for education stakeholders

The Department of Education (DepEd), through the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Unit, boosts its efforts in the nationwide computerization projects for all schools and DepEd offices. Secretary of Education Armin Luistro stressed the thrust of the department’s ICT Programs. “Our ICT efforts have always been directed in aiding our stakeholders to attain accessible and comprehensive education, wherever they may be in the country,” he said.

DepEd, JICE to send first batch of exchange students scholars to Japan

The qualified applicants are advised to submit the necessary travel documents such as Passport, Affidavit of Support and Consent (ASC), DSWD clearance, Birth Certificate, valid IDs, and other supporting documents to prove identity to JENESYS 2.0: Language Program Secretariat, Office of the Undersecretary for Regional Operations at DepEd Central Office on or before July 28, 2014. For further information, JENESYS 2.0 Secretariat may be contacted at (02) 633-7203.

809,000 private high school students receive government subsidy

Since the expansion of the Education Service Contracting (ESC) program, the total number of students availing the program has increased from 666,000 in SY 2009-2010 to 809,000 in SY 2013-2014. This number constitutes over 50% of the total secondary private schools enrolment last year. More than 90% of the 800,000 ESC beneficiaries were enrolled in private schools outside Metro Manila.

DepEd begins rapid damage assessments in Glenda-affected areas

DepEd urges the public to participate actively in reporting school damage by sending photos and other relevant information to DepEd’s official Twitter Account (@DepEd_PH) and/or via email at [email protected] Together the LGUs and other national government agencies, the Department remains committed to ensuring the delivery of basic education services.