DepEd Orders

The Ministry is concerned over class disruptions that are encouraged by certain groups as a means of achieving economic and other objectives. While the government has committed to the increase in teacher welfare and is aware of the pressing need to raise teacher salaries, its means are limited and it is unable to immediately implement deserved and intended increases in compensation.
Posted on January 31, 1985
In connection with certain mass actions of Ministry employees, notably teachers, reminder is hereby given to school administrators of regulations on attendance and service.
Posted on January 30, 1985
The present Scholarship Committee assumes the combined functions of the Scholarship Committee and the Advisory Committee on the International Scholarship and Conference as indicated in MECS Order No. 1, s. 1980 and Office Memorandum dated September 13, 1978, respectively.
Posted on January 21, 1985
The use of public school buildings and/or grounds/campus for the holding of religious services/activities for the benefit of pupils on Sundays and holidays may be allowed provided that such use does not interfere with regular school activities and that this privilege is equally extended to all religious groups.
Posted on January 18, 1985
The circular or notice of loss to be issued to all collecting and disbursing officers will apply only to those accountable forms generally used in the local government, national agencies and government corporations. In case of accountable forms specially designed for the exclusive use of the agency, the loss need not be circularized to other agencies since such forms may not be used by other government offices.
Posted on January 15, 1985
In consonance with Commission on Audit Circular No. 84-234 dated October 5, 1984, copy inclosed unit auditors need not sign clearances of management officials and personnel. Action on clearances is purely a management function consistent with the now well-established principle that fiscal responsibility rests with the agency.
Posted on January 11, 1985
The Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports has been granted by the President exemption from the restrictive provisions on filling of positions. Notwithstanding this exemption, however, only vacant positions considered very essential and critical to the operation of the system should be filled in order to generate as much needed savings as possible.
Posted on January 4, 1985
The total number of Master Teachers has been increased conformably to a provision of Letter of Implementation No. 1406, from 15,000 to a total of 30,000 positions. The number includes both Master Teacher I and Master Teacher II positions.
Posted on January 2, 1985
Pursuant to Presidential Decree No. 51 entitled “Amending Portions on National Security of the Integrated Reorganization Plan” and its Letter of Implementation No. 52-B, dated January 17, 1973, there shall be established in each office and school a Security Unit which shall provide for the security of its personnel, installations, classified documents and materials and which shall assist in the national effort involving national security.
Posted on April 10, 1973