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DepEd Warns Against Fake Memo on Teachers’ Rest Day: What You Need to Know

DepEd Warns Against Fake Memo on Teachers’ Rest Day: What You Need to Know

The Department of Education (DepEd) has issued a warning to the public about a fake memo on teachers’ rest day that has been circulating online. This fake memorandum, titled “DepEd Memo re: Two Weeks of Rest Days in Celebration of Teachers’ Day Month,” has caused confusion and misinformation. In this article, we’ll delve into the details of the situation and what steps the department is taking to address it.

The Fake Memo

The fake memo claimed that teachers are encouraged to take a break from their regular duties during this period and focus on self-care. It also requested school administrators to ensure that teachers are not burdened with additional work during this time. However, DepEd has confirmed that this memo is not official and has asked authorities to investigate its source.

The Importance of Vigilance

DepEd calls on the public to be vigilant against misinformation. Fake memos like this can cause unnecessary stress and confusion among teachers and school administrators. It’s crucial to rely on official sources for accurate information.

Official Statements and Actions

DepEd has taken immediate steps to address the issue. They have asked authorities to investigate the source of the fake memo and are working on disseminating correct information to the public. The department emphasizes the importance of trust and guarantees that official announcements will be made through proper channels.

How to Stay Informed

To stay updated with accurate information, it’s advisable to follow DepEd’s official website and social media channels. The department is committed to providing timely and accurate information to the public.


Misinformation can have serious consequences, especially when it concerns the education sector. DepEd urges the public to be cautious and to rely on official sources for any announcements related to teachers’ rest days or other departmental matters. Always double-check information and be wary of unofficial sources.