Cognizant of the significance of the national flag as a symbol of the country’s sovereignty and unity, the Department of Education is enjoining all schools, both public and private, and DepEd field offices to renew efforts to strengthen respect and allegiance to the Philippine Flag.
Pursuant to the provisions of RA No. 7305, all public health workers (as defined by law) in the Department of Education have been granted their monthly subsistence and laundry allowances since 1992.
Pursuant to DepED Order No. 51, s. 2004, two types of Curriculum for Madrasah Education had been prescribed: The Enriched Curriculum for Public Elementary Schools and the Standard Curriculum for Private Madaris.
The Christmas season should be an occasion for imitating and living out the virtues which the Lord Jesus exemplified during His life here on earth, such as humility, simplicity, and obedience. Christmas celebrations in public schools and DepEd central and field offices should be simple but meaningful, evoking the true spirit of the season.
In relation to the Liga ng mga Barangay (LnB) and the Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) Chapter and Federation Elections, Public Schools District Supervisors or their representative are hereby authorized to join the Board of Election Supervisors (BES) and/or Panel of Observers, if so requested by the BES Chairman.
In order to strengthen the implementation of DepED Order No. 9, s. 2002 entitled Establishing the Program on Awards and Incentives for Service Excellence (PRAISE) in the Department of Education, all regional directors and schools superintendents are enjoined to organize their respective PRAISE committees and institute the program in their respective offices.
In furtherance of the goal of the Department to provide additional privileges and benefits to its employees, a Task Force on Teachers and Employees Housing is hereby created, composed of the following
This Department earlier issued DepED Order No. 71, s. 2007 dated October 15, 2007, Organizing a Special Committee on Culture and the Arts and Creating a Culture and the Arts Office in accordance with the Department’s thrust to promote and preserve Filipino cultural and artistic traditions.
For the information and guidance of all concerned, enclosed is a copy of Republic Act No. 9211 entitled “An Act Regulating the Packaging, Use, Sale, Distribution and Advertisements of Tobacco Products and for Other Purposes”, also known as “Tobacco Regulation Act of 2003”.
In line with the United Nations thrust in pursuing a reform program that seeks to improve the effectiveness of humanitarian response by ensuring greater predictability, accountability and partnership, the cluster approach is now being implemented and institutionalized in the Philippine Disaster Management System.