DepEd Terminates Payroll-Deduction Deals with Insurers, Lenders

The Department of Education, through its Education Undersecretary for Finance Victoria L. Medrana Catibog issued a memorandum terminating the Automatic Payroll Deduction (APDS) for loans and insurance payments. Although this may sound like good news due to higher take home pay for teachers, it is feared to create a ripple of negative effects that would affect private lending institutions (PLIs),...

DepEd Lowers Passing Score of ALS 2017 After Passing Rate Hits ‘All-time’ Low

After failure of many examinees to reach the initial passing grade, the Department of Education has announced that it will lower the passing score for Alternative Learning System (ALS). According to DepEd Secretary Leonor Briones, the cutoff percentage was decreased to 60% from the previous 70% for the November 2017 Accreditation and Equivalency (A&E) out of fairness. "This is to align...

Netizens Enraged Over Viral Video of Bully Slapping Another Student Inside Their Campus

Bullying is a rampant problem in schools all over the world. Although some maybe just a simple case of intimidation, some have been grave enough to cause trauma to other students, to the extent that some even committed suicide. Sadly, these bullying even occur inside the school campuses where parents trust their children to be safe. Thus, it was no...

HOW TO UPDATE BASIC LEARNER INFORMATION (K-10)

HOW TO UPDATE BASIC LEARNER INFORMATION (K-10) You have to login as School Admin. School Heads CANNOT create this request. Click List of Classes, and select the class where the learner is enrolled in; or select the View Enrolment button next to the class's name. Click on the learner's name on the masterlist, and click Profile next to their...

Important LIS Update and School Forms 2018

LIS/EBEIS New Contact Numbers For queries, issues, and concerns with the LIS and EBEIS, please contact the following numbers: • Landline: (02) 6364878, (02) 6332658 • Mobile: 09394361390, 09166661494, 09231804927 • Email: [email protected] • Address: Ground Floor, Bonifacio Bldg., DepEd Complex, Meralco Avenue, Pasig City • Business Hours: Monday to Friday, 07:00 AM to 06:00 PM (Closed during weekends and national holidays) LIS (Early Registration) The LIS module...

Teachers Demand Explanation Over Delayed Performance Bonus

Public school teachers slammed the Department of Education (DepEd) and the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) to explain the reason behind the months-long delay in the release of their Performance-Based bonus (PBB). Teachers’ Dignity Coalition (TDC) Chairman Benjo Basas said that this is the first time the PBB release reached the next fiscal year.  The PBB expected by teachers...

DepEd Calls for Nominees for 2018 Metrobank Foundation Outstanding Filipino Teachers

One million pesos in cash await Ten Filipinos who will be rewarded this year’s Metrobank Foundation, Inc. (MBFI) Outstanding Filipinos award. This annual awarding qualifies teachers, soldiers and police officers who exemplify selflessness, courage, and social responsibility of Filipinos. In line with this event, the Department of Education (DepEd) reminded the public that nominations will be until March 31 for...

A&E Passers Now Eligible for Senior High School Voucher Program; Here’s How To Apply

Learners who have passed the Alternative Learning System Accreditation and Equivalency (A&E) Test are also eligible to apply for financial subsidy and pursue Senior High School in non-DepEd Schools and institutions. A&E Test passers and Philippine Education Placement Test (PEPT) passers for the current school year and have been certified for admission to Grade 11 for school year 2018-2019 may...

Duterte Instructs Budget Dept., Other Agencies to Find Ways to Increase Teachers’ Salaries

President Duterte expressed his intentions to increase public school teachers’ due, after increasing the salary of police officers and soldiers. According to Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque, the increase in teachers’ pay would be funded through the administration’s second tax reform package. “Judging by what he wanted for the PNP (Philippine National Police) and the AFP (Armed Forces of the Philippines), it...

Teachers To Receive Higher Net-Take Home Pay and Allowances under TRAIN

Due to the government’s Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) Act, public school teachers can now expect a bigger net take-home pay and allowances beginning this year.  This was recently announced by the Department of Education (DepEd). For Teacher 1 or Salary Grade 11 without dependents, they will receive a gross basic salary of Php20,179 and a net take...