The Department of Education (DepEd) issues the enclosed Hiring Guidelines for Senior High School (SHS) Teaching Positions Effective School Year (SY) 2016-2017, which aims to clearly define the application, selection, and appointment process of SHS teachers as well as to establish professional standards and evaluation criteria which will ensure that highly competent individuals with the appropriate qualifications and specializations are hired to teach in (SHSs).
The Department of Education (DepEd) shall implement the Authorized Deductions provided in Section 52 of the General Provisions of the Republic Act (RA) No. 10717, General Appropriations Act (GAA) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2016, entitled An Act Appropriating Funds for the Operation of the Government of the Republic of the Philippines from January One to December Thirty One, Two Thousand and Sixteen, and for Other Purposes, which is quoted as follows...
Further to DepEd Order No. 11, s. 2015, entitled Policies on the Implementation of the Senior High School (SHS) Voucher Program under the Government Assistance to Students and Teachers in Private Education (GASTPE), DepEd Order No. 40, s. 2015 entitled Guidelines on K to 12 Partnerships, and DepEd Order No. 46, s. 2015 entitled Detailed Guidelines on the Implementation of the Senior High School (SHS) Voucher Program, the Department of Education (DepEd) issues this Order to provide further clarifications on the rationale, scope, and conditions with regard to these policies.
The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) has released two issuances on the use of Personnel Services Appropriations and Realignment of Funds, namely...
The Department of Education (DepEd) issues the enclosed policy guidelines on the Utilization of the EGRA and EGMA Tools for System Assessment as a basis for monitoring and evaluating the implementation of Mother Tongue-Based Multilingual Education (MTB-MLE) and Kindergarten to Grade 3 literacy and numeracy programs. This is to ensure quality implementation of MTB-MLE.
Under DepEd Order No. 33, s. 2015 entitled Implementation of School-Based Feeding Program (SBFP) for School Year (SY) 2015-2016, the SBFP will cover 532,752 severely wasted (SW) and 627,403 wasted (W) learners from Kindergarten to Grade 6.
In support of the implementation of Mother Tongue-Based Multilingual Education (MTB-MLE), the Department of Education (DepEd) issues the enclosed Policy on the Utilization of Language Mapping Data to inform policy-making, planning, and programming for MTB-MLE across all DepEd levels.
Pursuant to the Civil Service Commission Memorandum Circular No. 06, s. 2002, entitled Revised Policies on the Grant of Loyalty Award, the payment of Loyalty Cash Award (LCA) was increased to an amount not less than P 500.00 but not more than P 1,000.00 for every year of service to qualified officials and employees.
The Department of Education (DepEd) recognizes the Red Cross Youth (RCY) as one of the official co-curricular organizations in the schools as stipulated in DepEd Order No. 38, s. 2005 entitled Recognition of the Red Cross Youth as Official Co-Curricular Organization in the Schools. One of the major services of the Philippine National Red Cross (PNRC) is its mission to educate and empower the children and youth in the spirit of Red Cross, through constructive meetings and effective leadership, and provide opportunities for directing and harnessing their energy and idealism into worth humanitarian activities.
In August 2001, Republic Act No. 9155 (RA 9155), An Act Instituting A Framework of Governance for Basic Education, Establishing Authority and Accountability, Renaming the Department of Education, Culture and Sports as the Department of Education, and for Other Purposes, otherwise known as the Governance of Basic Education Act of 2001, was issued. It provided a framework for the governance of education, decentralizing governance to the field, and making the schools and learning centers the heart of the education system. The law also established the authority and accountability of the various organization levels of the Department of Education (DepEd).