DepEd Orders

In support of the Department’s policy development process, research agenda, and policy and program development and implementation, the Department of Education (DepEd) continues to promote and strengthen the culture of research in basic education. DepEd hereby establishes the Research Management Guidelines (RMG) to provide guidance in managing research initiatives in the national, regional, schools division, and school levels.
Posted on March 20, 2017
For the information and guidance of all concerned, the Department of Education (DepEd) issues the enclosed Policy and Guidelines on Healthy Food and Beverage Choices in Schools and in DepEd Offices for the promotion and development of healthy eating habits among the youth and DepEd employees by making available healthy, nutritious, and affordable menu choices, and for setting food standards.
Posted on March 14, 2017

Early Registration activities for the incoming school year for all public elementary and secondary schools are held from the last Saturday of January to the last Friday of February of each year.

Posted on January 27, 2017
Use of only lead-safe coatings or paints shall be mandatory to all pre-school, elementary and secondary schools in anticipation of the phase-out deadline for lead-added architectural, decorative and household paints by January 1, 2017.
Posted on January 18, 2017
The Department of Education (DepEd) issues the enclosed Guidelines on the National Inventory of DepEd Public School Buildings for School Year 2016-2017 which aims to ensure an accurate and comprehensive data of school buildings in all DepEd public schools for use in planning, budgeting, resource allocation, and decision making.
Posted on January 6, 2017

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

One of the continuing initiatives of the Department of Education (DepEd), along its thrust of increasing access to quality elementary education, is strengthening the implementation of the Multigrade Program in Philippine Education (MPPE) to address pressing concerns and issues on the provision of customized teaching and learning materials for multigrade classes and professional development of teachers.

Posted on October 4, 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
The Department of Education (DepEd) issues the enclosed Guidelines on the Transfer of Learners’ School Records, which establishes standard processes and protocols on the request, and release of learners’ Form 137 (Permanent Record) and Form 138 (Report Card) in all public schools nationwide.
Posted on June 30, 2016
The Department of Education (DepEd) issues the enclosed guidelines on the Data Collection of Basic Education Statistics in the Learner Information System (LIS) and Enhanced Basic Education Information System (EBEIS) for Beginning of School Year (BOSY) 2016-2017, together with the Data Gathering Forms, Matrix of Accountability and Data Dictionary.
Posted on June 30, 2016