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  1. MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Education (DepEd) might pull out erroneous self-learning modules (SLMs) depending on the “gravity” of its errors, Secretary Leonor Briones said Friday. “Hindi errata, withdrawal talaga. Depende sa gravity, ‘yung grammar kaya ‘yan i-errata,” Education Secretary Leonor Briones told a press briefing when asked about DepED’s actions on reports about […]

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  2. MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Education (DepEd) on Friday urged its regional offices to come up with its own versions of platforms where errors in self-learning modules (SLMs) can be reported by the public. Education Undersecretary for Field Operations Revsee Escobedo said this will help the department to identify faster the regions where the […]

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  3. MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Education (DepEd) has already released in September P1.3 billion for public school teachers’ annual medical check-up and incentive for the World Teachers’ Day, and said that those who have yet to receive the cash would have the amount reflected in their payroll soon. Education Undersecretary for Finance Annalyn Sevilla […]

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  4. MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Education (DepEd) on Friday branded as “fake news” a media report that claimed thousands of public school teachers in elementary and junior and senior high schools in Pangasinan were calling on President Rodrigo Duterte to fire Secretary Leonor Briones for supposedly not being able to perform her duties as […]

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  5. MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Education (DepEd) has monitored 41 errors in self-learning modules (SLMs) being used by students in view of the distance learning setup being implemented during the COVID-19 pandemic. Of the total number of errors referred through DepEd Error Watch from October 12 to 20, the 27 errors are from modules […]

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  6. MANILA, Philippines — The National Union of Students of the Philippines (NUSP) accused the Department of Education (DepEd) of trying to avoid accountability for the challenges posed by distance and blended learning on the mental health of students and teachers. The NUSP was referring to a DepEd statement issued on Tuesday asking the public not […]

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  7. MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang and the Department of Education (DepEd) have disowned the learning modules discouraging students from joining protests, clarifying that these are not being used in schools. “Tungkol po sa module na nagdi-discourage sa mga mag-aaral na sumali sa mga peaceful assemblies, hindi naman po pala ito pumasa sa conformance review ng curriculum […]

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  8. MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang on Monday justified the Department of Education’s (DepEd) module supposedly discouraging joining protests, saying it may only be intended for elementary and high school students. “Remember, ang DepEd naman po ang supervision niya, elementary and high school. Siguro sinasabi lang ng DepEd, yung mga elementary at high school e siguro wag […]

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  9. A teachers’ group urged both houses of Congress to find ways to add P136.6 billion to the proposed P605.74-billion 2021 budget of the Department of Education (DepEd) to fund “critical items to ensure the delivery of safe, quality and accessible education.” According to the Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT), 92.5 percent of their proposal, or […]

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  10. While the Teachers’ Dignity Coalition (TDC) welcomed the Department of Education’s (DepEd) call to lessen the load of students under distance learning, it stressed that it was unfair to shift the blame for modular errors to educators and local offices. In a statement, TDC national chair Benjo Basas explained that teachers had been hard at […]

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