DepEd Orders

The Department of Education (DepEd) recognizes the importance of Republic Act (RA) No. 3870 (An Act Defining the Functions of the U.P. Law Center, Providing for Its Financing and for Other Purposes) for the University of the Philippines (UP) Law Center to conduct legal research, law reform, and continuing legal education, among other purposes.

Posted on April 23, 2015

The Department of Education (DepEd) recognizes the significant role of the Girl Scouts of the Philippines (GSP) in producing remarkable and empowered women leaders through the realization of the ideals of womanhood and preparation for their responsibilities in the home, the nation, and the world community. In view of this, the DepEd promotes and espouses the revitalization of Girl Scouting in schools nationwide in various areas of potential partnership, cooperation, and collaboration. To revitalize Girl Scouting in all schools, the DepEd is issuing the guidelines enumerated in this Order.

Posted on December 5, 2012

With its impressive track record on youth development, the Department of Education (DepEd) recognizes the significant role of the Boy Scouts of the Philippines in aiding the school system mold pupils and students into responsible and responsive citizens of the country and in contributing to efforts to achieve quality education. As a co-curricular program, Scouting helps stem away vices and bad influence of drugs and peers. As such, membership and participation in Boy Scouting and its programs, projects and activities should be highly encouraged and supported in the schools.

Posted on September 28, 2012

This Order lays out the amendments for DepEd Order No. 41, s. 2012 or the Revised Guidelines on the Opening of Classes.

Posted on June 28, 2012

Pursuant to the Constitutional mandate to provide all Filipino learners with free basic education in public elementary and secondary schools, there is an urgent need to minimize, if not eliminate, financial constraints among parents/guardians during the opening of classes, and to implement effective school/classroom management.

Posted on May 24, 2012

Pursuant to the Constitutional mandate to provide all Filipino learners with free basic education and this Department’s objective of Education for All (EFA) in 2015, there is an urgent need to minimize financial constraints among parents/guardians during the opening of classes, and to implement effective school/classroom management.

Posted on May 25, 2011

Pursuant to Section 42 of Batas Pambansa Big. 232 (Education Act of 1982), the rates of tuition and other school fees and charges adopted by private schools shall be collectible, and their application or use is authorized, subject to the rules and regulations promulgated by the Department of Education (DepEd).

Posted on June 4, 2010

Pursuant to the Constitutional mandate on the provision of free public education at the elementary and secondary levels and to achieve the country’s targets in the Education for All (EFA) Plan 2015 and the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) with respect to universal primary school participation, there is an urgent need to remove financial and non-financial obstacles to the smooth enrolment process and continued schooling of schoolchildren.

Posted on May 19, 2010

To protect every child’s human right to basic education, all schools, both public and private, are enjoined to allow students with unpaid fees to take their final exams. It has to be emphasized that civil liabilities of parents should not in any way jeopardize their children’s continued schooling.

Posted on February 18, 2010

Pursuant to the Constitutional mandate for the provision of free public education at the elementary and secondary levels and to meet the country’s targets in the Education For All (EFA) Plan 2015 and the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), there is an urgent need to remove obstacles, both financial and non-financial, to the enrolment and continued schooling of school-aged children.

Posted on May 14, 2009