DepEd to Hire 75,242 Public School Teachers for SY 2018-2019

75,242 teaching positions for kindergarten/elementary, Junior High School (JSH), and Senior High School (SHS) are now available this Academic Year 2018-2019. This was approved by the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) after the Department of Education’s (DepEd) request to address the inadequate number of teaching personnel in public schools across the country. The FY 2018 Built-in Appropriations (New School...

British School Manila to close after the suicide of one student

The British School Manila is given until the end of school year 2018-2019 by the Department of Education (DepEd) to comply with the requirements to operate legally  as an international school otherwise, the school will be facing closure. Acting upon the complaints made by Trixie Madamba, mother of now deceased Liam Madamba, a BSM student who committed suicide last...

Grade 12 graduates outraged about 2 DepEd assessment examinations

Senior High School (SHS) graduates protested after the Department of Education (DepEd) announced that it will regulate two (2) assessment tests for Grade 12 completers this April and May which caused many cry of frustrations among the students as it impedes the summer vacation. Many get-away plans have been cancelled for many Senior High graduates due to the administration of...

What You Need To Know About the Free Tuition Law by CHED

The long awaited implementing rules and guidelines (IRR) for free higher education have been formally launched by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED), seven months after it was signed into a law. Republic Act 1093, also known as the “Universal Access to Quality Education Act” will allow Filipino students to enroll in state universities and colleges (SUCs) and local universities...

DepEd Terminates Payroll-Deduction Deals with Insurers, Lenders

The Department of Education, through its Education Undersecretary for Finance Victoria L. Medrana Catibog issued a memorandum terminating the Automatic Payroll Deduction (APDS) for loans and insurance payments. Although this may sound like good news due to higher take home pay for teachers, it is feared to create a ripple of negative effects that would affect private lending institutions (PLIs),...

DepEd Lowers Passing Score of ALS 2017 After Passing Rate Hits ‘All-time’ Low

After failure of many examinees to reach the initial passing grade, the Department of Education has announced that it will lower the passing score for Alternative Learning System (ALS). According to DepEd Secretary Leonor Briones, the cutoff percentage was decreased to 60% from the previous 70% for the November 2017 Accreditation and Equivalency (A&E) out of fairness. "This is to align...

HOW TO UPDATE BASIC LEARNER INFORMATION (K-10)

HOW TO UPDATE BASIC LEARNER INFORMATION (K-10) You have to login as School Admin. School Heads CANNOT create this request. Click List of Classes, and select the class where the learner is enrolled in; or select the View Enrolment button next to the class's name. Click on the learner's name on the masterlist, and click Profile next to their...

Important LIS Update and School Forms 2018

LIS/EBEIS New Contact Numbers For queries, issues, and concerns with the LIS and EBEIS, please contact the following numbers: • Landline: (02) 6364878, (02) 6332658 • Mobile: 09394361390, 09166661494, 09231804927 • Email: [email protected] • Address: Ground Floor, Bonifacio Bldg., DepEd Complex, Meralco Avenue, Pasig City • Business Hours: Monday to Friday, 07:00 AM to 06:00 PM (Closed during weekends and national holidays) LIS (Early Registration) The LIS module...

Teachers Demand Explanation Over Delayed Performance Bonus

Public school teachers slammed the Department of Education (DepEd) and the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) to explain the reason behind the months-long delay in the release of their Performance-Based bonus (PBB). Teachers’ Dignity Coalition (TDC) Chairman Benjo Basas said that this is the first time the PBB release reached the next fiscal year.  The PBB expected by teachers...

DepEd Calls for Nominees for 2018 Metrobank Foundation Outstanding Filipino Teachers

One million pesos in cash await Ten Filipinos who will be rewarded this year’s Metrobank Foundation, Inc. (MBFI) Outstanding Filipinos award. This annual awarding qualifies teachers, soldiers and police officers who exemplify selflessness, courage, and social responsibility of Filipinos. In line with this event, the Department of Education (DepEd) reminded the public that nominations will be until March 31 for...