The Guidelines in the Utilization of the 2017 Financial Support for Multigrade Schools was issued through DepEd Order No. 21, s. 2017. However, the following amendments have been made in its coverage and Enclosure No. 1 (copy enclosed) has been changed.
The Basic Educational Facilities Fund (BEFF) is an annual budget of the Department for its School Building Program, which covers the improvement and maintenance of school facilities.
The Department of Education (DepEd) is adopting the enclosed Guidelines on the Formation of Consultative and Advisory Bodies on Indigenous Peoples Education (IPEd) in Regions Implementing the IPEd Program.
The Department of Education (DepEd) issues this Order to define the roles and responsibilities of the Regional and Division IPEd Focal Persons for purposes of program accountability and ensuring that the scope of their coordinative function is understood across the organizational units of the regional offices (ROs) and schools division offices (SDOs).
The Department of Education (DepEd) issues the enclosed Gender-Responsive Basic Education Policy in line with its Gender and Development (GAD) mandate as stipulated in the 1987 Philippine Constitution, Republic Act (RA) No. 9710 or the Magna Carta of Women (MCW), RA 10533 or the Enhanced Basic Education Act of 2013, and the Philippines’ International Human Rights Commitments to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW), and the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) among others.