DepEd strengthens healthy food choices

DepEd-Abra strengthens the implementation of DepEd Order No. 13, s. 2017 also known as Policy and Guidelines on Healthy Food and Beverages in Schools and in DepEd Offices. “Schools should have activities for Nutrition Month such as cookfests, slogan-making contests, NutriQuiz, and many others,” Mr. Darren Cariño of the School Health Office said.  He emphasized… Read more »

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DepEd monitors the readiness of schools

Chief Administration Officer Sebastian Tayaban led DepEd-CAR personnel on June 3-7, 2019, to monitor the different schools in Abra like Bai, Lagayan; Quidawen, San Juan; Talaytay, San Quintin; Yuyeng, Pidigan; Lumaba, Villaviciosa; and Bolbolo, Pilar. Senior Education Program Specialist Jan Nowel Peña said they are prioritizing newly established schools and schools offering senior high school.… Read more »

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Junk food, soft drinks not allowed in schools – DepEd

The Department of Education (DepEd)-Abra strengthens its campaign for healthy food and beverage in schools on the opening of classes on June 3, 2019. As per DepEd Order No. 13 s. 2017 the department encourages healthy eating habits among the students and DepEd employees. Senior Education Program Specialist Jan Nowel Peña said the Division Office… Read more »

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DepEd extends voucher program to senior high school students

The Department of Education (DepEd)-Abra will conduct the orientation of Senior High School Voucher Program (SHS VP) for School Year 2019-2020 at the Schools Division Office on May 29, 2019. During the orientation, DepEd will inform the school heads on the financial assistance for senior high school students. They also urge grade 10 students to… Read more »

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DepEd engages children in summer camp to enhance their skills

  The Department of Education-Abra kicked off this year’s free summer camp on April 22, 2019, at Bangued West Central School. The summer camp aims to enhance the skills and talents of the students and keep them active this summer. Education Program Supervisor Henrieta Bringas said the activity also develops self-confidence and friendship among campers… Read more »

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DepEd Abra moving toward quality education

  For school year 2018-2019, DepEd-Abra said that its performance indicator increased through the efforts of the field personnel, teachers, and school heads delivering quality education every Abreño needs. The aligned programs for the school year were implemented in accordance to the DepEd Mantra. Senior Education Program Specialist Jan Nowel Peña said that DepEd personnel… Read more »

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PGA and SDO-Abra aims to maintain or even surpass 2018 CARAA rank

Earlier today, (February 13, 2019) the Schools Division of Abra officials (SDO) spoke before the media and journalists in the province at the Balitaktakan sa DepEd. The SDO first gave updates on the early registration of students in the province. According to Planning Officer Meldie Damian, there are already 5,445 students registered in the province… Read more »

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Kalinawa Festival—a celebration of success

Kalinawa is a Tingguian word which means wellness or success. The Department of Education-Abra (DepEd-Abra) celebrated the Division Kalinawa Festival as a convergence of the Tingguians and Ilocanos where they come together to celebrate. This year’s event emphasizes the rich culture of the Abreños and how it can be used in the delivery of basic… Read more »

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Education Specialist Peña shares DepEd’s 3 Education Mantras for Abra

The Philippine Information Agency (PIA) in partnership with the Journalist of Abra for Truth and Transparency (HUJATT) conducted the Kapihan sa Abra on November 20, 2018, where Education Specialist Jan Nowel Peña and Principal I Stanley P. Millare discussed the programs, mandates, and activities of the Department of Education. During the Kapihan sa Abra, Peña… Read more »

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K to 12 non-academic Abreño graduates join the Job Fair conducted by DepEd Abra with PGA

  More than 200 K to 12 non-academic Abreño graduates joined the Job Fair conducted by DepEd Abra with the Provincial Government of Abra (PGA) at Bangued West Central School on June 19, 2018. Booths were put up for the K to 12 non-academic Abreño graduates where they showcased their skills and products. Potential partners… Read more »

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