Vice President Sara Duterte and the Department of Education

August 3, 2023 | 12:53pm
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Vice President Sara Duterte and the Department of Education
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The Department of Education announces the opening of classes fro the next school year on Aug. 29, 2023 (Tuesday).

Private schools may start classes between the first Monday of June to last day of August. — The STAR/Janvic Mateo

September 8, 2022

DepEd spokesperson Michael Poa says the agency has issued administrative charges against five out of the seven teachers identified in the post involving sexual harassment allegations in Bacoor Cavite.

August 16, 2022

Commission on Higher Education chairperson J. Prospero de Vera says Colegio de San Lorenzo is in discussion with officials of the CHED regional office in the National Capital Region. — The STAR/Janvic Mateo

August 6, 2022

DepEd says it will integrate climate literacy and supporting climate action in the basic education curriculum to hone learners.

It said it will include climate change concepts in the K to 12 curriculum in Science, Health, Araling Panlipunan, Edukasyon sa Pagpapakatao, Mathematics, English, Filipino, Edukasyong Pantahan at Pangkabuhayan & Technolohy and Livelihod Economics, and Music, Arts and PE.

“The Department is committed to reviewing learning competencies relevant to Climate Change Education (CCE) and coordinates various offices and experts with enhancements needed in development-appropriate and multi-disciplinary climate change education,” it adds.

June 28, 2022

VP-elect Sara Duterte's spokesperson Reynold Munsayac says there is no scheduled meeting with outgoing Vice President Leni Robredo before June 30, but "there is a plan, however, to invite all former Vice Presidents for a fellowship lunch in the coming days."

The discussion will be on their alloted security from the VPSPG and planned Vice-President’s Museum.

"This will depend on the interest of the former VPs and would need a common available schedule for all," Munsayac adds.

June 21, 2022

The Office of Vice President-elect Sara Duterte says lawyer Reynold Munsayac will serve as her spokesperson starting Tuesday, June 21.

They add that Munsayac and Duterte were law school classmates and in 2017, the former assisted in the establishment of the worldwide aggrupation Tapang at Malasakit.

"In 2021, Munsayac resigned as Commissioner and Acting Chairman of the Presidential Commission on Good Government (PCGG) to help campaign for Inday Sara. Munsayac’s professional portfolio is highlighted by his unquestionable integrity and dedication to governance and public service, and the Vice President-elect is confident that he will be able to bring this experience to his new duty," the statement reads.

June 20, 2022

Duterte says she will be holding a face-to-face transition meeting with the team of outgoing Education Secretary Leonor Briones on June 25, but arrangements have been made through written communications.

The incoming education secretary adds they are targeting to resume full in-person classes in August.

Get updates on the term of 15th Vice President Sara Duterte here.


Photo source: Philippines' Vice President-elect Sara Duterte (C) takes her oath before supreme court associate justice Ramon Hernando (L) and her mother Elizabeth Zimmerman (2nd R) and outgoing president Rodrigo Duterte (R) during the inauguration ceremony near the city hall in Davao City on June 19, 2022.
Ferdinandh Cabrera / AFP

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