May 14, 2012 DO 40, s. 2012 – DepEd Child Protection Policy

May 14, 2012
DO 40, s. 2012
DepEd Child Protection Policy

To: Undersecretaries
Assistant Secretaries
Bureau Directors
Directors of Services, Centers and Heads of Unit
Regional Secretary, ARMM
Regional Directors
Schools Division/City Superintendents
Chiefs of Divisions
Heads, Public and Private Elementary and Secondary Schools
All Others Concerned

  1. For the information and guidance of all concerned, the Department of Education (DepEd) issues the enclosed copy of the Policy and Guidelines on Protecting Children in School from Abuse, Violence, Exploitation, Discrimination, Bullying and Other Forms of Abuse entitled “DepEd Child Protection Policy.”
  2. Pursuant to Section 26 thereof, this DepEd Order shall take effect immediately upon issuance.
  3. All Orders, Memoranda and other related issuances inconsistent with these policy and guidelines are deemed amended accordingly upon its effectivity.
  4. Immediate dissemination of and strict compliance with this Order is directed.

Encl.: As stated
Reference: DepEd Memorandum No. 297, s. 2006

To be indicated in the Perpetual Index under the following subjects: