Statement on preventing and addressing bullying incidents in schools

PASIG CITY, December 24, 2018 – The Department of Education (DepEd) acknowledges the authority of schools to impose disciplinary sanctions, when necessary and consistent with law and DepEd’s policies, in addressing cases of child abuse, violence, exploitation, discrimination and bullying. The Department urges schools to conduct a thorough and complete review of their operations manuals,…

Statement on prevention of bullying in public and private schools

PASIG CITY, December 21, 2018 – The Department of Education (DepEd) reminds all public and private Kindergarten, elementary, and secondary schools of the necessity and importance of adopting and enforcing anti-bullying policies in their respective institutions. DepEd Order No. 40, series 2012, or the “DepEd Child Protection Policy,” institutionalized zero tolerance against any form of…

2018 Palarong Pambansa Message of Pres. Duterte

April 15, 2018   My warmest greetings to the organizers and participants of the Palarong Pambansa 2018.This gathering occurs at an opportune time when we are accelerating our momentum towards a harmonious and empowered society. I encourage everyone to develop our youth’s great potential by showcasing their skills and dynamic energy in their chosen sport.…

2018 Palarong Pambansa Message of Sec. Briones

April 15, 2018 My warmest greetings to the officials, organizers, partners, and delegates of Palarong Pambansa 2018 hosted by the Province of Ilocos Sur! I share with utmost optimism the highly opportune theme of the Department of Education’s flagship sports program this year – “Championing the Spirit of Young Filipino Athletes.” Through the Department’s commitment…