DepEd Investigates Krisel Mallari’s Interrupted Graduation Speech

The Department of Education or DepEd conducted an investigation on the issue involving Krisel Mallari, the class salutatorian of Sto. Niño Parochial School (SNPS) in Quezon City  who was interrupted while giving her salutatory address. According to the report of, DepEd Quezon City gave the administration of SNPS an allotted 48 hours to explain its side … Read more

Graduation 2015 Theme and Message by DepEd Sec. Armin Luistro

The graduation ceremony for the Academic Year 2014-2015 is fast approaching so the Department of Education (DepEd) released their official theme for this year’s graduation. DepEd Secretary Armin Luistro also released his graduation message for the graduating class of 2015. The theme for the 2015 graduation according to DepEd is, “Saktong Buhay: Sa De-Kalidad na … Read more

Tagum City, Davao del Norte to Host the 2015 Palarong Pambansa (PNG)

The city of Tagum in the province of Davao Del Norte will be the host of the 2015 Palarong Pambansa also known as the Philippine National Games (PNG) featuring athletes from different regions of the country competing for the Elementary and Secondary title in various sports discipline. The announcement was made available to the media … Read more

November 27, 2014 Suspension of Classes Due to Bagyong Queenie

The Department of Education (DepEd) and various Local Government Units (LGU’s) across the Philippines particularly in the parts of Visayas and Mindanao declared suspension of classes on Thursday, November 27, 2014, due to Bagyong Queenie that is currently battering some parts of Southern Philippines. The Province and City of Cebu declared suspension of classes today, … Read more

2015 List Of Holidays For Schools Released By DepEd

A total of 20 holidays will be observed in schools in 2015. This includes a 10 regular holiday and 1 special holidays for schools. This was officially announced by the Department of Education this Monday, August 4, 2014. This list of holidays for schools derived from the recent Presidential Proclamation 831. The DepEd Secretary then … Read more

Walang Pasok on Friday & Saturday (July 17 & 18) Due to Glenda

Local Government Units (LGUs) and various educational institutions in Metro Manila and nearby provinces announced on Thursday that cl(–foul word(s) removed–) will remain suspended on Friday, July 18 and on Saturday, July 19, 2014, as the Philippines recovers from the damage brought abouty Bagyong Glenda. The areas listed below will be updated from time to … Read more

LGU’s Declared Suspension of Classes on July 14 Due to Bagyong Glenda

Local Government Units (LGU’s) in the areas directly hit or affected by tropical storm Glenda (Bagyong Glenda) announced class suspensions (walang pasok) on Monday, July 14, 2014 due to the weather disturbance that may affect areas of Bicol Region and Quezon Province. Metro Manila will be affected by the tropical storm, so the the LGU … Read more

Educational Assistance for Private Schools in 2014-2015 Increased by DepEd

The country’s education department, the Department of Education (DepEd) announced on Wednesday, June 18, 2014 that its subsidy for students covered by the Government Assistance for Students and Teachers in Private Education (GASTPE) outside Metro Manila increase this School Year 2014-2015. According to DepEd, the subsidy of deserving students from P6,500 last year has increased … Read more

DBM Released P1.97 Billion to DepEd’s Abot-Alam Program for Out-of-School Youth

The Philippines’ budget department (DBM) announced the release of budget for the Department of Education (DepEd) program for Out-of-School Youth (OSY). According to DBM a total of P1.97 billion was already released to DepEd for the implementation of Abot-Alam program. The Abot-Alam Program is designed to provide various opportunities for education and possible career and … Read more

Google’s Most Common Search Terms on School Opening (2014-2015)

The world’s leading search engine, Google listed some of the most common search terms during the June 2, 2014 school opening. Based upon Google Trends, the most popular search terms in the Philippines are education related. Topics on science tops the list of the most common search terms in the Philippines. One of the most … Read more