Frasco: Sara will bring solution-oriented leadership to DepEd

OUTGOING Davao City Mayor and presumptive vice president Sara Duterte-Carpio is “more than qualified” to assume the post of Department of Education (DepEd) secretary.This was what Liloan, Cebu Mayor Christina Garcia-Frasco said in response to the comment of Sen. Risa Hontiveros that DepEd should be led by an “education expert.”“Vice President-elect Sara Duterte possesses vast […]

DepEd: Private schools in Bohol, Cebu apply for November face-to-face classes

FIVE private schools in Central Visayas have applied to join the pilot implementation of the limited face-to-face (F2F) classes that are set to start on Nov. 22, 2021 nationwide. Salustiano Jimenez, Department of Education Central Visayas (DepEd 7) director, said they still have to evaluate the private schools located in Bohol and Cebu provinces. “There […]

Majority of Mandaue teachers fully vaccinated

MOST of the teachers in Mandaue City are now fully vaccinated, according to the Department of Education (DepEd) Mandaue Division. Based on its record, out of 2,421 total teaching and non-teaching personnel registered with the DepEd Mandaue vaccination tracker, it has vaccinated 1,941 personnel or 80.4 percent. In an interview, Edgar Espina, the information officer […]

DepEd to distribute 40,000 laptops to teachers, personnel 

THE DEPARTMENT of Education (DepEd) on Thursday said it is set to deliver this month some 40,000 laptops to teachers and other personnel nationwide to boost the country’s distance learning program.   “This would go a long way in our continued implementation of our Basic Education-Learning Continuity Plan and in providing technical support to our field offices nationwide,” Education […]

Employers worried about SHS graduates’ readiness for work 

MANY EMPLOYERS are reluctant to hire senior high school (SHS) graduates on concerns about their readiness for the workplace, while most SHS graduates have expressed a preference to pursue further studies, according to a study released Thursday. The Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS) said its research, conducted starting 2018, found that SHS graduates faced […]