The Department of Education supports the Council for the Welfare of Children in celebrating the 2018 National Girl-Child Week Celebration this March 18-24, 2018. The theme "Batang Babae, Malakas Ka. Batang Lalaki, Katuwang Ka" recognizes the capabilities and power of every girl and highlights the roles of girls and boys in empowering one another. It also underscores the value of engaging boys and men in promoting gender equality.
2018 Metrobank Foundation Outstanding Filipinos – Award for Teachers
In partnership with the Department of Education (DepEd), the Metrobank Foundation, Inc. (MBFI) opens the nominations for the 2018 Metrobank Foundation Outstanding Filipinos – Award for Teachers.
Guidelines on the Application for the SHS Voucher Program for SY 2018-2019
The nationwide application for the Senior High School (SHS) Voucher Program (VP) is now open. Click here for the detailed guidelines on the voucher application procedures.
Implementing Guidelines on the Conduct of Off-Campus Activities
The Department of Education establishes the guidelines on the implementation and management of co-curricular and extra-curricular off-campus activities in all public and private schools.
Department of Education Alternative Learning System-Education and Skills Training (ALS-EST)
The Alternative Learning System (ALS) is the Department of Education’s flagship program offering non-formal education to out-of-school Filipino youth and adults who have failed to complete basic education. To enhance ALS, DepEd is piloting an initiative that integrates a skills training component to the ALS education interventions. Dubbed ALS-Education and Skills Training or ALS-EST, the initiative aims to produce ALS completers that have acquired academic and technical competencies suitable for immediate employment. DepEd is seeking partnerships with government agencies, non-government organizations, public or private academic institutions, non-stock non-profit corporations, or local government units for the delivery of ALS-EST projects. Interested parties may apply for accreditation as eligible partners for ALS-EST projects. Deadline for submission of accreditations is on January 26, 2018.
The Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) in Schools (WinS) Program
The Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) in Schools (WinS) Program focuses on the promotion of a clean and safe school environment, as well as correct hygiene and sanitation practices among learners.