DepEd XI sets up mechanism to monitor attendance of learners

DAVAO CITY — The Department of Education regional office (DepEd-XI) is setting up a mechanism for community-based monitoring and learning help desk requiring class advisers to have a regular schedule of a compliance check of learners that will strategically and randomly monitor the attendance of learners. The establishment of the mechanism was the result of …

DepEd sticks to August 24 class opening, but RA 11480 allows Duterte to set any date

DAVAO CITY — Education Secretary Leonor Briones stuck to the August 24 date as the official opening for School Year 2020-2021 will start on August 24 despite the new law allowing the President to set the date beyond schedule. In a briefing on Tuesday with President Rodrigo Duterte, Briones said all the department’s preparations were …

Diaspora

DAVAO CITY — Of the 1,142 lumad learners affected by the closure of the controversial Salugpungan Ta’Tanu Iskanogon Community Learning Center Inc. (STICLCI), a thousand are now enrolled with the different government-run schools in the region. The students are no longer with the schools that authorities claimed to have been influencing learners to believe the …

Salugpungan granted 5-day extension on show cause order

DAVAO CITY — The Department of Education-Region 11 (DepEd-11) said the show cause order on Salugpungan Ta’tanu Igkanugon Community Learning Center Inc. (Salugpungan) has been extended for another five days. In a text message Monday afternoon, DepEd-11 spokesperson Jenielito Atillo said the extension, from July 17 to July 22, was granted on the request of Maria …

DepEd XI, Davao City Government sign MOA for 2019 Palarong Pambansa

DAVAO CITY (April 10) — The Department of Education and the City Government of Davao officially signed the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) on the hosting of the 2019 Palarong Pambansa at the Davao City Hall on Monday, April 8. The 2019 Palarong Pambansa will start on April 27. Around 20,000 athletes and school officials, family …

‘Science of Addiction’ now in DepEd-11 curriculum

DAVAO CITY, Philippines — – Starting June, students in formal education from Grades 4 to 12 in both public and private schools and the Alternative Learning System (ALS) will take lessons on drug education. The enhancement of school curricula with the inclusion of the “science of addiction” is part of the Davao city government’s campaign …