Here’s How to be Exempted for Civil Service Examination

It is a common misconception for most Filipinos that the only way to be eligible for civil service would be to pass the Civil Service Examination. However, it has been long since Civil Service Commission started granting eleven (11) different eligibilities under special laws to qualified individuals. The basic requirements to pre-qualify for the special eligibility are as follows: Citizen...

School Calendar for School Year 2017-2018 Released

Time flies quickly and school opening is just at the corner. In line with this, the Department of Education released the Official School Calendar for School Year 2017-2018. This year, the school shall formally open early on June 5, 2017 and shall end on April 6, 2018 with a total of 195 class days. The memorandum released by Education Department...

List of State-Funded Universities and Colleges with Free Tuition Fees

State Universities and colleges (SUCs) in the Philippines would no longer collect tuition fees since it was funded by the national budget, according to Senator Loren Legarda, Chair of the Senate Committee on Finance. “One of the long-standing concerns of poor families is bringing their children to college because after finishing high school in public schools, most of them have...

DepEd reopens SHS Voucher Program application on May 1-15, 2017

The Department of Education will re-open the application for the Senior High School (SHS) Voucher Program through the Private Education Assistance Committee (PEAC) from May 1-15, 2017. Those in private schools who are not Educational Service Contracting (ESC) grantees because they missed the deadline for online application, this is your chance to avail the voucher this coming School Year 2017-2018. ...

DepEd to Place Billiard Tables Inside the School Premises to Lessen Absences

Cutting classes of students has been a rampant problem of parents, teachers and the Department of Education. One of the go-to places of these class-skipping students is the billiards hall usually found only near and around schools. This seemingly harmless hobby of students usually turns into a harmful one once the students prioritize it instead of coming to school. Not...

2017 Palarong Pambansa Organization, General Information and Technical Guidelines

Palarong Pambansa 2017 The Palarong Pambansa will be held in San Jose de Buenavista, Antique from April 23-29, 2017. The Palarong Pambansa Board Memorandum No. 01 is entitled as Palarong Pambansa Organization, General Information and Technical Guidelines which was signed by Board Secretary General, Assistant Secretary Tonisito M.C. Umali, Esq. The theme is “ 2017 Palarong Pambansa: Converges Youth Power, Builds...

CS Form No. 212 Revised Personal Data Sheet 2018

The Civil Service Commission (CSC) being the central resource institution is mandated to prescribe all forms for Civil Service examinations. The Personal Data Sheet that was prescribed by the Civil Service Commission was resolved and approved as CS Form no. 212 revised 2017. Guidelines in Filling out the Personal Data Sheet (PDS) The PDS may be accomplished using MS Word format...

DO 12, s. 2017 – Implementation of P4,000.00 Net Take Home Pay for Department of Education Personnel

The Department of Education threshold a new Net Take Home for the Department of Education personnel. The Section 47 (Authorized Deductions) of the General Provisions of Republic Act No. 10924 for the Fiscal Year 2017, entitled “An Act Appropriating Funds for the Operation of the Government of the Republic of the Philippines from January One to December Thirty One...

PRC Approves INSET or Semestral Break Training for Teachers to Fulfill CPD Requirements

PRC Approves INSET or Semestral Break Training for Teachers to Fulfill CPD Requirements

Due to the efforts of the Alliance of Concerned Teachers, the Professional Regulatory Commission has agreed to the proposal that the annual In-Service Training (INSET) or Semestral Break Training for Teachers and School Heads should be enough to fulfill the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) requirement for the renewal of their PRC License. In a letter addressed to Mr. Raymond Basilio,...

DepEd Releases New Policy Guidelines on Canteen Food Choices 2017

As a new school year starts, the Department of Education has sternly warned school canteens about the no junk foods policy that had been in place for some time now. Schools should prioritize foods that contain a wide range of nutrients. In order to promote a healthy diet and eating environment to learners, teaching and non-teaching personnel, DepEd issued guidelines...