Department of Education to Improve Absorptive Capacity, as Higher Budget is Approved

The administration has set aside P650 billion for the three education agencies, namely the Department of Education, the Commission on Higher Education, and the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority. It is trying to move closer to the international standard of allotting 6 percent of the GDP to the sector. Leonor Briones, the Secretary of Education, however, admitted that the agency has to improve its absorptive…

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