Duterte to DepEd: Fill up plantilla positions
By Prince Golez
President Rodrigo Duterte has given the green light to implement several measures that will improve the education sector.
In a Cabinet meeting on Wednesday, Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo said Duterte approved the recommendation of the Department of Education (DepEd) to improve its curriculum for students who plan on taking up Education in college.
The Chief Executive also authorized DepEd to create more plantilla positions for teachers as well as produce a communication plan on quality education, and harness the use of technology to educate more students, educations and leaders.
According to Panelo, Education Secretary Leonor Briones shared that her department is already providing free education to 27.2 million learners from all over the country.
Briones also noted that access to education has been addressed.