8 months DepEd expresses gratitude to Australian gov’t for basic education program MB
By Merlina Hernando-Malipot  The Department of Education (DepEd) expressed its gratitude to the Australian government as the six-year development program designed to help improve the country’s education system nears its completion. DepEd and the Australian government – through its Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID) – formally concluded the Basic Education Sector Transformation (BEST) Program recently. The BEST Program started in 2013 and is headed to complete the entire six-year development process on June 30, 2019. The program reflects the ties between the Philippine and Australian governments towards refining the quality of and access to basic education in the Philippines ... more