PASIG CITY, July 25, 2022 – The Department of Education (DepEd) on Monday reintroduced the in-person enrollment in line with the current health and safety protocols for the upcoming School Year 2022-2023.
According to DepEd Order No. 035, series of 2022 or the Guidelines on Enrollment for School Year 2022-2023 in the Context of Re-introduction of the In-person Classes, DepEd started conducting physical enrollment process with options for remote enrollment.
“These guidelines seek to ensure continued access to learning opportunities through the conduct of an enrollment process that is efficient, safe, and in line with minimum health and safety standards,” the said issuance stated.
The enhanced enrollment guidelines shall also guide school heads, teachers, and parents or legal guardians regarding the new enrollment process, which would last until August 22, the official school opening day for the next academic year.
Furthermore, the said guidelines will likewise implement improvements in the reporting mechanisms, the Enhanced Basic Education Enrollment Form (BEEF), and the encoding procedure in the Learner Information System (LIS).
Enrollment for SY 2022-2023 shall primarily be administered in-person while observing minimum health and safety standards, including the wearing of facemasks, temperature checks upon entry, availability of alcohols, and physical distancing to avoid the spread of the virus.
Schools can also facilitate remote enrollment by having parents/legal guardians or the learners fill out digital forms and send them through the official email address of the school or through any of the available messaging platforms provided.
Another option is through drop boxes in the schools where the learners are to be enrolled. Alternatively, schools may establish a drop box in front of the school, in every Barangay Hall, or in any other visible location where parents and legal guardians can get the printed copy of the BEEF and submit the filled-up form in the same drop box.
Procedures and policies under these guidelines shall be adopted by all public schools in basic education, including the Alternative Learning System (ALS). State/Local Universities and Colleges (SUCs/LUCs) offering basic education and private schools in basic education are encouraged to adopt this policy to their specific contexts.
For more details on the guidelines of DO No. 035, s. 2022, please visit https://bit.ly/enrollment-guidelines-SY-2022-2023.