DepEd Orders

The Basic Educational Facilities Fund (BEFF) is an annual budget of the Department for its School Building Program, which covers the improvement and maintenance of school facilities. 

Posted on July 17, 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

In line with the goal of the Department of Education (DepEd) to establish accurate and comprehensive data on school buildings, all public elementary and secondary schools are directed to participate in the National Inventory of DepEd Public School Buildings for SY 2014-2015.

Posted on October 28, 2014

A Special Provision of Republic Act No. 10352 (General Appropriations Act, Fiscal Year 2013) states that 1% of the total appropriations of the Basic Educational Facilities Funds (BEFF) is authorized to be deducted and utilized for Engineering and Administrative Overhead (EAO) Funds.

Posted on August 14, 2014

The Calendar Year 2014 Regular School Building Program (CY 2014 RSBP) of the Department of Education (DepEd) shall be allocated by legislative district in accordance with the allocation criteria mandated under Republic Act No. 7880 entitled An Act Providing for the Fair and Equitable Allocation of the Department of Education, Culture and Sports Budget for Capital Outlay.

Posted on May 19, 2014

Public elementary and secondary schools are ordered to accept “emergency transferees” caused by typhoon Yolanda, despite insufficient transfer credentials. Their school records shall be updated once the Department of Education (DepEd) operations in the affected areas have normalized. For initial tracking of pupil and student data, all concerned are advised to collect the information indicated in the enclosure to this Order.

Posted on November 15, 2013

The Department of Education (DepEd) has entered into a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) for the construction of various school buildings nationwide. Under this Agreement, the PAGCOR shall provide funds which shall be utilized for the construction of classrooms in priority areas as determined by both DepEd and PAGCOR.

Posted on April 12, 2012

For the information and guidance of all concerned, the Department of Education (DepEd) issues the enclosed Guidelines on the Proper Recording and Booking-Up of School Building.

Posted on December 29, 2011

The Department of Education (DepEd) authorizes the implementation of the School Furniture Program (SFP) under the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH).

Posted on December 20, 2011