DepEd Orders

The Department of Education (DepEd) issues the enclosed Implementing Guidelines on the Use of Capital Outlay (CO) Fund for Schools Effective Fiscal Year (FY) 2016.

Posted on December 29, 2016
The Department of Education (DepEd) is adopting the enclosed Policy Guidelines on the National Assessment of Student Learning for the K to 12 Basic Education Program.
Posted on June 30, 2016

In line with the implementation of Republic Act No. 10533, otherwise known as Enhanced Basic Education Act of 2013 (K to 12 Law), the Department of Education (DepEd) is adopting the enclosed Policy Guidelines on Awards and Recognition for the K to 12 Basic Education Program.

Posted on June 7, 2016

In support of the implementation of Mother Tongue-Based Multilingual Education (MTB-MLE), the Department of Education (DepEd) issues the enclosed Policy on the Utilization of Language Mapping Data to inform policy-making, planning, and programming for MTB-MLE across all DepEd levels.

Posted on December 8, 2015
The annual activities of the Department start this school year with the distribution, collection and processing of the unified data gathering forms which essentially generate basic school data.
Posted on October 2, 1997
The Revitalized Homeroom Guidance Program (RHGP) shall be implemented simultaneously in all year levels in all types of public and private high schools, including technical and vocational institutions and high school departments of state colleges and universities starting SY 1998-1999.
Posted on September 29, 1997
In consonance with the enunciated policy of providing teachers and principals with more time for teaching in or managing the schools, the periodic reports to be submitted to higher or supervisory authorities shall henceforth be limited to those for which a felt need has been established.
Posted on December 29, 1993
It shall be the policy of the Department that the policies and procedures governing elementary and secondary public education should be as similar as possible, if not identical. It shall also be the policy to have a grading system which will place greater emphasis on student performance.
Posted on September 22, 1993
It is the policy of the Department that the existing elementary and secondary public school textbooks shall be the primary basis for determining the coverage and sequence of presentation of subject matter. These textbooks had been prepared to cover the neces¬sary minimum and desired learning competencies for both elementary and secondary schools.
Posted on September 21, 1993