DepEd thanks Senate for 2023 budget approval

November 15, 2022 Arlene Rivera 299 views

THE Department of Education (DepEd) expresses its gratitude to the Senate of the Philippines for approving the budget of the department and its attached agencies for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2023.

In a statement issued by DepEd, they welcomed the approval of the 2023 DepED budget, including the P150 million in confidential funds

Amid the various challenges confronting basic education, amplified even further by the COVID-19 pandemic, learning recovery truly requires a “whole-of-nation” approach, DepEd said.

The approval, sponsored by “education champion” Senator Pia S. Cayetano and honorable senators, according to the DepEd, will “ensure sufficient funding to begin the department’s road to recovery.”

“Under the leadership of Vice President and Secretary Sara Z. Duterte, and with the renewed trust and confidence from our lawmakers, [DepEd] is committed to effectively and efficiently utilize its funds in providing accessible, quality basic education for the Filipino youth that is both inclusive and empowering,” the statement continued.