2018 Graduation Message of Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones

March 21, 2018 My warmest greetings to all the completers and graduates of School Year 2017-2018! On behalf of the Department of Education (DepEd), I commend your determination, perseverance and hard work which led you to this milestone. Whether this is your moving-up, completion, or graduation ceremony, what matters is that you have triumphed in…

Teachers to benefit from TRAIN, receive more allowances in 2018

PASIG CITY, January 5, 2018 – Consistent with the Department of Education’s (DepEd) support of the Duterte administration’s Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) as a means to significantly develop the country’s human capital and with Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones’s commitment to continuously provide adequate compensation for the invaluable contribution of teachers to nation-building,…

Education chief leads Brigada Eskwela sa Biliran

BILIRAN, December 31, 2017 – Department of Education (DepEd) Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones stressed the significance of regaining normalcy in education in Biliran after Tropical Storm Urduja hit Eastern Visayas. Recognizing the resiliency of Biliranons, Secretary Briones said, “Death of loved ones, loss of properties and livelihood are all painful. However, let us not pass the burden of fear, hopelessness, and the feeling of…