October 7, 2011 DO 78, s. 2011 – Policy Guidelines on Involvement of DepEd Officials and Personnel with Non-Accredited Higher Education Programs and Institutions
To: Bureau Directors
Schools Division/City Superintendents
Heads, Public Elementary and Secondary Schools
All Others Concerned
- To support the Commission on Higher Education’s (CHED) unrelenting drive to institute proper reforms, the Department of Education (DepEd) directs all basic education personnel to refrain from enrolling in the master’s and doctoral degree programs not recognized by the Commission.
- Furthermore, the DepEd officials and personnel shall not assist those who are involved in illegal operation of Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) by allowing them to use any public schools’ facilities as venues for holding unauthorized classes and other activities.
- For further information on CHED recognized HEIs, please contact the State Universities and Colleges (SUCs) Unit at telephone nos.: (02) 355-2849 and/or (02) 408-7249.
- Immediate dissemination of and compliance with Order is directed.
To be indicated in the Perpetual Index under the following subjects:
GRADUATE OR STUDIES