DO 18, s. 2017 - Guidelines on the Utilization of the 2017 Every Child a Reader Program Funds for the Early Language, Literacy, and Numeracy Program: Professional Development Component

April 19, 2017
DO 18, s. 2017
Guidelines on the Utilization of the 2017 Every Child a Reader Program Funds for the Early Language, Literacy, and Numeracy Program: Professional Development Component
To:     Undersecretaries
          Assistant Secretaries
          Bureau and Service Directors
          Regional Directors
          Schools Division Superintendents
          Public and Private Elementary and Secondary Schools Heads
          All Others Concerned
  1. The Department of Education (DepEd) issues the enclosed Guidelines on the Utilization of the 2017 Every Child a Reader Program (ECARP) Funds for the Early Language, Literacy, and Numeracy Program: Professional Development Component. These guidelines shall cover the expansion of the professional development component of the program described in DepEd Order No. 12, s. 2015 entitled Guidelines on the Early Language, Literacy, and Numeracy Program: Professional Development Component.
  1. The Program aims to develop in Filipino children the literacy and numeracy skills, and attitudes, which will contribute to lifelong learning. With this, it is the goal of the Department to improve the literacy and numeracy skills of learners from Kindergarten to Grade 3 following the K to 12 Basic Education Curriculum by establishing a sustainable and cost-effective professional development system for teachers.
  1. In line with the K to 12 Program and the goal of making every child should be a reader, the Department of Education (DepEd) is strengthening its reading program through the implementation of the Early Language, Literacy, and Numeracy Program.
  1. For more information and inquiries, all concerned may visit the Bureau of Learning Delivery-Teaching and Learning Division (BLD-TLD), 4th floor, Bonifacio Building, Department of Education (DepEd) Central Office, DepEd Complex, Meralco Avenue, Pasig City or contact telephone nos. (02) 687-2948 or (02) 637-4347 or through email address: tld.bld@deped.gov.ph.
  1. Immediate dissemination of and strict compliance with this Order is directed.
         
(Sgd)LEONOR MAGTOLIS BRIONES
Secretary
 
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