DepEd Grants P3.95 Billion Worth of Senior High School Vouchers

The Department of Education (DepEd) has processed a total of P5.23 billion for the Senior High School Voucher Program (SHS VP) while actual payments were P3.95 billion or 75% of billing statements received at the DepEd Central Office. 607,208 Voucher Program Beneficiaries (VPBs) or Grade 11 students enrolled in non-DepEd schools were entitled to receive the benefit through the voucher...

UPDATED: DepEd Guidelines for Class Suspension During Typhoons

The Department of Education clarifies the suspension of classes guidelines during typhoons When there is a storm signal in a particular area as declared by PAGASA, classes are automatically suspended. However, in cases where there is no storm signal, but a calamity is present; the local government unit (LGU) and not DepEd would decide and announce the class suspensions. The Department...

DepEd Stops Schools from Sending their Students on Field Trips

Due to the fatal bus accident that killed 15 people and injured 40 students of BestLink College of the Philippines, the Department of Education (DepEd) has ordered a stop to field trips on both public elementary and high schools. According to DepEd, the moratorium would be effective until the opening of classes in June to give time for the agency...

The Department of Education needs 18,238 Teachers for Grades 1 to 10, and 21,858 for Senior High School Educators

Are you currently on the jobless list? Then, we have some good news for you! The Philippine government is looking for at least 74,000 people to fill in their vacancy list. If you want to work as a teacher, health professional, engineering personnel or Army member, you should start polishing that resume and head on to your local government unit. The...