DepEd Orders

In the interest of public service and to facilitate the financial transactions of various MECS Offices with existing and operational accounting units outside Palacio del Gobernador, the following guidelines specifying the type and amount limitations authorized for the signature/countersignature of their respective officials are hereby prescribed.
Posted on September 16, 1985
In response to the felt needs of students enrolled in the various courses in colleges and universities, and upon recommendation of the Philippine Association for Graduate Education (PAGE) and the Bureau of Higher Education, weekend and Saturday classes for graduate courses other than teacher education are hereby authorized.
Posted on September 12, 1985
To give due recognition and reward for outstanding performance of teachers, school officials and support personnel, the Ministry is enjoining a more vigorous implementation of the incentive awards system. This Office takes cognizance of, and gives encouragement to, any recognition of awards to teachers, school officials and support personnel guaranteed by other government agencies or civic organization observing a rigid and fair selection process.
Posted on September 11, 1985
In view of the need to rationalize and develop an integrated approach towards the attainment of an effective and efficient staff development program in this Ministry, a committee on conventions and conferences is hereby created.
Posted on September 3, 1985
Pursuant to the provisions of Executive Order No, 805 mandating this Ministry to plan and implement an integrated program of physical fitness and amateur sports in the country, including both those in-school and out-of-school…” eight (8) major programs and twenty-eight (28) initial projects have been identified for implementation starting school year 1985-86.
Posted on August 26, 1985
Pursuant to its functions as defined in Sec. 5 (a) of R.A. No. 2382, as amended, otherwise known as the Medical Act of 1959, the Board of Medical Education (BME), after consultation with the Association of Philippine Medical Colleges (APMC), has decided to require a uniform admission test, called the National Medical Admission Test (NMAT), to be successfully hurdled by all college graduates seeking admission into the medical schools in the Philippines, beginning the school year 1986-87.
Posted on August 23, 1985
The inclosed policies and standards, approved by this Office upon the recommendation of the Bureau of Higher Education after consultation with representatives from the Philippine Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (PACOP), the Board of Pharmacy, the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC), and the Philippine Pharmaceutical Association, is in support of the New Four-Year Curriculum in Pharmacy Education as embodied in MECS Order No. 34, s. 1984.
Posted on August 22, 1985
Letter of Instruction (LOI) No. 1404 of the President states, “the Philippines is determined to maintain its position as a major supplier of seafarers to world shipping.” It sates further, that “the employment of Filipino seafarers constitutes a major source of foreign exchange earning of the country.”
Posted on August 19, 1985
Pursuant to the provisions of Batas Pambansa Blg. 359 converting the Sagay Municipal High School into a branch of the Iloilo State College of Fisheries and to primarily provide technological and vocational instruction and training in fisheries science, the Iloilo State College of Fisheries Sagay Branch, Sagay, Negros Occidental is hereby granted authority to offer the Three-year Course in Diploma in Fishery Technology beginning the school year, 1985-86.
Posted on August 16, 1985
To improve the distribution of responsibilities in the MECS Central Office, the following amendments of MECS Order No. 13, s. 1985 are hereby announced.
Posted on August 12, 1985