Statement of the DepEd Employees Union on K to 12

May 23, 2016

We, the officers and  and members, of the National Employees Union of the Department of Education (DepEd) express our full support to the K to 12 Program and the implementation of the Senior High School (SHS) program which will commence this SY 2016-2017.

We affirm that K to 12 is a timely intervention and a necessary move that will upgrade the standard of our basic education system. 

NEU is with the Department and the entire nation as it welcome this milestone in the history of our education system with the opening of SHS this June.

We hope that the next DepEd leadership will continue to push for innovative reforms that will equip all learners with the 21st century knowledge and skills enabling them to contribute towards a more progressive nation.

We trust that DepEd will continue to advance the welfare and professional growth of its workforce through NEU. Together, let us heed the call for passion, excellence and integrity in serving our people.