The Department of Education (DepEd) disseminates the enclosed Policies and Guidelines on Overtime Services and Payment pursuant to the provisions of the Joint Circular No. 1, s. 2015 dated November 25, 2015 entitled Policies and Guidelines on Overtime Services and Overtime Pay for Government Employees issued by the Civil Service Commission (CSC) and Department of Budget and Management (DBM).
The Department of Education (DepEd) has issued School Calendar for School Year 2016-2017 through DepEd Order (DO) No. 23, s. 2016 entitled School Calendar for School Year (SY) 2016-2017. However, Paragraph 2 shall be amended to read as follows:
The Department of Education (DepEd) issues the enclosed Guidelines on Strengthening the Fire Safety and Awareness Program (FSAP) which aims to establish specific roles, responsibilities, and monitoring and evaluation mechanisms for the fire safety and awareness program of schools which was launched through DepEd Order Nos. 72, s. 2012 and 13, s. 2013.
The Civil Service Commission (CSC) has approved the Qualification Standards (QS) for the teaching positions for Senior High School (SHS) in the Department of Education (DepEd) based on the Resolution No. 1600358 dated April 5, 2016.
The Civil Service Commission (CSC) has approved the Qualification Standards (QS) for the position of Public Schools District Supervisor (Salary Grade 22) in the Department of Education (DepEd) based on the Resolution No. 1600324 dated March 29, 2016 as follows...
The Department of Education (DepEd) announces that the enrolment for Senior High School (SHS) for SY 2016-2017 in all public secondary schools will start on May 2, 2016. In line with this,school principals and/or school heads, with the support of the SHS Focal Person, and schools division offices, are enjoined to take the lead role in implementing enrolment activities in their respective localities to ensure universal participation in SHS. Also, schools division offices and schools are directed to use enrolment data to continuously improve their SHS implementation plans and to make necessary adjustments in order to ensure efficient school operations in time for the opening of classes on June 13, 2016.
The Department of Education (DepEd) has issued Department Order No. 24, s. 2016 entitled Guidelines on Accepting Donations and on Processing Applications for the Availment of Tax Incentives by Private Donor – Partners Supporting the K to 12 Program which aims to provide details on the availment of tax incentives by private sector partners and on valuation of their support.
The School Calendar for School Year (SY) 2016-2017 shows the school events and activities for the said SY. The core events and activities for this SY, which represent the actual teaching-learning days, shall be strictly observed in all schools.
The Department of Education (DepEd) has instituted a National Indigenous Peoples Education (IPEd) Program in pursuit of the National Indigenous Peoples Education Policy Framework based on DepEd Order No. 62, s. 2011 entitled Adopting the National Indigenous Peoples (IP) Education Policy Framework and Republic Act (RA) No. 10533, the Enhanced Basic Education Act of 2013.
In order to assist higher education institutions (HEIs) to determine the learners who are eligible to proceed to higher education in School Year (SY) 2016-2017, the Department of Education (DepEd) issued DepEd Order (DO) No. 42, s. 2015 entitled High School Graduates Who are Eligible to Enrol in Higher Education Institutions in School Year (SY) 2016-2017.