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Solon hits DepEd over closure order of Salugpongan schools

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 9 Oct) – Bayan Muna partylist Representative Eufemia “Ka Femia” Cullamat condemned the closure order issued by the Department of Education (DepEd)-Davao against the 55 schools operated by the Salugpongan Ta’ Tanu Igkanogon Community Learning Center, Inc. in Davao Region nearly eight months after National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon sought the […].....»»

Category: newsSource: mindanews mindanewsOct 9th, 2019

Briones asked to resign after DepEd order to close Lumad schools

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 10 Oct) – The Save Our Schools (SOS) Network called on Education Secretary Leonor Briones to step down after her agency ordered last Tuesday the closure of 55 schools of the Salugpongan Ta Tanu Igkanogon Community Learning Center Inc. in different towns in the Davao Region. In a statement issued on Thursday, […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsOct 11th, 2019

DepEd formally shuts down 55 Lumad schools in Davao

DAVAO CITY, Philippines –  The Department of Education in Davao region has officially ordered the closure of all 55 Lumad schools operated by the Salugpongan Ta'Tanu Igkanogon Community Learning Center, Incorporated (STTICLCI). The Lumad schools had been the target of a military vilification campaign, saying these were ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 8th, 2019

DepEd-Davao orders permanent closure of Salugpongan schools

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 8 Oct) – The Department of Education (DepEd)-Davao has permanently closed the 55 schools operated by the Salugpongan Ta’ Tanu Igkanogon Community Learning Center, Inc. in different parts of Davao Region, a move that stemmed from a complaint filed by National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon linking the Lumad schools to communists. DepEd spokesperson Jenielito […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsOct 8th, 2019

CHR raises concern over suspension of Salugpongan schools

The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) called on the Department of Education (DepEd) to reconsider its suspension order against the 55 Lumad schools run by Salugpongan Ta Tanu Igkanogon Community Learning Center Inc. (STTICLCI) and seek a dialogue with them......»»

Category: newsSource:  davaotodayRelated NewsJul 19th, 2019

Closure order vs Lumad schools hit

Rights advocates stormed the Department of Education (DepEd) central office in Pasig City on Wednesday to denounce the closure order against 55 schools catering to indigenous peoples groups in Mindanao......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 18th, 2019

Lumad schools appeal for public support amid DepEd closure order

“We are saddened that the government's mandate to recognize and uphold the right of the Lumad to education and self-determination is superseded by a militaristic approach that further marginalizes the Lumad.” The post Lumad schools appeal for public support amid DepEd closure order appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsJul 15th, 2019

DepEd to accept students from suspended schools for Lumad

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/15 July) – Around 1,100 Lumad students affected by the suspension order issued last Friday against 55 schools operated by the Salugpongan Ta’ Tanu Igkanogon Community Learning Center Inc. will be accommodated in public schools, the Department of Education (DepEd) in Davao Region assured on Monday. DepEd-Region 11 spokesperson Jenielito Atillo told a […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJul 15th, 2019

Salugpongan: DepEd’s suspension of 55 Lumad schools ‘a militaristic approach’

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/14 July) – The suspension of 55 Salugpongan schools in the Davao Region “is a militaristic approach that further marginalizes the Lumad,” the Salugpongan Ta’ Tanu Igkanogon Community Learning Center said in a statement on Saturday. The Department of Education (DepEd) Region 11 issued Friday an order suspending the permit to operate of 55 […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJul 14th, 2019

No due process in DepEd order to close Lumad schools — child rights NGO

A group advocating children's access to education said the shutdown order is "baseless, partial and reeks with ill-motive.".....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 9th, 2019

DepEd-Davao: Result of probe on Salugpongan schools out this month

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 02 October) – The five-member investigating panel created by the Department of Education (DepEd)-Davao to look into the allegations of National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon against the Salugpongan Ta’ Tanu Igkanogon Community Learning Center, Inc. will be released this month, DepEd-Davao spokesperson Jenielito Atillo said on Wednesday. The probe team was created immediately after DepEd-Davao […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsOct 2nd, 2019

Mayor Sara rebuffs Davao councilor on Salugpongan schools

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/30 September) – Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte on Monday maintained the local government would stand pat on its decision calling for the closure of schools for Lumad (indigenous peoples) accused of having links with the communist underground. Duterte said the 55 schools operated by the Salugpongan Ta’ Tanu Igkanogon Community Learning Center “failed […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsSep 30th, 2019

Compostela Valley governor backs DepEd order vs Salugpungan

NABUNTURAN, Compostela Valley (PIA) - Compostela Valley Governor Jayvee Tyron Uy is supporting the order of the Department of Education in Davao region suspending schools operated by Salugpungan Ta.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJul 30th, 2019

Everyone loses if schools shut down

The Department of Education’s order to suspend the operations of 55 lumad schools, mostly in Davao del Norte, is the latest challenge in the Mindanao indigenous people’s struggle to keep running their own schools as an expression of their cultural autonomy and identity. Should the DepEd order lead to the total shutdown of the schools… The post Everyone loses if schools shut down appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsJul 21st, 2019

RIVERMAN’S VISTA: Reopen the Lumad schools!

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews / 19 July) — On July 13, the order mandating the temporary shutdown of 55 Lumad schools operating under the nonprofit Salugpongan Ta’ Tanu Igkanogon Community Learning Centre Inc. in the Davao region became public. The order was hinged on the findings of National Security Adviser Secretary Hermogenes Esperon Jr., […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJul 20th, 2019

DepEd schools within reach of lumad students

DAVAO DEL NORTE (PIA)-Students affected by the temporary closure of 55 schools serving indigenous peoples (IP) don't need to travel far to reach the public schools that will accommodate them becaus.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJul 19th, 2019

DepEd schools within reach of lumad students

DAVAO DEL NORTE (PIA)-Students affected by the temporary closure of 55 schools serving indigenous peoples (IP) don't need to travel far to reach the public schools that will accommodate them becaus.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJul 19th, 2019

DepEd-Davao vows to make fair decision on complaints vs schools for Lumads

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 16 July) – The Department Education in the Davao Region (DepEd-Davao) will come out with a fair decision on the complaints filed by National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon against Salugpongan Ta’ Tanu Igkanogon Community Learning Center, Inc. that had been suspended since last Friday for allegedly teaching the pupils in the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJul 16th, 2019

Makabayan bloc seeks probe into DepEd closure of 55 Lumad schools

MANILA, Philippines – Six legislators forming the progressive Makabayan bloc in the House of Representatives are calling for a congressional investigation into the temporary shutdown of 55 Lumad schools in Southern Mindanao.  The following legislators filed House Resolution (HR) No. 58 on Monday, July 15:  Eufemia ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 15th, 2019

DepEd orders temporary closure of 55 Lumad schools in Davao region

DAVAO CITY, Philippines – The Department of Education (DepEd) in Southern Mindanao has ordered the temporary shutdown of 55 schools catering to indigenous peoples communities in the region for allegedly deviating from the basic curriculum, among other reasons. The closure of the schools, operated and owned by the Salugpungan ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 13th, 2019

DepEd hits attacks on lumad schools

MANILA, Philippines - No armed personnel are permitted in any schools in the country, the Department of Education (DepEd) said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 24th, 2016