DepEd Orders

The Department issues the enclosed Revised Guidelines on the Establishment, Merging, Conversion, and Naming/Renaming of Public Schools, and Separation of School Annexes in Basic Education. It aims to provide comprehensive guidelines to streamline, synchronize and update the aforementioned work processes.

Posted on August 26, 2014

In the exigency of the service, a Legislative Liaison Unit is hereby created and placed under the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Legislative Liaison.

Posted on October 16, 2007

The following guidelines shall be adopted for the opening of classes for public elementary and secondary schools.

Posted on May 9, 2007

These guidelines are hereby issued in order to rationalize the operation and management of school canteens in the public school system.

Posted on February 6, 2007

The following guidelines shall be adopted for the organization of classes for public elementary and secondary schools in every schoolyear.

Posted on May 26, 2006

Pursuant to the Constitutional mandate for free public basic education as well as existing laws, students in public elementary and secondary schools have the right to enroll without being compelled to pay any amount as a requirement for enrolment.

Posted on May 18, 2006

Whereas, under Republic Act No. 7610, known as the “Special Protection of Children Against Child Abuse, Exploitation and Discrimination Act”, states that “... Children are hereby declared as Zones of Peace. It shall be the responsibility of the State and all other sectors concerned to resolve armed conflicts in order to promote the goal of children as zones of peace ...”

Posted on August 8, 2005

Pursuant to the Constitutional mandate for free public education as well as existing laws, students in public elementary and secondary schools have a right to enroll without being compelled to pay any amount as a requirement for enrolment.

Posted on May 20, 2005

These guidelines are hereby issued in order to rationalize the operation and management of school canteens in our public school system.

Posted on April 27, 2005

Candidates for honors, at any grade or year level, shall be drawn from the top ten (10) pupils/students of the school. They must not have a final grade lower than 80% in any subject.

Posted on February 17, 2005