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

ALS A&E 2013 Test: Deadline of Filing, Schedule & Requirements

The DepEd (Department of Education) announced that the registration for the Alternative Learning System Accreditation and Equivalency (ALS A&E) Test will start on July 4 to August 2, 2013. The Bureau of Alternative Learning System (BALS) will administer the October ALS A&E test this year in 17 regions nationwide. For those who wanted to take … Read more

DepEd Warns Teachers Not Allowed to Sell Foods to Students

The Philippines governing body in charge of securing the safety of public education in the Philippines, the Department of Education (DepEd) warned those teachers who are in the business of selling foods to their students. According to DepEd, they will continue with their crack down on teachers and other school personnel who are selling goods … 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

2013 National Achievement Test (NAT) Scheduled on March

DepEd Secretary Armin Luistro

According to the latest Press Release from the official website of the Republic of the Philippines, the Department of Education (DepEd) has set the conduct  of the 2012-2013 National Achievement Test (NAT) to March, 2013 for selected levels of elementary and high school students in public and private schools nationwide. DepEd Secratary Armin A. Luistro … Read more