Statement of Purpose: To ensure equitable access to quality and relevant basic education in the Region by developing informed and responsive policies and plans, managing effectively the localized curriculum and learning resources, assuring quality performance, providing appropriate and timely technical assistance to schools divisions, and sustaining effective education support services and partnership with stakeholders.
Statement of Purpose: To ensure that the Regional Office is provided with judicious legal and technical assistance in the performance of its duties, responsibilities and accountabilities towards the attainment of effective and efficient delivery of public service and quality basic education.
Information Communication Technology (ICT) Unit
Statement of Purpose: To provide ICT enabled solutions and services in the area of governance and curriculum delivery that will empower the regional office to provide quality basic education that is culture sensitive, accessible and inclusive to decision makers and stakeholders.
Curriculum Learning and Management Division
Statement of Purpose: To contribute in the improvement of region wide performance specifically on learning outcomes by helping the schools divisions ensure full implementation of the articulated basic education curriculum, through:
- localizing and indigenizing curriculum,
- enforcing standards, and
- providing access to quality and varied learning resources
Accountability: To ensure full implementation of the articulated basic education curriculum (pre-school, elementary, secondary & ALS), its localization/indigenization and increase access to quality and varied learning resources towards improvement in the quality of learning outcomes.
Quality Assurance Division
Statement of Purpose: The Quality Assurance Division promotes accountability and transparency in the region and ensures compliance with standards of quality basic education and in the performance of organizational roles and functions, by facilitating the setting up and maintenance of quality assurance systems and standards, assessing compliance to standards, monitoring and evaluating region and schools division’s overall performance in achieving outputs and results to inform decision making and guide policy directions towards continuous improvement in the delivery of basic education services Accountability: To ensure compliance with standards of quality basic education by assessing, monitoring and evaluating the region and schools division performances to inform decision making and guide policy directions in the region towards continuous improvement in the delivery of basic education
Human Resource Development Division
Statement of Purpose: To ensure that the region has competent personnel through the development and implementation of strategic HRD plans and programs, localizing HRD systems including the delivery of quality and sustainable HRD services. Accountability: To ensure competent personnel and staff in the regional office and schools division offices through the implementation and management of an efficient and effective training and development system towards improved professional competencies and organizational performance in the delivery of basic education Note: The HRD Division is the technical arm of the Regional Director in operationalizing the Regional National Educations Academy of the Philippines (NEAP) for the region.
Field Technical Assistance Division
Statement of Purpose: To strengthen the schools divisions in managing their respective schools leading to the achievement of their performance outcomes
- Providing relevant, timely and appropriate technical assistance to schools divisions through the coordination of all the units in the Regional Office
- Understanding the situation of the Schools Divisions, their needs, aspirations, plans, strengths and weaknesses
- Providing enabling interventions and strategies to schools divisions to help them achieve their goals and targets
- Facilitating continuous improvement of each schools division as an organization
Accountability: To coordinate and integrate the provision of technical assistance (TA) to schools divisions with the purpose of facilitating the delivery of quality basic education and create an enabling environment for School-Based Management (SBM) and “ACCESS” program
Policy, Planning, and Research Division
Statement of Purpose: To ensure that the region is able to contribute to the achievement of DepED’s vision and mission through the best means possible by:
- disseminating DepEd policies, and facilitating localization of national policies and/or formulation of regional policies as necessary
- leading the development of strategic (6-year) and operational (annual) educational plans and budgets in coordination with the budget division
- facilitating the preparation and implementation of the region’s research agenda associated with policy and planning
- managing the region’s database ensuring data quality and ready access by users
- providing technical support to schools divisions in preparing educational plans
- providing technical support to RO management (Tech secretariat of RO Execom/ManCom)
Accountability: To facilitate the formulation and implementation of education plans, policies, standards and guidelines in all areas of basic education in the region through the conduct of research studies and the development and maintenance of the Regional Education Planning and Data Management Systems in order to inform and guide management’s strategic and operational decisions in the delivery of quality basic education
Education Support Services Division
Statement of Purpose: The Education Support Service Division (ESSD) strengthens the delivery of quality basic education by helping the Schools Divisions provide schools with conducive learning environment and ensure learner’s readiness through the timely mobilization and equitable distribution of sufficient resources, provision of technical assistance and building of strong partnership with stakeholders for increased support and resources for the effectiveand efficient implementation of sustainable special programs/projects and services. Accountability: To support the delivery of basic education through (special) programs, projects, and the provision of needed resources to the Schools Divisions in order to create an environment conducive to learning and ensure learner readiness to learn through: School Health and Nutrition, Education Facilities, Programs and Services
Administrative Services Division (ASD)
Statement of Purpose: To provide efficient, economical, and effective support services relating to personnel, records, receipt of correspondence, supplies, equipment, collection, disbursement, security and custody of property, and reportorial work to oversight agencies To ensure productivity and performance of the Regional Management in delivering the core business of the Regional Office, and provide assistance to the DOs in partnership with the promotional personnel for the attainment of the vision and mission of the Department.
Budget Section and Finance Division
Statement of Purpose: The Finance Division provide advice to the Regional Director on the financial resources of the Region and on itsutilization and provide services in budgeting, accounting, reporting, and coordinating with government oversight and fiscal agencies in order to ensure judicious expenditures ,to support and attain the Department’s vision, mission and goals. Accountability: To provide advice to the Regional Director on the financial resource of the region and provide services in budgeting, accounting, reporting and coordinating with government oversight agencies. The Budgeting Services provides management with economical, efficient, and effective budgeting services and reliable and timely financial information for decision making towards the cost-effective allocation and utilization of financial resources of the region.