Intensive Supervisory Support to Elementary and Secondary School to Raise their Achievement Rate in NAT

The National Achievement Test results in School Year 2010-2011 were reported in quartile distribution of Mean Percentage Scores among schools, namely - Superior (76%-100%) Upper Average (51%-75%), Lower Average (26%-50%) and Poor (0-25%). The regions, division and schools were provided with this report by the DepEd through the National Education Testing and Research Center

The percentage of schools in quartile distribution in the NAT for Grade 6 and 2nd Year is as follows:

Quartile Distribution Nat Grade 6 Nat 2nd Year
Superior 36.28% 1.13%
Upper Average 49.62% 31.41%
Lower Average 14% 67.10%
Poor .01% .35%

To address the need to raise the learning outcomes among the schools which were classified under the Poor Achievement and Lower Average rates, all the divisions and the district supervisor are directed to provide intensive supervision to these schools.

The RD and SDS together with their staff are advised to plan together on how this intensive supervision could work successfully.

DepEd Order No. 72 S. 2011

Php 150 Million Pre School Text Book Fund

Policies and Guidelines on the Allocation of reading materials for Kindergarten Schools

1. Pursuant to item 4 Support to Kindergarten Education Programs of DepEd order no. 37, s. 2011, entitled "Policies and Guidelines on the Implementation of the Universal Kindergarten Education for School Year (SY) 2011-2012," the Instructional Materials Council Secretariat (IMCS) has allocated the amount of 150 Million Pesos from the Fiscal Year (FY) 2011 Textbook Funds to provide Basic Instructional Package to schools implementing the Kindergarten Education Programs.

2. The Bureau of Elementary Education (BEE) has already supplied story books as part of the Basic Instructional Package to selected elementary schools with kindergarten classes. The IMCS shall provide supplementary and reference materials (SRMs), and subsequent approved lists.

DepEd Order 65 S 2011

Php 115,000,000 for schools offering SPED

Guidelines on sustaining special education at the elementary level

The DepEd, BEE through the SPED, continuously supports the delivery of quality education services to children with special needs. Now on its 3rd year of providing financial subsidy this school year 2011- 2012, the 276 recognized SPED centers will be given support funds with an aggregate amount of 115,000,000). An amount proportionate to the enrollment and exceptionalities being served by the SPED center shall be provided.

The subsidy granted per SPED Center shall be utilized to support the implementation of the ff activities of the SPED Program as reflected in the approved school improvement Plan. see details...

DepEd order 39 s 2011

P100,000 Cash Prize - High School Competition


The Building Nations Through Education (BNE) announces the conduct of the NEXTI ALE Competition. NEXTI ALE is a one of a type creativity and innovation event and competition for high school students.

The competition aims to:

1. show innovation, dynamism, and craftsmanship in relevant areas of business, arts, and technology; and
2. prepare the students for their academic and professional future.

The competition will certainly cover the following categories:

1. Flik - best one (1)-minute quick video for all movie fanatics or soon to be young directors;
2. Klik - best original song composition that can selection from pop to rock, classical to jazz and every thing else in between;
3. Idol - best three (3)-minute musical, comedic or theatrical functionality for those budding thespians;
4. Grfx - best graphic layout which should have great images, graphics and text;
5. Idea - best new product design for launching or a fresh new take on an existing product;
6. Style - best fashion design showing the process from sketching to designing, then making;
7. Web - best web-site design involves a little ingenuity, a little tech knowledge, a little enterprise feeling and a whole lot of talent;
8. App - best mobile application for wireless devices;
9. Biz - best business enterprise models which are profitable while at the same time uplift the lifestyles of the underprivileged; and
10 Brite - best projects and initiatives which safeguard the surroundings, save energy and create a sustainable planet.

The competition is open to all high school students from both public and private secondary schools nationwide.

(for job opportunities, visit lead generation company)

The submission of entries will start on September 15, 2011 and the deadline is on December 16, 2011. The awarding of winners will be on February 22, 2012.
The those who win in each of the categories will get a cash prize of PhP100,000.00 for first place; PhP40,000.00 for second place; and PhP20,000.00 for third place.

For more information, visit the BNE website at or visit the BNE Office at Unit 1702 Westgate Plaza, H.V. Dela Costa St., Salcedo Village, Makati City or contact at telephone no.: (02) 223-7777.

Thank You Teacher Campaign

In two straightforward words, pay tribute to your teacher with appreciation - THANK YOU.

The Department of Education (DepEd) on Thursday called on learners to honor their teachers with very simple thank you as it launched the month-long festivity of school teachers in public and private schools across the country.

Education Secretary opened up DepEd’s “Thank You, Teacher” campaign as part of celebrations of Teachers’ Month this September and World Teachers’ Day on Oct. 5.

“I think we should regularly take time to revitalize the image of teachers and pull public attention to their importance in society,” Education Secretary said.

“It is but appropriate that the country dedicate a entire month to recognize teachers for their unique role in setting up students for the future, in strengthening communities and in establishing a nation,” said the official.

Luistro also pressed students to engage their creativity and say their thank yous in their individual distinctive way, from writing them very simple notes and providing tokens to placing messages to their favourite teachers by means of social media.

Paradigm Shift in ICT Learning to Reach the Unreach