Monday, August 21, 2017

DO 37, s. 2017 - Department of Education Drug-Free Workplace Policy

July 31, 2017
DO 37, s. 2017
Department of Education Drug-Free Workplace Policy
To:     Undersecretaries
          Assistant Secretaries
          Regional Directors
          Schools Division Superintendents
          Division Chiefs
           All Others Concerned
 
  1. The Department of Education (DepEd) issues the enclosed Drug-Free Workplace Policy to promote the maintenance of a safe and healthy work environment in DepEd workplaces and schools, free from the use of dangerous drugs, to safeguard the health, safety and welfare of its employees, and to reduce health and safety risks to our learners and to the public.
  1. The policy includes the Drug Testing Program of DepEd and the guidelines on the conduct of authorized drug test for officials and employees, including teaching and non-teaching personnel of the Department. 
  1. All DepEd Orders and other related issuances, rules and regulations and provisions, which are inconsistent with these guidelines are hereby repealed, rescinded, or modified accordingly.
  1. This policy shall take effect immediately upon its publication on www.deped.gov.ph. 
  1. Immediate dissemination of and strict compliance with this Order is directed.
 
(Sgd)LEONOR MAGTOLIS BRIONES
Secretary

Reference:  N o n e                                                                                                           
To be indicated in the Perpetual Index under the following subjects:

BUREAUS AND OFFICES                   
HEALTH EDUCATION
DRUG EDUCATION                           
OFFICIALS
EMPLOYEES                                    
POLICY
 
For the Enclosure, download it here. 

Saturday, August 19, 2017

DO 36, s. 2017 - Amendments to DepEd Order No. 21, s. 2017 (Guidelines in the Utilization of the 2017 Financial Support for Multigrade Schools)

July 18, 2017
DO 36, s. 2017
Amendments to DepEd Order No. 21, s. 2017 (Guidelines in the Utilization of the 2017 Financial Support for Multigrade Schools)
To:      Undersecretaries
           Assistant Secretaries
           Bureaus and Service Directors
           Regional Directors
           Schools Division Superintendents
           Public Elementary School Heads
           All Others Concerned
  1. 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 and shall read as follows:
  1. These Guidelines shall cover only public multigrade elementary schools; and
  2. Enclosure No. 1 (Item V.a.4).
             V.  Procedures
                  a. Release and Utilization
 4. A  total  of  Eighty-Three  Million  Twenty-Six  Thousand  Pesos (P83,026,000.00) is allocated under the General Appropriations Act (GAA) for Fiscal Year 2017. The Central Office shall issue a Sub-Allotment Release Order (Sub-ARO) to recipient schools division offices (SDOs) of which the breakdown of allotment is found in Enclosure 2.
  1.  All other provisions of DO 21, s. 2017 remain in effect.
  1. Immediate dissemination of and strict compliance with this Order is directed.
        
(Sgd)LEONOR MAGTOLIS BRIONES
Secretary
                  
Reference: DepEd Order (No. 21, s. 2017)
To be indicated in the Perpetual Index under the following subjects:
ALLOTMENT                                   
AMENDMENT                             
BUREAUS AND OFFICES           
FUNDS 
PROGRAMS
SCHOOLS 

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

DO 35, s. 2017 - Revised Guidelines on the Implementation of the Basic Educational Facilities Fund

July 17, 2017
DO 35, s. 2017 Revised Guidelines on the Implementation of the Basic Educational Facilities Fund To: Regional Secretary,
ARMM Regional Directors
Schools Division Superintendents
All Others Concerned

 1. 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. It shall be utilized for the provision of classroom and workshop buildings, replacement of old dilapidated buildings, provision of furniture, repair and rehabilitation of classrooms, including heritage buildings, as well as water and sanitation facilities, and electrification.

 2. The guidelines on the implementation of the different projects under the BEFF Program are detailed in the following enclosures:
Enclosure No. 1 : Guidelines for the Implementation of New Construction of Classrooms
Enclosure No. 2 : Guidelines on the Implementation of Repair/Rehabilitation of Classrooms, Water and Sanitation Facilities, and Gabaldon Heritage Buildings
Enclosure No. 3 : Guidelines on the Implementation of the School Furniture Program
Enclosure No. 4 : Guidelines on the Implementation of the Electrification of Schools On-Grid Program Annex A : Revised Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) for the implementation of the School Building Program Annex B : Designs of School Furniture

 3. The finalization of lists and release of funds for the various BEFF projects for ARMM shall be in accordance with the priorities and criteria set herein. However, implementation of the approved projects shall be governed by Republic Act (RA) No. 0954 or the Organic Act for the Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao (ARMM). The Department of Education (DepEd) ARMM shall report to the DepEd Central Office the status and utilization of funds and implementation of the projects funded under the BEFF.

