61K Teaching Positions Remains Unfilled by DepEd

The Department of Education revealed that after more than a month after the start of the academic year, the DepEd has yet to fill up all the 61,510 new teachers positions created in its P293.32 billion budget for the year. DepEd has only hired a total of 55,848 teachers as of July 11 for the … Read more

June 3, 2013 First Day of School According to DepEd

The Philippines Department of Education (DepEd) announces that the June 3, 2013 is the First Day of School in Academic Year 2013-2014. The education department of the country prepares various schools nationwide for the opening of cl(–foul word(s) removed–). DepEd spearheaded Brigada Eskwela last May 20-24, 2013, they also launched Oplan Balik Eskwela and hired … Read more

DepEd Secretary Armin Luistro: Poorest Cabinet Member

The Department of Education (DepEd) Secretary Armin Luistro remained as the poorest Cabinet secretary of the Aquino administration. He remains to have the lowest net worth among the cabinet secretaries. Sec. Luistro has a declared net worth of P550,651.14, lower than his 2011 net worth of P739,006.14. Although he has the lowest net worth, he … Read more

DepEd Increased Tuition Fee Subsidy for Grade 7 Students

The Philippine Government through the Department of Education (DepEd) announced that they will increase the tuition fee subsidy for Grade 7 students. The number of slots under the ESC scheme is now up by 24 percent. Through the ESC (Education Service Contracting), the Government subsidizes the tuition fee of students are enrolled in private secondary … Read more

DepEd Received Complaints Against School Collecting Graduation Fees

DepEd Order

The Philippines’ Department of Education (DepEd) confirmed on Tuesday that they have already received at least 180 complaints against schools collecting graduation fees. According to the DepEd DeTXT Action Center Officer-in-charge Demetria Manuel who stated that most of the complaints have came from the National Capital Region, Central Luzon and Region 4-A. Based upon the … Read more

DepEd Released School Calendar for AY 2013-2014

DepEd Calendar Year

The Department of Education, the governing body responsible for regulating and managing the Philippine system of basic education have already released The School Calendar for the School Year 2013-2014. Based upon DepEd Order 7, series of 2013, the opening of cl(–foul word(s) removed–) shall be on Monday June 3, 2013 and the last day shall be … Read more

DepEd Memo for Teachers & Personnel Uniform for 2013-2015

DepEd Uniform

The Department of Education (DepEd) have already issuded DepEd Order Number 7 last February 2013 prescribing the new national uniforms for teachers and non-teaching personnel for the academic year 2013-2015. According to DepEd all teachers and personnel will have wear two new uniforms consisting of two designs; the blouse and pants/skirts for female and polo … Read more

DepEd Commiting EFA- Hiring of 10,000 Teachers


“A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.” It seems like the Department of Education (DepEd) proved Henry Brooks Adams’ statement. “This new year, we are renewing our commitment to reach all children of school age as part of our intensified efforts towards achieving the Education For All (EFA) commitment,” Education … Read more