4. Procurement and contract implementation of all the projects for implementation under BEFF shall be in accordance with RA 9184 otherwise known as the Government Procurement Reform Act (GPRA) and its latest Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR). The procuring entity shall ensure transparency in all procurement processes.

5. For all DepEd-implemented BEFF projects, the signing authorities for contracts as stipulated in DepEd Order No. 67, s. 2016 entitled Revised Signing Authorities for Financial Matters shall be followed in the implementation of the projects.

6. Modification of approved project listings in terms of scope or change of recipient school shall be subject for approval of the Secretary provided that the proposed modifications are justified and certified by the schools division superintendent (SDS).

7. Utilization of savings generated from terminated contracts or difference between the approved budget for the contract and the contract award price including any variations required for the project may be allowed subject for approval of the Secretary.

 8. The savings generated shall only be used for projects of the same category/purpose; and Savings shall be utilized for construction/repair projects in the same school or in other schools according to the following priorities: 1st Priority–repair of classrooms damaged by typhoons or calamities, prioritize damages that have occurred two to three years ago that have not been repaired or no repairs have started yet; 2nd Priority–repair of classrooms with structural issues; and 3rd Priority–repair of classrooms needing major repair based on the latest National School Building Inventory (NSBI) data, and/or latest survey data of the Office of the Undersecretary for Administration (OUA)/Education Facilities Division (EFD)

 8. The OUA, the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Legislative Affairs, regional directors, and/or SDSs shall be responsible in informing the concerned district representatives, local government units (LGUs), and other stakeholders on the approved project listings to avoid duplication of projects and to ensure smooth implementation of the program.

9. The approved project listings shall be published in the DepEd website: www.deped.gov.ph, in accordance to the provisions of the General Appropriations Act (GAA).

10. Immediate dissemination of and strict compliance with this Order is directed.

(Sgd)LEONOR MAGTOLIS BRIONES
Secretary
References: DepEd Order Nos.: (67, s. 2016); 94, s. 2011 To be indicated in the Perpetual Index under the following subjects: FUNDS
OFFCIALS
POLICY PROGRAMS
PROJECTS
SCHOOLBUILDING SCHOOLS

Monday, July 24, 2017

E-Class Record for Senior High School

Get it here.

DO 34, s. 2017 - Guidelines on the Formation of Consultative and Advisory Bodies on Indigenous Peoples Education (IPEd) in Regions Implementing the IPEd Program

July 17, 2017 DO 34, s. 2017 Guidelines on the Formation of Consultative and Advisory Bodies on Indigenous Peoples Education (IPEd) in Regions Implementing the IPEd Program To: Undersecretaries Assistant Secretaries Bureau and Service Directors Regional Directors Schools Division Superintendents Public Elementary and Secondary Schools Heads All Others Concerned 1. 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. This is pursuant to DepEd Order (DO) No. 62, s. 2011 entitled Adopting the National Indigenous Peoples Education Policy Framework and DO 43, s. 2013 entitled Implementing Rules and Regulations of Republic Act No. 10533 Otherwise Known as the Enhanced Basic Education Act of 2013. 2. Consistent with the Rights-Based Approach (RBA) as articulated in the National IPEd Policy Framework and DO 32, s. 2015 entitled the Adopting the Indigenous Peoples Education Curriculum Framework, this Order provides for the formation of Consultative and Advisory Bodies (CABs) on IPEd at the regional, division, and school levels in IPED-implementing regions. 3. The guidelines is intended to provide general guidance to DepEd offices in facilitating the formation of CABs so that the appropriate institutional support may be provided, consistent with IPEd policies and specific agreements between the concerned DepEd field office and the indigenous peoples community representatives engaged in the implementation of IPEd. 4. For more information, all concerned may contact the Indigenous Peoples Education Office (IPsEO), DepEd Central Office, Ground Floor, Mabini Building, DepEd Complex, Meralco Avenue, Pasig City at telefax no. (02) 633-7212 or through email address: ipseo@deped.gov.ph. 5. Immediate dissemination of and strict compliance with this Order is directed. (Sgd)LEONOR MAGTOLIS BRIONES Secretary References: DepEd Order Nos.: (62, s. 2011; 43, s. 2013; and 32, s. 2015) To be indicated in the Perpetual Index under the following subjects: INDIGENOUS PEOPLES EDUCATION POLICY PROGRAMS

DO 37, s. 2017 - Department of Education Drug-Free Workplace Policy

July 31, 2017 DO 37, s. 2017 Department of Education Drug-Free Workplace Policy To:     Undersecretaries           A...